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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 409 24 3.5 2.2- 5.6 385 96.5 94.4-97.8
GENDER
Male 153 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9 143 95.9 92.1-97.9
Female 256 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 242 97.1 94.9-98.4
RACE
White 343 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6 324 96.6 94.4-98.0
Other 63 5 4.1 1.4-11.5 58 95.9 88.5-98.6
AGE
18-44 134 2 0.7 0.2- 3.2 132 99.3 96.8-99.8
45+ 270 22 6.7 4.1-10.6 248 93.3 89.4-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 11 3.7 1.9- 7.2 133 96.3 92.8-98.1
Some College + 264 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3 251 96.6 93.7-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 18 6.5 3.7-11.0 143 93.5 89.0-96.3
$50,000+ 181 3 0.9 0.2- 3.6 178 99.1 96.4-99.8

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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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