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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 446 37 5.3 3.7- 7.7 409 94.7 92.3-96.3
GENDER
Male 171 14 5.5 2.9-10.1 157 94.5 89.9-97.1
Female 275 23 5.2 3.4- 8.0 252 94.8 92.0-96.6
RACE
White 397 34 5.4 3.6- 7.9 363 94.6 92.1-96.4
Other 48 3 5.0 1.5-15.7 45 95.0 84.3-98.5
AGE
18-44 159 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 156 99.0 96.3-99.7
45+ 284 34 10.4 7.2-15.0 250 89.6 85.0-92.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 26 6.2 4.0- 9.2 206 93.8 90.8-96.0
Some College + 213 11 4.5 2.2- 8.9 202 95.5 91.1-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 272 32 8.0 5.4-11.9 240 92.0 88.1-94.6
$50,000+ 103 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 102 98.8 91.7-99.8

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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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