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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 391 48 9.4 6.4-13.5 343 90.6 86.5-93.6
GENDER
Male 123 13 6.7 3.5-12.6 110 93.3 87.4-96.5
Female 268 35 11.5 7.2-17.8 233 88.5 82.2-92.8
RACE
White 268 30 8.6 5.5-13.1 238 91.4 86.9-94.5
Other 118 17 10.9 5.4-21.0 101 89.1 79.0-94.6
AGE
18-44 114 2 2.9 0.6-13.8 112 97.1 86.2-99.4
45+ 275 46 15.5 11.2-21.2 229 84.5 78.8-88.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 145 26 12.0 7.4-19.0 119 88.0 81.0-92.6
Some College + 244 22 7.7 4.2-13.8 222 92.3 86.2-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 197 31 11.3 7.3-17.1 166 88.7 82.9-92.7
$50,000+ 151 9 5.1 2.4-10.6 142 94.9 89.4-97.6

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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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