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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 263 46 10.2 7.4-14.0 217 89.8 86.0-92.6
GENDER
Male 101 14 6.4 3.5-11.5 87 93.6 88.5-96.5
Female 162 32 13.9 9.6-19.9 130 86.1 80.1-90.4
RACE
White 246 42 10.5 7.5-14.4 204 89.5 85.6-92.5
Other 13 4 12.1 3.0-38.4 9 87.9 61.6-97.0
AGE
18-44 50 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 49 99.1 93.5-99.9
45+ 208 44 16.8 12.3-22.6 164 83.2 77.4-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 22 12.6 7.7-19.9 75 87.4 80.1-92.3
Some College + 166 24 8.6 5.5-13.2 142 91.4 86.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 30 14.4 9.6-20.9 108 85.6 79.1-90.4
$50,000+ 80 5 3.2 1.1- 8.7 75 96.8 91.3-98.9

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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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