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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 348 53 12.4 8.9-17.2 295 87.6 82.8-91.1
GENDER
Male 132 21 14.9 8.9-23.9 111 85.1 76.1-91.1
Female 216 32 10.3 6.9-15.1 184 89.7 84.9-93.1
RACE
White 295 42 10.4 7.1-15.1 253 89.6 84.9-92.9
Other 53 11 21.0 10.6-37.3 42 79.0 62.7-89.4
AGE
18-44 95 3 3.3 0.9-11.8 92 96.7 88.2-99.1
45+ 250 50 20.7 15.0-27.7 200 79.3 72.3-85.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 33 13.0 8.5-19.2 158 87.0 80.8-91.5
Some College + 155 19 11.3 6.5-18.9 136 88.7 81.1-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 35 14.5 9.5-21.7 159 85.5 78.3-90.5
$50,000+ 86 6 5.6 2.4-12.5 80 94.4 87.5-97.6

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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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