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2008 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 15,825 1,784 7.8 7.3- 8.3 14,041 92.2 91.7-92.7
-Alamance County 390 59 9.2 6.8-12.4 331 90.8 87.6-93.2
GENDER
Male 121 15 5.6 3.1-10.0 106 94.4 90.0-96.9
Female 269 44 12.1 8.6-16.8 225 87.9 83.2-91.4
RACE
White 306 46 9.1 6.5-12.6 260 90.9 87.4-93.5
Other 83 13 9.7 4.8-18.5 70 90.3 81.5-95.2
AGE
18-44 104 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 103 99.6 97.2-99.9
45+ 282 58 18.2 13.8-23.6 224 81.8 76.4-86.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 36 11.4 7.5-17.1 141 88.6 82.9-92.5
Some College + 212 22 6.6 4.1-10.3 190 93.4 89.7-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 38 13.7 9.4-19.6 154 86.3 80.4-90.6
$50,000+ 134 7 2.9 1.3- 6.5 127 97.1 93.5-98.7

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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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