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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Disability 

Do you have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

11121

5.3

4.81-5.83

94.7

94.2-95.2

 

Health Problems requiring equipment by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

18-24

552

1.0

0.13-1.89

99.0

97.7-0100

25-34

1540

1.2

0.49-1.97

98.8

98.0-99.5

35-44

2412

2.1

1.43-2.77

97.9

97.2-98.6

45-54

2323

3.4

2.60-4.28

96.6

95.7-97.4

55-64

1675

8.4

6.65-10.1

91.6

89.8-93.4

65+

2435

15.5

13.6-17.3

84.5

82.7-86.4

 

Health Problems requiring equipment by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

4429

4.5

3.73-5.21

95.5

94.7-96.3

Female

6692

6.1

5.41-6.79

93.9

93.2-94.6

 

Health Problems requiring equipment by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

702

15.2

12.1-18.3

84.8

81.7-87.9

$15,000-24,999

1403

8.3

6.68-9.82

91.8

90.0-93.5

$25,000-34,999

984

6.8

4.96-8.56

93.2

91.4-95.1

$35,000-49,999

1445

4.0

2.90-5.18

96.0

94.8-97.1

$50,000-74,999

1642

3.5

2.32-4.78

96.4

95.2-97.7

$75,000+

3366

1.9

1.43-2.41

98.1

97.6-98.6

 

Health Problems requiring equipment by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

871

10.9

8.40-13.3

89.1

86.6-91.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

3033

5.8

4.91-6.79

94.1

93.2-95.1

Some Post-H.S.

2600

5.4

4.33-6.57

94.5

93.4-95.7

College Graduate

4579

3.4

2.83-4.01

96.6

96.0-97.2

 

Health Problems requiring equipment by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8403

5.4

4.82-5.92

94.6

94.1-95.2

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1006

8.8

6.68-10.9

91.2

89.1-93.4

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

521

4.8

2.11-7.51

95.2

92.5-97.9

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

58

11.6

2.44-20.7

88.4

79.3-97.6

Hispanic

984

2.8

1.65-3.85

97.3

95.9-98.6

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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