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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 331 44 9.8 6.7-14.1 287 90.2 85.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 118 12 9.5 5.0-17.3 106 90.5 82.7-95.0
Female 213 32 10.1 6.5-15.2 181 89.9 84.8-93.5
RACE
White 275 35 9.8 6.4-14.8 240 90.2 85.2-93.6
Other 56 9 9.5 4.1-20.5 47 90.5 79.5-95.9
AGE
18-44 70 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 69 99.2 94.5-99.9
45+ 256 43 15.4 10.6-21.8 213 84.6 78.2-89.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 20 15.2 8.5-25.8 81 84.8 74.2-91.5
Some College + 230 24 7.5 4.5-12.1 206 92.5 87.9-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 29 14.3 8.9-22.2 133 85.7 77.8-91.1
$50,000+ 111 8 5.8 2.5-13.0 103 94.2 87.0-97.5

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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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