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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 604 68 6.4 4.8- 8.5 536 93.6 91.5-95.2
GENDER
Male 202 14 4.7 2.6- 8.2 188 95.3 91.8-97.4
Female 402 54 7.9 5.7-10.7 348 92.1 89.3-94.3
RACE
White 414 42 6.6 4.6- 9.3 372 93.4 90.7-95.4
Other 185 26 6.4 4.0-10.1 159 93.6 89.9-96.0
AGE
18-44 155 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 151 98.6 96.1-99.5
45+ 442 64 11.8 9.0-15.5 378 88.2 84.5-91.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 27 8.2 5.1-12.9 133 91.8 87.1-94.9
Some College + 441 41 5.7 4.0- 8.1 400 94.3 91.9-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 39 10.7 7.2-15.5 182 89.3 84.5-92.8
$50,000+ 281 11 2.9 1.5- 5.4 270 97.1 94.6-98.5

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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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