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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 348 42 6.4 4.5- 9.2 306 93.6 90.8-95.5
GENDER
Male 144 21 8.0 4.7-13.1 123 92.0 86.9-95.3
Female 204 21 5.2 3.1- 8.7 183 94.8 91.3-96.9
RACE
White 313 39 6.5 4.5- 9.4 274 93.5 90.6-95.5
Other 34 3 5.9 1.5-21.1 31 94.1 78.9-98.5
AGE
18-44 94 3 1.6 0.5- 5.1 91 98.4 94.9-99.5
45+ 252 39 12.5 8.8-17.4 213 87.5 82.6-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 20 6.9 3.9-12.0 114 93.1 88.0-96.1
Some College + 213 22 6.1 3.8- 9.8 191 93.9 90.2-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 21 8.1 4.6-14.0 117 91.9 86.0-95.4
$50,000+ 152 12 5.0 2.6- 9.2 140 95.0 90.8-97.4

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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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