Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL CARE
needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1922 236  12.8  (10.7-15.1) 1686  87.2  (84.9-89.3)
     GENDER      
Male  629  70  10.6  ( 7.6-14.6)  559  89.4  (85.4-92.4)
Female 1293 166  14.6  (12.0-17.7) 1127  85.4  (82.3-88.0)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 1806 219  12.7  (10.6-15.2) 1587  87.3  (84.8-89.4)
African American/NH   56   8  11.2  ( 4.3-25.9)   48  88.8  (74.1-95.7)
       AGE      
18-24   34   6  23.4  ( 9.5-47.2)   28  76.6  (52.8-90.5)
25-34  139  23  14.1  ( 8.8-21.8)  116  85.9  (78.2-91.2)
35-44  257  29  11.3  ( 7.1-17.4)  228  88.7  (82.6-92.9)
45-54  417  57  13.0  ( 9.5-17.5)  360  87.0  (82.5-90.5)
55-64  423  36  11.8  ( 7.1-19.1)  387  88.2  (80.9-92.9)
65+  647  83  11.8  ( 8.8-15.6)  564  88.2  (84.4-91.2)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  672 102  17.0  (13.2-21.6)  570  83.0  (78.4-86.8)
H.S. or G.E.D.  684  79  13.0  ( 9.3-17.8)  605  87.0  (82.2-90.7)
Some Post-H.S.  384  41   8.8  ( 6.1-12.5)  343  91.2  (87.5-93.9)
College Graduate  180  14   8.6  ( 4.0-17.4)  166  91.4  (82.6-96.0)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  480  70  15.0  (11.3-19.6)  410  85.0  (80.4-88.7)
$15,000- 24,999  331  45  16.2  (11.2-23.0)  286  83.8  (77.0-88.8)
$25,000- 34,999  159  15  11.9  ( 6.2-21.7)  144  88.1  (78.3-93.8)
$35,000- 49,999  151  14   9.8  ( 5.0-18.1)  137  90.2  (81.9-95.0)
$50,000 - 74,999   98   4   2.2  ( 0.6- 7.1)   94  97.8  (92.9-99.4)
$75,000 +   57   5  10.5  ( 3.3-29.0)   52  89.5  (71.0-96.7)

*This question is asked to respondents who stated that they were limited in daily activities or had to use
special equipment.
#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.