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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 17,220 1,462 6.0 5.6- 6.4 15,758 94.0 93.6-94.4
-Alamance County 461 33 4.7 3.2- 6.9 428 95.3 93.1-96.8
GENDER
Male 147 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5 139 97.4 94.5-98.8
Female 314 25 6.3 4.0- 9.7 289 93.7 90.3-96.0
RACE
White 347 30 5.9 3.9- 8.8 317 94.1 91.2-96.1
Other 111 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 108 98.0 93.7-99.4
AGE
18-44 176 6 2.2 0.9- 5.3 170 97.8 94.7-99.1
45+ 283 27 7.8 5.1-11.5 256 92.2 88.5-94.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 13 3.6 1.8- 6.9 209 96.4 93.1-98.2
Some College + 236 19 5.4 3.3- 8.7 217 94.6 91.3-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 24 5.8 3.7- 8.9 241 94.2 91.1-96.3
$50,000+ 116 4 2.1 0.7- 6.3 112 97.9 93.7-99.3

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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