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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 345 43 8.8 6.3-12.2 302 91.2 87.8-93.7
GENDER
Male 127 16 8.1 4.8-13.5 111 91.9 86.5-95.2
Female 218 27 9.4 6.0-14.3 191 90.6 85.7-94.0
RACE
White 311 37 8.9 6.2-12.6 274 91.1 87.4-93.8
Other 32 5 7.2 2.7-18.0 27 92.8 82.0-97.3
AGE
18-44 75 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 73 97.8 90.8-99.5
45+ 269 40 13.2 9.5-18.0 229 86.8 82.0-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 24 12.2 7.7-18.9 91 87.8 81.1-92.3
Some College + 229 18 6.8 4.1-11.2 211 93.2 88.8-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 28 10.8 7.2-16.1 157 89.2 83.9-92.8
$50,000+ 123 9 5.5 2.6-11.2 114 94.5 88.8-97.4

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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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