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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 476 75 12.0 9.2-15.6 401 88.0 84.4-90.8
GENDER
Male 164 27 11.4 7.2-17.4 137 88.6 82.6-92.8
Female 312 48 12.6 9.0-17.3 264 87.4 82.7-91.0
RACE
White 275 39 9.6 6.6-13.8 236 90.4 86.2-93.4
Other 199 36 15.1 10.3-21.6 163 84.9 78.4-89.7
AGE
18-44 150 8 4.1 1.9- 8.7 142 95.9 91.3-98.1
45+ 322 67 20.6 15.8-26.3 255 79.4 73.7-84.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 39 12.7 8.5-18.6 169 87.3 81.4-91.5
Some College + 266 36 11.5 7.9-16.5 230 88.5 83.5-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 47 12.9 9.0-18.1 220 87.1 81.9-91.0
$50,000+ 154 11 7.0 3.6-13.5 143 93.0 86.5-96.4

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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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