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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 10,820 1,448 9.2 8.5-10.0 9,372 90.8 90.0-91.5
-Orange County 294 31 7.5 4.7-11.7 263 92.5 88.3-95.3
GENDER
Male 105 8 7.4 3.2-16.2 97 92.6 83.8-96.8
Female 189 23 7.6 4.8-11.8 166 92.4 88.2-95.2
RACE
White 237 23 7.2 4.2-12.1 214 92.8 87.9-95.8
Other 55 8 8.4 3.5-19.2 47 91.6 80.8-96.5
AGE
18-44 84 5 3.7 1.3-10.5 79 96.3 89.5-98.7
45+ 209 26 11.2 7.0-17.6 183 88.8 82.4-93.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 12 13.1 6.0-26.5 49 86.9 73.5-94.0
Some College + 233 19 6.0 3.4-10.5 214 94.0 89.5-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 17 8.9 5.0-15.4 82 91.1 84.6-95.0
$50,000+ 154 10 6.1 2.8-12.7 144 93.9 87.3-97.2

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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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