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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-Orange County 366 20 6.2 3.2-11.6 20 4.9 2.9- 8.2 10 2.9 1.2- 6.7 316 85.9 80.0-90.3
GENDER
Male 145 11 8.2 3.3-18.9 7 3.6 1.4- 8.9 5 3.8 1.2-11.7 122 84.3 73.6-91.2
Female 221 9 4.1 2.0- 8.4 13 6.2 3.3-11.5 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3 194 87.7 81.6-91.9
RACE
White 299 13 4.1 2.3- 7.3 16 5.7 3.1-10.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 264 88.7 83.7-92.3
Other 66 7 12.4 4.0-32.3 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 4 7.1 2.0-21.7 51 77.8 60.0-89.2
AGE
18-44 86 2 4.9 0.8-23.8 4 4.5 1.5-12.8 2 3.5 0.7-14.8 78 87.1 72.6-94.5
45+ 275 18 7.3 4.5-11.8 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 8 2.6 1.2- 5.5 233 84.8 79.4-88.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 8 13.5 4.6-33.5 8 8.8 3.8-18.9 8 7.0 3.1-14.9 59 70.7 54.7-82.9
Some College + 282 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 12 3.7 1.8- 7.2 2 1.6 0.3- 8.6 256 90.8 85.4-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 11 13.3 5.7-28.0 15 10.6 5.8-18.5 6 3.0 1.2- 7.6 100 73.1 60.5-82.8
$50,000+ 191 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 182 95.3 88.5-98.1

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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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