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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 447 59 7.9 5.9-10.5 388 92.1 89.5-94.1
GENDER
Male 176 18 5.2 3.1- 8.6 158 94.8 91.4-96.9
Female 271 41 10.7 7.5-15.0 230 89.3 85.0-92.5
RACE
White 363 49 9.7 7.1-13.1 314 90.3 86.9-92.9
Other 82 10 4.0 2.0- 8.1 72 96.0 91.9-98.0
AGE
18-44 99 0 0.0 . - . 99 100 . - .
45+ 345 59 13.9 10.5-18.3 286 86.1 81.7-89.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 39 9.2 6.3-13.3 189 90.8 86.7-93.7
Some College + 219 20 6.2 3.8- 9.9 199 93.8 90.1-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 43 9.8 6.8-13.8 211 90.2 86.2-93.2
$50,000+ 132 9 4.1 2.1- 8.1 123 95.9 91.9-97.9

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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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