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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 414 55 9.4 6.9-12.7 359 90.6 87.3-93.1
GENDER
Male 171 23 9.1 5.7-14.3 148 90.9 85.7-94.3
Female 243 32 9.6 6.3-14.3 211 90.4 85.7-93.7
RACE
White 353 49 10.6 7.6-14.5 304 89.4 85.5-92.4
Other 61 6 5.3 2.1-12.9 55 94.7 87.1-97.9
AGE
18-44 110 7 3.8 1.7- 8.5 103 96.2 91.5-98.3
45+ 301 48 14.9 11.0-19.9 253 85.1 80.1-89.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 33 10.6 7.0-15.6 188 89.4 84.4-93.0
Some College + 192 22 8.0 4.9-12.8 170 92.0 87.2-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 38 13.7 9.4-19.5 183 86.3 80.5-90.6
$50,000+ 124 6 3.8 1.7- 8.6 118 96.2 91.4-98.3

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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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