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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 708 60 5.3 3.9- 7.3 648 94.7 92.7-96.1
GENDER
Male 255 21 4.9 2.9- 8.2 234 95.1 91.8-97.1
Female 453 39 5.8 3.9- 8.5 414 94.2 91.5-96.1
RACE
White 522 44 6.1 4.1- 8.8 478 93.9 91.2-95.9
Other 175 14 4.0 2.1- 7.5 161 96.0 92.5-97.9
AGE
18-44 235 4 1.5 0.6- 4.0 231 98.5 96.0-99.4
45+ 464 55 10.6 7.7-14.5 409 89.4 85.5-92.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 168 23 6.1 3.7-10.1 145 93.9 89.9-96.3
Some College + 538 37 5.0 3.3- 7.5 501 95.0 92.5-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 31 7.1 4.5-10.9 209 92.9 89.1-95.5
$50,000+ 371 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 356 95.9 92.7-97.7

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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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