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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 447 50 7.1 5.0-10.2 397 92.9 89.8-95.0
GENDER
Male 141 12 5.1 2.3-10.7 129 94.9 89.3-97.7
Female 306 38 8.8 6.0-12.8 268 91.2 87.2-94.0
RACE
White 285 33 7.2 4.5-11.4 252 92.8 88.6-95.5
Other 160 17 7.0 3.9-12.2 143 93.0 87.8-96.1
AGE
18-44 124 6 3.3 1.3- 8.5 118 96.7 91.5-98.7
45+ 319 42 10.7 7.6-14.8 277 89.3 85.2-92.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 25 6.4 3.8-10.4 194 93.6 89.6-96.2
Some College + 227 25 7.9 4.7-13.0 202 92.1 87.0-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 246 36 10.5 6.8-16.0 210 89.5 84.0-93.2
$50,000+ 141 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 137 97.8 94.1-99.2

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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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