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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 382 16 3.4 1.7- 6.6 27 5.9 3.7- 9.2 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1 320 88.2 84.0-91.5
GENDER
Male 138 7 3.2 1.1- 9.4 7 3.9 1.7- 8.7 9 2.7 1.3- 5.4 115 90.2 83.6-94.3
Female 244 9 3.5 1.5- 7.8 20 8.2 4.9-13.5 10 2.3 1.2- 4.4 205 86.0 80.1-90.4
RACE
White 221 11 3.1 1.6- 6.2 13 5.8 3.1-10.7 11 3.4 1.8- 6.2 186 87.6 82.2-91.6
Other 159 5 3.6 1.2- 9.8 14 6.0 3.2-11.1 8 1.9 0.9- 4.2 132 88.5 81.8-93.0
AGE
18-44 129 2 1.8 0.3- 9.2 5 4.0 1.6- 9.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 121 93.9 87.1-97.2
45+ 251 14 5.5 2.8-10.3 22 8.5 5.5-13.0 18 5.6 3.4- 9.1 197 80.4 74.4-85.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 7 5.7 2.1-14.7 7 4.7 2.0-10.7 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7 88 85.7 76.5-91.7
Some College + 270 9 1.9 0.9- 4.1 20 6.7 3.9-11.1 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 232 89.8 85.1-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 10 5.1 2.0-12.2 20 10.5 6.2-17.5 17 4.6 2.7- 7.9 116 79.8 70.9-86.4
$50,000+ 181 4 1.5 0.5- 4.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 170 95.8 92.2-97.8

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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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