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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 436 23 3.0 1.8- 4.9 29 3.9 2.5- 6.1 35 8.3 4.9-13.7 349 84.8 79.4-89.0
GENDER
Male 137 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7 15 11.7 5.3-23.7 110 84.4 73.0-91.6
Female 299 18 4.2 2.3- 7.4 22 5.2 3.1- 8.5 20 5.6 3.3- 9.2 239 85.1 80.0-89.1
RACE
White 279 12 2.6 1.2- 5.4 18 3.5 1.9- 6.1 16 4.7 2.6- 8.4 233 89.2 84.5-92.6
Other 155 11 3.7 1.9- 7.2 11 4.9 2.5- 9.5 19 15.0 7.2-28.8 114 76.4 64.2-85.3
AGE
18-44 121 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 5 5.3 1.4-18.5 110 92.1 81.0-97.0
45+ 312 20 4.8 2.9- 7.6 26 7.3 4.6-11.3 29 11.2 7.5-16.5 237 76.8 70.9-81.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 209 16 3.3 1.9- 6.0 14 3.5 1.8- 7.0 22 11.6 5.6-22.4 157 81.5 71.4-88.6
Some College + 226 7 2.6 1.1- 6.3 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 13 5.2 2.8- 9.5 191 87.8 82.3-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 20 5.3 3.2- 8.8 27 12.6 6.7-22.5 175 78.8 69.6-85.8
$50,000+ 141 4 3.2 1.1- 9.2 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 3 2.4 0.8- 7.3 131 93.4 87.3-96.7

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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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