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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 414 41 5.5 3.8- 7.8 373 94.5 92.2-96.2
GENDER
Male 163 12 4.6 2.4- 8.6 151 95.4 91.4-97.6
Female 251 29 6.2 4.0- 9.6 222 93.8 90.4-96.0
RACE
White 257 18 4.3 2.4- 7.5 239 95.7 92.5-97.6
Other 153 23 7.0 4.4-11.0 130 93.0 89.0-95.6
AGE
18-44 139 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 137 99.3 97.1-99.8
45+ 269 39 12.1 8.5-17.0 230 87.9 83.0-91.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 21 7.4 4.2-12.6 87 92.6 87.4-95.8
Some College + 305 20 4.4 2.6- 7.3 285 95.6 92.7-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 25 7.7 4.8-12.4 138 92.3 87.6-95.2
$50,000+ 198 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 193 97.6 93.7-99.1

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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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