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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 448 44 7.8 5.3-11.1 404 92.2 88.9-94.7
GENDER
Male 178 18 9.2 5.2-15.7 160 90.8 84.3-94.8
Female 270 26 6.4 4.2- 9.7 244 93.6 90.3-95.8
RACE
White 389 41 9.0 6.1-13.0 348 91.0 87.0-93.9
Other 57 3 3.1 0.7-12.1 54 96.9 87.9-99.3
AGE
18-44 122 6 4.9 1.9-12.0 116 95.1 88.0-98.1
45+ 322 38 10.3 7.2-14.4 284 89.7 85.6-92.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 27 10.1 6.1-16.4 169 89.9 83.6-93.9
Some College + 252 17 5.7 3.4- 9.6 235 94.3 90.4-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 28 8.5 5.5-12.9 212 91.5 87.1-94.5
$50,000+ 156 10 5.1 2.5- 9.9 146 94.9 90.1-97.5

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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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