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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 454 31 4.5 3.0- 6.7 423 95.5 93.3-97.0
GENDER
Male 160 7 3.3 1.5- 7.3 153 96.7 92.7-98.5
Female 294 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6 270 94.4 91.4-96.4
RACE
White 282 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9 266 96.1 93.1-97.8
Other 169 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 155 95.0 91.1-97.2
AGE
18-44 207 9 3.0 1.4- 6.3 198 97.0 93.7-98.6
45+ 244 22 6.7 4.2-10.4 222 93.3 89.6-95.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 13 4.0 2.2- 7.5 153 96.0 92.5-97.8
Some College + 287 18 4.8 2.8- 7.9 269 95.2 92.1-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 258 21 4.3 2.7- 7.0 237 95.7 93.0-97.3
$50,000+ 153 7 4.9 2.2-10.5 146 95.1 89.5-97.8

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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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