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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
-Alamance County 351 42 9.2 5.6-14.7 309 90.8 85.3-94.4
GENDER
Male 124 12 10.9 4.7-23.5 112 89.1 76.5-95.3
Female 227 30 7.8 4.9-12.2 197 92.2 87.8-95.1
RACE
White 287 33 9.1 4.9-16.2 254 90.9 83.8-95.1
Other 62 9 9.8 4.6-19.6 53 90.2 80.4-95.4
AGE
18-44 83 3 5.9 1.5-20.8 80 94.1 79.2-98.5
45+ 264 36 11.7 8.1-16.6 228 88.3 83.4-91.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 20 12.8 6.3-24.4 142 87.2 75.6-93.7
Some College + 189 22 6.4 3.7-10.8 167 93.6 89.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 27 8.8 5.3-14.2 162 91.2 85.8-94.7
$50,000+ 116 6 3.0 1.2- 7.2 110 97.0 92.8-98.8

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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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