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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 382 39 8.7 5.7-13.3 343 91.3 86.7-94.3
GENDER
Male 143 12 8.9 4.2-18.1 131 91.1 81.9-95.8
Female 239 27 8.6 5.4-13.4 212 91.4 86.6-94.6
RACE
White 291 25 7.2 4.4-11.6 266 92.8 88.4-95.6
Other 87 13 11.8 5.5-23.6 74 88.2 76.4-94.5
AGE
18-44 98 8 9.0 4.0-19.0 90 91.0 81.0-96.0
45+ 281 31 8.7 5.9-12.5 250 91.3 87.5-94.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 14 12.5 5.6-25.7 98 87.5 74.3-94.4
Some College + 270 25 7.1 4.5-11.2 245 92.9 88.8-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 25 12.2 7.6-19.1 114 87.8 80.9-92.4
$50,000+ 183 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0 177 97.2 93.0-98.9

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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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