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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 618 73 7.1 4.9-10.2 545 92.9 89.8-95.1
GENDER
Male 202 20 6.1 3.0-12.1 182 93.9 87.9-97.0
Female 416 53 8.1 5.6-11.7 363 91.9 88.3-94.4
RACE
White 381 44 6.9 4.5-10.4 337 93.1 89.6-95.5
Other 235 28 7.1 3.8-12.9 207 92.9 87.1-96.2
AGE
18-44 181 4 3.2 1.0-10.1 177 96.8 89.9-99.0
45+ 430 68 12.3 9.4-16.0 362 87.7 84.0-90.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 28 10.1 5.7-17.4 127 89.9 82.6-94.3
Some College + 463 45 6.0 3.7- 9.6 418 94.0 90.4-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 47 11.1 7.3-16.6 193 88.9 83.4-92.7
$50,000+ 308 13 3.4 1.2- 9.3 295 96.6 90.7-98.8

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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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