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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 435 21 4.2 2.6- 6.8 25 5.2 3.0- 8.6 18 4.5 2.2- 8.9 371 86.1 81.1-89.9
GENDER
Male 173 10 5.2 2.6- 9.9 10 6.2 2.7-13.3 8 4.4 2.1- 9.0 145 84.2 76.6-89.7
Female 262 11 3.4 1.7- 6.5 15 4.2 2.4- 7.1 10 4.6 1.4-14.0 226 87.9 80.7-92.7
RACE
White 378 16 3.9 2.2- 6.8 22 5.5 3.1- 9.4 17 5.5 2.7-10.9 323 85.2 79.4-89.6
Other 55 5 5.7 2.2-14.3 3 4.1 1.0-15.6 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 46 89.5 78.6-95.2
AGE
18-44 117 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 4 3.7 1.1-11.8 4 5.2 1.6-16.1 107 89.5 79.1-95.1
45+ 314 19 6.6 4.0-10.7 21 6.5 3.9-10.6 14 3.9 2.2- 6.9 260 83.0 77.7-87.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 12 5.6 3.0-10.3 10 5.8 2.5-12.9 15 5.3 2.9- 9.2 150 83.3 76.0-88.8
Some College + 248 9 3.1 1.4- 6.6 15 4.6 2.5- 8.5 3 3.9 1.0-13.9 221 88.4 80.9-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 233 14 5.5 3.0- 9.7 16 5.2 2.8- 9.3 13 4.0 2.2- 7.3 190 85.3 79.6-89.7
$50,000+ 152 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4 6 3.5 1.3- 9.3 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 139 91.4 84.4-95.4

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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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