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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 402 11 3.5 1.3- 9.5 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1 27 5.2 3.2- 8.3 346 88.3 83.0-92.0
GENDER
Male 148 8 6.1 2.0-17.5 8 3.6 1.6- 7.6 12 6.0 3.0-11.6 120 84.4 74.6-90.8
Female 254 3 0.8 0.3- 2.5 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 15 4.3 2.4- 7.8 226 92.5 88.6-95.1
RACE
White 338 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 14 2.5 1.4- 4.4 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 295 91.6 88.2-94.0
Other 61 4 10.5 2.4-36.2 4 5.0 1.7-13.9 4 6.8 2.1-20.3 49 77.7 57.7-89.9
AGE
18-44 132 3 4.4 1.0-18.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2 3 2.6 0.7- 9.0 124 92.3 81.0-97.1
45+ 265 8 2.6 1.3- 5.3 16 5.6 3.1- 9.7 23 7.5 4.7-11.7 218 84.3 78.9-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 7 7.3 2.1-22.5 7 3.2 1.2- 7.8 18 7.2 4.1-12.5 110 82.3 70.6-90.1
Some College + 259 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 11 2.9 1.5- 5.6 8 3.4 1.4- 8.1 236 92.5 87.8-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 6 6.4 1.6-22.4 11 4.6 2.2- 9.4 21 9.8 5.5-16.9 121 79.1 67.3-87.4
$50,000+ 180 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 6 2.5 1.0- 5.9 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 168 94.7 90.5-97.1

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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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