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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 409 42 8.0 5.6-11.3 367 92.0 88.7-94.4
GENDER
Male 160 14 6.6 3.7-11.6 146 93.4 88.4-96.3
Female 249 28 9.5 6.1-14.4 221 90.5 85.6-93.9
RACE
White 307 25 6.5 4.1-10.3 282 93.5 89.7-95.9
Other 102 17 11.5 6.5-19.5 85 88.5 80.5-93.5
AGE
18-44 110 8 5.8 2.7-12.1 102 94.2 87.9-97.3
45+ 294 34 9.9 6.8-14.3 260 90.1 85.7-93.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 20 12.1 7.1-19.8 115 87.9 80.2-92.9
Some College + 274 22 6.2 3.8- 9.9 252 93.8 90.1-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 28 13.5 8.6-20.5 145 86.5 79.5-91.4
$50,000+ 185 8 4.4 2.1- 9.0 177 95.6 91.0-97.9

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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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