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?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6560 610   7.1  ( 6.3- 8.0) 5950  92.9  (92.0-93.7)
     GENDER      
Male 2168 215   7.5  ( 6.2- 9.0) 1953  92.5  (91.0-93.8)
Female 4392 395   6.7  ( 5.8- 7.8) 3997  93.3  (92.2-94.2)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 6144 576   7.3  ( 6.4- 8.2) 5568  92.7  (91.8-93.6)
African American/NH  202  18   4.3  ( 2.4- 7.7)  184  95.7  (92.3-97.6)
       AGE      
18-24  406   5   0.7  ( 0.3- 1.9)  401  99.3  (98.1-99.7)
25-34  910  23   1.8  ( 1.0- 3.2)  887  98.2  (96.8-99.0)
35-44 1218  59   4.5  ( 3.2- 6.2) 1159  95.5  (93.8-96.8)
45-54 1253  93   7.6  ( 5.7-10.1) 1160  92.4  (89.9-94.3)
55-64 1078 128  11.8  ( 9.1-15.1)  950  88.2  (84.9-90.9)
65+ 1677 300  16.8  (14.3-19.7) 1377  83.2  (80.3-85.7)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1498 242  13.1  (10.9-15.5) 1256  86.9  (84.5-89.1)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2564 202   6.2  ( 5.0- 7.7) 2362  93.8  (92.3-95.0)
Some Post-H.S. 1500 112   6.2  ( 4.7- 8.2) 1388  93.8  (91.8-95.3)
College Graduate  985  52   4.1  ( 2.8- 6.0)  933  95.9  (94.0-97.2)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  911 181  17.9  (14.2-22.3)  730  82.1  (77.7-85.8)
$15,000- 24,999 1027 102   9.4  ( 7.2-12.2)  925  90.6  (87.8-92.8)
$25,000- 34,999  715  36   4.5  ( 3.0- 6.7)  679  95.5  (93.3-97.0)
$35,000- 49,999  813  36   3.8  ( 2.4- 5.8)  777  96.2  (94.2-97.6)
$50,000 - 74,999  690  14   1.7  ( 0.9- 3.4)  676  98.3  (96.6-99.1)
$75,000 +  464  11   2.3  ( 1.1- 4.8)  453  97.7  (95.2-98.9)

#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.