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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 396 36 5.1 3.5- 7.5 360 94.9 92.5-96.5
GENDER
Male 146 11 4.0 2.0- 7.6 135 96.0 92.4-98.0
Female 250 25 6.5 4.1-10.1 225 93.5 89.9-95.9
RACE
White 225 22 7.3 4.5-11.5 203 92.7 88.5-95.5
Other 167 13 3.6 1.9- 6.8 154 96.4 93.2-98.1
AGE
18-44 135 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 133 99.1 95.9-99.8
45+ 259 34 11.0 7.6-15.7 225 89.0 84.3-92.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 14 5.5 2.9-10.2 104 94.5 89.8-97.1
Some College + 278 22 4.9 3.0- 7.9 256 95.1 92.1-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 23 6.1 3.7- 9.9 147 93.9 90.1-96.3
$50,000+ 183 6 3.4 1.5- 7.9 177 96.6 92.1-98.5

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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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