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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 408 49 8.3 6.1-11.3 359 91.7 88.7-93.9
GENDER
Male 163 17 6.2 3.6-10.3 146 93.8 89.7-96.4
Female 245 32 10.2 7.0-14.8 213 89.8 85.2-93.0
RACE
White 369 44 8.9 6.4-12.2 325 91.1 87.8-93.6
Other 36 4 4.5 1.5-12.7 32 95.5 87.3-98.5
AGE
18-44 87 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 85 98.3 93.4-99.6
45+ 318 47 13.0 9.6-17.4 271 87.0 82.6-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 43 12.1 8.6-16.8 188 87.9 83.2-91.4
Some College + 177 6 3.5 1.5- 7.8 171 96.5 92.2-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 37 10.2 7.0-14.6 203 89.8 85.4-93.0
$50,000+ 113 4 2.8 1.0- 7.4 109 97.2 92.6-99.0

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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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