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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 425 30 6.5 3.5-11.9 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 40 7.6 5.1-11.2 324 79.5 73.6-84.4
GENDER
Male 169 12 7.0 2.5-18.3 16 7.3 3.9-13.3 14 6.9 3.4-13.4 127 78.8 68.6-86.3
Female 256 18 6.0 3.5-10.2 15 5.3 2.9- 9.6 26 8.4 5.5-12.6 197 80.3 73.9-85.4
RACE
White 345 21 5.0 3.1- 7.9 25 6.4 4.0- 9.9 32 7.6 5.2-11.0 267 81.1 76.0-85.3
Other 78 8 8.9 2.3-28.7 6 6.6 2.4-16.9 8 7.9 3.0-18.9 56 76.7 60.4-87.6
AGE
18-44 94 5 7.3 2.1-22.0 5 4.6 1.6-12.0 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 83 86.0 72.7-93.4
45+ 328 25 6.0 3.9- 9.1 26 7.8 5.0-12.1 39 11.8 8.3-16.5 238 74.4 68.2-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 21 8.5 3.7-18.3 17 6.7 3.6-12.1 21 6.8 4.1-11.3 155 78.0 68.7-85.2
Some College + 211 9 4.1 2.0- 8.3 14 6.0 3.2-11.0 19 8.5 4.7-15.0 169 81.3 73.9-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 234 21 8.6 3.9-18.1 21 7.4 4.2-12.9 30 10.6 6.6-16.7 162 73.3 63.9-81.0
$50,000+ 131 4 3.5 1.2- 9.5 7 5.0 2.1-11.3 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1 116 89.3 81.9-93.9

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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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