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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 397 60 9.4 6.9-12.7 337 90.6 87.3-93.1
GENDER
Male 136 18 7.2 4.1-12.3 118 92.8 87.7-95.9
Female 261 42 11.4 8.0-16.0 219 88.6 84.0-92.0
RACE
White 131 20 10.0 5.4-17.8 111 90.0 82.2-94.6
Other 264 40 9.2 6.4-13.0 224 90.8 87.0-93.6
AGE
18-44 124 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 121 98.2 94.1-99.5
45+ 270 57 18.0 13.6-23.5 213 82.0 76.5-86.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 253 43 10.6 7.2-15.2 210 89.4 84.8-92.8
Some College + 144 17 7.0 4.0-11.9 127 93.0 88.1-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 273 45 10.8 7.7-14.8 228 89.2 85.2-92.3
$50,000+ 62 5 6.1 2.3-15.3 57 93.9 84.7-97.7

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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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