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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 362 53 10.2 7.4-13.7 309 89.8 86.3-92.6
GENDER
Male 136 18 9.4 5.4-15.8 118 90.6 84.2-94.6
Female 226 35 10.8 7.5-15.3 191 89.2 84.7-92.5
RACE
White 330 51 11.8 8.7-15.8 279 88.2 84.2-91.3
Other 28 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4 26 98.3 92.6-99.6
AGE
18-44 75 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7 73 98.8 95.3-99.7
45+ 284 51 16.3 12.1-21.5 233 83.7 78.5-87.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 33 11.7 7.6-17.5 147 88.3 82.5-92.4
Some College + 182 20 8.6 5.3-13.5 162 91.4 86.5-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 36 13.5 9.0-19.8 158 86.5 80.2-91.0
$50,000+ 121 10 5.6 2.8-10.9 111 94.4 89.1-97.2

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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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