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2005 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 17,220 1,462 6.0 5.6- 6.4 15,758 94.0 93.6-94.4
-Rowan County 475 47 7.9 5.7-10.9 428 92.1 89.1-94.3
GENDER
Male 167 17 8.4 5.0-13.9 150 91.6 86.1-95.0
Female 308 30 7.4 5.0-11.0 278 92.6 89.0-95.0
RACE
White 393 35 7.5 5.1-10.9 358 92.5 89.1-94.9
Other 79 11 8.6 4.4-16.3 68 91.4 83.7-95.6
AGE
18-44 155 7 4.4 2.0- 9.3 148 95.6 90.7-98.0
45+ 320 40 11.2 8.0-15.5 280 88.8 84.5-92.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 33 11.3 7.7-16.3 230 88.7 83.7-92.3
Some College + 212 14 3.9 2.1- 6.9 198 96.1 93.1-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 37 10.4 7.2-14.8 271 89.6 85.2-92.8
$50,000+ 99 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 98 99.4 95.7-99.9

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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: 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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