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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 369 39 7.5 5.0-11.2 330 92.5 88.8-95.0
GENDER
Male 138 16 8.7 4.7-15.5 122 91.3 84.5-95.3
Female 231 23 6.5 3.8-11.2 208 93.5 88.8-96.2
RACE
White 306 33 8.5 5.5-13.1 273 91.5 86.9-94.5
Other 62 6 3.4 1.4- 7.9 56 96.6 92.1-98.6
AGE
18-44 108 2 2.0 0.4- 9.0 106 98.0 91.0-99.6
45+ 258 37 13.3 9.0-19.2 221 86.7 80.8-91.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 24 12.2 7.2-20.0 128 87.8 80.0-92.8
Some College + 216 15 5.1 2.7- 9.5 201 94.9 90.5-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 29 15.8 9.9-24.2 144 84.2 75.8-90.1
$50,000+ 147 3 1.5 0.4- 5.1 144 98.5 94.9-99.6

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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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