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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 12,132 1,576 8.6 8.0- 9.3 10,556 91.4 90.7-92.0
-Alamance County 310 45 9.1 6.3-12.8 265 90.9 87.2-93.7
GENDER
Male 119 11 7.3 3.8-13.6 108 92.7 86.4-96.2
Female 191 34 10.7 7.0-16.0 157 89.3 84.0-93.0
RACE
White 247 36 10.9 7.3-15.9 211 89.1 84.1-92.7
Other 58 8 4.7 2.1-10.2 50 95.3 89.8-97.9
AGE
18-44 75 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 72 97.1 91.2-99.1
45+ 229 40 14.9 10.4-20.8 189 85.1 79.2-89.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 25 9.2 5.7-14.6 122 90.8 85.4-94.3
Some College + 162 19 8.6 4.9-14.6 143 91.4 85.4-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 26 9.4 5.9-14.4 139 90.6 85.6-94.1
$50,000+ 91 8 7.5 3.2-16.5 83 92.5 83.5-96.8

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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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