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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 66 6.8 5.1- 9.1 611 93.2 90.9-94.9
GENDER
Male 274 24 6.5 3.9-10.4 250 93.5 89.6-96.1
Female 403 42 7.2 5.1-10.2 361 92.8 89.8-94.9
RACE
White 462 40 6.1 4.2- 8.8 422 93.9 91.2-95.8
Other 213 26 7.9 4.9-12.5 187 92.1 87.5-95.1
AGE
18-44 200 4 2.1 0.7- 5.9 196 97.9 94.1-99.3
45+ 467 62 11.6 8.7-15.2 405 88.4 84.8-91.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 26 10.2 6.2-16.2 156 89.8 83.8-93.8
Some College + 491 40 5.3 3.7- 7.6 451 94.7 92.4-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 43 11.3 7.7-16.3 224 88.7 83.7-92.3
$50,000+ 316 12 3.1 1.6- 5.8 304 96.9 94.2-98.4

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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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