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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 379 49 9.8 6.8-13.9 330 90.2 86.1-93.2
GENDER
Male 143 18 9.6 5.3-16.7 125 90.4 83.3-94.7
Female 236 31 9.9 6.2-15.6 205 90.1 84.4-93.8
RACE
White 328 43 10.1 6.8-14.6 285 89.9 85.4-93.2
Other 49 6 8.8 3.0-23.4 43 91.2 76.6-97.0
AGE
18-44 87 5 5.8 2.3-14.1 82 94.2 85.9-97.7
45+ 287 44 13.5 9.6-18.8 243 86.5 81.2-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 32 12.8 7.9-20.2 147 87.2 79.8-92.1
Some College + 200 17 6.9 3.9-11.9 183 93.1 88.1-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 218 37 15.7 10.3-23.1 181 84.3 76.9-89.7
$50,000+ 99 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8 93 96.3 91.2-98.5

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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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