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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 569 20 2.8 1.7- 4.7 16 2.0 1.1- 3.8 16 3.0 1.5- 5.6 517 92.2 89.1-94.5
GENDER
Male 235 8 2.9 1.3- 6.1 6 2.0 0.7- 5.4 7 3.9 1.6- 9.3 214 91.3 85.6-94.8
Female 334 12 2.8 1.4- 5.5 10 2.1 1.0- 4.4 9 2.1 0.9- 4.6 303 93.1 89.5-95.5
RACE
White 426 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 13 3.5 1.7- 7.1 388 92.7 89.1-95.2
Other 142 6 4.0 1.6- 9.5 5 3.2 1.1- 8.9 3 2.0 0.5- 7.9 128 90.9 83.7-95.0
AGE
18-44 196 3 1.1 0.4- 3.5 3 1.2 0.3- 4.9 2 2.0 0.5- 8.1 188 95.6 90.3-98.1
45+ 367 17 4.7 2.6- 8.2 13 2.9 1.5- 5.5 14 4.1 2.2- 7.5 323 88.3 83.7-91.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 4 1.9 0.6- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 6 5.2 1.8-14.2 123 92.6 84.3-96.7
Some College + 434 16 3.2 1.8- 5.7 15 2.7 1.4- 5.1 10 2.1 1.0- 4.4 393 92.0 88.5-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 10 3.8 1.8- 7.7 8 3.5 1.4- 8.4 12 5.6 2.8-10.8 176 87.2 80.7-91.7
$50,000+ 303 8 2.5 1.1- 5.5 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 287 95.8 92.7-97.6

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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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