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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 410 40 5.9 4.0- 8.4 370 94.1 91.6-96.0
GENDER
Male 169 17 5.3 3.0- 9.2 152 94.7 90.8-97.0
Female 241 23 6.4 4.0-10.3 218 93.6 89.7-96.0
RACE
White 313 34 6.6 4.4- 9.8 279 93.4 90.2-95.6
Other 92 6 4.1 1.6-10.3 86 95.9 89.7-98.4
AGE
18-44 155 5 2.2 0.9- 5.7 150 97.8 94.3-99.1
45+ 255 35 11.4 7.9-16.3 220 88.6 83.7-92.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 17 6.2 3.5-10.6 158 93.8 89.4-96.5
Some College + 235 23 5.6 3.4- 9.1 212 94.4 90.9-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 22 6.7 4.0-11.0 182 93.3 89.0-96.0
$50,000+ 155 12 4.9 2.6- 9.1 143 95.1 90.9-97.4

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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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