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2010 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 12,132 1,576 8.6 8.0- 9.3 10,556 91.4 90.7-92.0
-Gaston County 267 37 10.9 6.5-17.8 230 89.1 82.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 95 11 10.6 4.0-25.4 84 89.4 74.6-96.0
Female 172 26 11.3 7.3-17.1 146 88.7 82.9-92.7
RACE
White 222 32 10.9 7.4-16.0 190 89.1 84.0-92.6
Other 45 5 10.9 2.5-37.3 40 89.1 62.7-97.5
AGE
18-44 56 4 4.4 1.5-11.9 52 95.6 88.1-98.5
45+ 210 33 16.5 9.5-27.1 177 83.5 72.9-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 22 12.4 6.0-24.0 114 87.6 76.0-94.0
Some College + 131 15 8.8 4.9-15.2 116 91.2 84.8-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 27 20.7 11.5-34.3 112 79.3 65.7-88.5
$50,000+ 79 4 4.4 1.5-12.6 75 95.6 87.4-98.5

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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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