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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-Alamance County 370 22 4.5 2.7- 7.2 29 7.7 3.9-14.9 25 4.3 2.7- 6.8 294 83.5 76.9-88.5
GENDER
Male 116 7 4.6 2.0-10.2 7 9.0 2.6-27.1 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6 94 83.2 68.8-91.8
Female 254 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6 22 6.6 4.1-10.6 17 5.3 3.0- 9.2 200 83.7 78.3-88.0
RACE
White 295 13 3.2 1.7- 5.8 22 4.9 3.0- 8.0 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 239 87.8 83.5-91.1
Other 75 9 8.5 3.7-18.0 7 16.4 4.8-43.6 4 5.1 1.7-14.3 55 70.1 49.4-84.9
AGE
18-44 101 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3 6 8.2 2.3-24.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 90 87.9 73.5-95.0
45+ 266 18 5.9 3.6- 9.7 23 7.4 4.7-11.5 24 8.0 5.1-12.3 201 78.6 72.8-83.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 12 4.5 2.3- 8.7 22 13.1 6.0-26.4 15 5.2 2.8- 9.7 114 77.1 65.0-85.9
Some College + 206 9 4.2 2.0- 8.7 7 2.0 0.9- 4.5 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3 180 90.5 85.5-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 13 7.1 3.8-12.9 17 7.4 4.2-12.7 17 7.0 4.0-11.9 137 78.5 70.7-84.7
$50,000+ 131 5 2.2 0.7- 6.6 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 119 94.1 88.6-97.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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