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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 380 32 7.2 4.7-11.0 348 92.8 89.0-95.3
GENDER
Male 152 12 6.7 3.2-13.5 140 93.3 86.5-96.8
Female 228 20 7.7 4.7-12.5 208 92.3 87.5-95.3
RACE
White 310 24 6.2 3.9- 9.6 286 93.8 90.4-96.1
Other 69 8 10.2 4.1-22.9 61 89.8 77.1-95.9
AGE
18-44 90 2 3.2 0.6-14.3 88 96.8 85.7-99.4
45+ 285 29 9.9 6.6-14.5 256 90.1 85.5-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 12 11.0 5.9-19.7 73 89.0 80.3-94.1
Some College + 294 20 6.1 3.3-10.7 274 93.9 89.3-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 19 12.3 7.5-19.6 120 87.7 80.4-92.5
$50,000+ 196 10 4.8 1.9-11.4 186 95.2 88.6-98.1

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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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