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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 397 15 2.4 1.3- 4.3 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4 339 89.6 86.1-92.2
GENDER
Male 155 4 1.6 0.5- 4.6 9 4.5 2.2- 8.9 8 4.0 1.9- 8.2 134 89.9 84.3-93.7
Female 242 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 12 3.6 1.9- 6.7 14 4.0 2.1- 7.3 205 89.2 84.5-92.5
RACE
White 301 9 2.1 1.0- 4.3 13 2.9 1.6- 5.1 15 3.4 1.9- 6.2 264 91.6 88.0-94.2
Other 96 6 3.2 1.2- 8.0 8 6.9 3.2-14.1 7 5.3 2.3-11.5 75 84.7 76.0-90.6
AGE
18-44 104 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 4 1.5 0.5- 4.2 97 96.3 91.9-98.3
45+ 289 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4 19 6.2 3.8-10.1 18 5.9 3.5- 9.9 238 84.3 79.1-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 9 6.7 3.2-13.5 11 5.2 2.6-10.0 107 85.3 77.4-90.7
Some College + 265 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4 12 2.8 1.5- 5.1 11 3.4 1.8- 6.6 232 91.5 87.7-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 10 4.7 2.3- 9.5 15 7.2 4.1-12.3 18 9.0 5.3-15.0 124 79.1 71.3-85.2
$50,000+ 181 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 173 96.5 92.5-98.4

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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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