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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 421 35 5.6 3.7- 8.3 386 94.4 91.7-96.3
GENDER
Male 163 15 5.7 3.1-10.2 148 94.3 89.8-96.9
Female 258 20 5.5 3.1- 9.4 238 94.5 90.6-96.9
RACE
White 314 29 6.0 3.8- 9.5 285 94.0 90.5-96.2
Other 104 6 4.8 2.0-11.0 98 95.2 89.0-98.0
AGE
18-44 106 2 1.2 0.2- 6.5 104 98.8 93.5-99.8
45+ 311 33 9.5 6.4-14.0 278 90.5 86.0-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 19 5.9 3.3-10.2 140 94.1 89.8-96.7
Some College + 261 16 5.3 2.9- 9.5 245 94.7 90.5-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 187 22 6.8 4.1-11.0 165 93.2 89.0-95.9
$50,000+ 176 5 3.1 1.1- 8.0 171 96.9 92.0-98.9

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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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