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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 586 36 4.7 3.2- 6.9 550 95.3 93.1-96.8
GENDER
Male 242 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 230 95.7 92.0-97.7
Female 344 24 5.1 3.2- 8.2 320 94.9 91.8-96.8
RACE
White 434 27 4.5 2.9- 6.8 407 95.5 93.2-97.1
Other 151 9 5.3 2.5-11.1 142 94.7 88.9-97.5
AGE
18-44 205 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 204 99.7 97.7- 100
45+ 375 34 9.7 6.6-14.0 341 90.3 86.0-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 16 7.0 3.9-12.3 124 93.0 87.7-96.1
Some College + 445 20 3.9 2.3- 6.4 425 96.1 93.6-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 24 8.6 5.2-13.9 189 91.4 86.1-94.8
$50,000+ 311 10 2.6 1.3- 5.0 301 97.4 95.0-98.7

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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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