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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 408 44 6.1 4.3- 8.6 364 93.9 91.4-95.7
GENDER
Male 164 12 5.1 2.6- 9.6 152 94.9 90.4-97.4
Female 244 32 7.0 4.7-10.3 212 93.0 89.7-95.3
RACE
White 362 40 6.7 4.6- 9.5 322 93.3 90.5-95.4
Other 44 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5 40 96.7 90.5-98.9
AGE
18-44 117 0 0.0 . - . 117 100 . - .
45+ 290 43 12.3 8.8-16.9 247 87.7 83.1-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 22 4.7 2.9- 7.5 215 95.3 92.5-97.1
Some College + 171 22 8.2 5.0-13.2 149 91.8 86.8-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 34 8.2 5.5-12.1 210 91.8 87.9-94.5
$50,000+ 111 3 1.7 0.4- 6.9 108 98.3 93.1-99.6

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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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