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Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons in handling your ROUTINE needs, such as everyday household chores, doing necessary business, shopping, or getting around for other purposes?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 857 270  29.0  (25.7-32.5) 587  71.0  (67.5-74.3)
GENDER      
Male 317  66  19.6  (15.4-24.6) 251  80.4  (75.4-84.6)
Female 540 204  37.2  (32.7-41.9) 336  62.8  (58.1-67.3)
RACE      
White 655 204  29.4  (25.6-33.4) 451  70.6  (66.6-74.4)
African American 177  59  28.5  (21.7-36.3) 118  71.5  (63.7-78.3)
AGE      
18-24  30   6  27.4  (12.9-49.0)  24  72.6  (51.0-87.1)
25-34  64  10  13.8  ( 7.1-25.1)  54  86.2  (74.9-92.9)
35-44 135  28  20.1  (13.2-29.3) 107  79.9  (70.7-86.8)
45-54 153  46  27.4  (20.5-35.5) 107  72.6  (64.5-79.5)
55-64 160  55  34.1  (26.5-42.7) 105  65.9  (57.3-73.5)
65+ 312 123  36.7  (31.1-42.6) 189  63.3  (57.4-68.9)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 258  90  32.2  (26.3-38.7) 168  67.8  (61.3-73.7)
H.S. or G.E.D. 262  93  33.9  (27.8-40.5) 169  66.1  (59.5-72.2)
Some Post-H.S. 176  50  25.6  (19.0-33.5) 126  74.4  (66.5-81.0)
College Graduate 157  36  19.6  (13.8-27.2) 121  80.4  (72.8-86.2)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000 194  90  40.3  (32.9-48.3) 104  59.7  (51.7-67.1)
$15,000- 24,999 203  63  31.0  (24.5-38.5) 140  69.0  (61.5-75.5)
$25,000- 34,999 107  31  27.6  (19.4-37.7)  76  72.4  (62.3-80.6)
$35,000- 49,999  88  18  21.2  (12.2-34.1)  70  78.8  (65.9-87.8)
$50,000+ 122  18  14.9  ( 9.3-22.9) 104  85.1  (77.1-90.7)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability or being perceived himself or herself having disability. See questions 3a, 4,5 and 8 in the disability section (p.61) of the BRFSS 2000 questionnaire.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.