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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
-Gaston County 318 21 5.6 3.2- 9.4 32 9.8 5.7-16.3 24 6.7 4.0-10.9 241 77.9 71.1-83.6
GENDER
Male 119 9 7.1 3.1-15.4 9 9.6 3.3-24.6 8 7.5 3.2-16.7 93 75.8 62.9-85.3
Female 199 12 4.4 2.3- 8.1 23 10.0 5.9-16.3 16 6.1 3.4-10.5 148 79.6 72.3-85.3
RACE
White 274 15 4.0 2.0- 7.8 27 7.4 4.6-11.9 21 7.1 4.1-12.0 211 81.4 75.2-86.4
Other 44 6 13.1 5.2-29.2 5 21.6 6.8-50.9 3 4.7 1.4-15.0 30 60.6 38.6-79.0
AGE
18-44 83 4 3.3 1.0-10.0 8 11.5 4.4-26.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 68 82.6 68.8-91.1
45+ 231 17 7.4 4.1-13.2 22 8.0 5.0-12.7 21 10.0 5.8-16.8 171 74.6 66.8-81.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 17 8.3 4.6-14.3 23 10.2 6.3-16.0 16 8.2 4.4-14.7 117 73.4 64.8-80.5
Some College + 144 4 3.1 0.9-10.2 9 9.5 3.6-22.6 8 5.4 2.3-12.2 123 82.0 70.1-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 14 6.2 3.2-11.7 19 11.9 5.6-23.6 16 8.4 4.3-15.9 128 73.4 62.6-82.0
$50,000+ 85 2 3.9 0.8-16.5 3 3.3 1.0-10.4 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 77 90.2 79.8-95.6

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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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