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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 470 42 6.6 4.1-10.5 428 93.4 89.5-95.9
GENDER
Male 179 14 5.4 2.8-10.4 165 94.6 89.6-97.2
Female 291 28 7.7 4.0-14.2 263 92.3 85.8-96.0
RACE
White 380 35 7.4 4.4-12.4 345 92.6 87.6-95.6
Other 85 6 3.3 1.4- 7.7 79 96.7 92.3-98.6
AGE
18-44 152 6 5.1 1.8-14.0 146 94.9 86.0-98.2
45+ 314 34 8.0 5.5-11.6 280 92.0 88.4-94.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 204 22 9.4 4.7-17.8 182 90.6 82.2-95.3
Some College + 263 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 243 95.6 92.8-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 24 10.2 5.4-18.6 203 89.8 81.4-94.6
$50,000+ 186 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3 180 98.1 95.7-99.2

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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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