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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 385 42 8.1 5.7-11.4 343 91.9 88.6-94.3
GENDER
Male 125 13 7.3 4.0-13.1 112 92.7 86.9-96.0
Female 260 29 8.6 5.7-13.0 231 91.4 87.0-94.3
RACE
White 307 32 8.2 5.4-12.1 275 91.8 87.9-94.6
Other 76 9 7.5 3.6-15.0 67 92.5 85.0-96.4
AGE
18-44 128 4 1.5 0.6- 4.1 124 98.5 95.9-99.4
45+ 255 37 15.0 10.5-20.9 218 85.0 79.1-89.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 23 10.6 6.5-16.9 135 89.4 83.1-93.5
Some College + 226 19 6.5 3.9-10.5 207 93.5 89.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 201 24 10.0 6.3-15.7 177 90.0 84.3-93.7
$50,000+ 132 9 4.4 2.2- 8.5 123 95.6 91.5-97.8

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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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