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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,919 1,268 7.1 6.7- 7.6 13,651 92.9 92.4-93.3
-Rowan County 443 46 9.0 6.5-12.5 397 91.0 87.5-93.5
GENDER
Male 155 10 6.1 3.0-11.9 145 93.9 88.1-97.0
Female 288 36 11.6 8.1-16.4 252 88.4 83.6-91.9
RACE
White 370 40 9.7 6.8-13.7 330 90.3 86.3-93.2
Other 71 5 5.6 2.0-14.9 66 94.4 85.1-98.0
AGE
18-44 174 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 170 98.2 95.1-99.4
45+ 268 42 15.0 10.6-20.7 226 85.0 79.3-89.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 28 10.2 6.7-15.5 211 89.8 84.5-93.3
Some College + 204 18 7.4 4.4-12.3 186 92.6 87.7-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 32 11.4 7.7-16.7 224 88.6 83.3-92.3
$50,000+ 103 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 102 99.2 94.5-99.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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