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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

Disability

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,160 403 6.2 5.4- 7.2 5,757 93.8 92.8-94.6
Piedmont NC 667 46 6.3 4.6- 8.7 621 93.7 91.3-95.4
GENDER
Male 239 15 6.3 3.6-10.8 224 93.7 89.2-96.4
Female 428 31 6.4 4.3- 9.3 397 93.6 90.7-95.7
RACE
White 555 36 6.3 4.4- 9.0 519 93.7 91.0-95.6
Other 103 8 6.7 3.1-13.8 95 93.3 86.2-96.9
AGE
18-44 285 8 3.0 1.3- 6.5 277 97.0 93.5-98.7
45+ 378 38 9.4 6.6-13.3 340 90.6 86.7-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 31 8.0 5.4-11.9 318 92.0 88.1-94.6
Some College + 317 15 4.4 2.5- 7.5 302 95.6 92.5-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 387 30 7.8 5.2-11.5 357 92.2 88.5-94.8
$50,000+ 159 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 156 98.0 93.8-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 417 25 4.8 3.1- 7.3 392 95.2 92.7-96.9
Cumberland 428 22 3.6 2.2- 5.7 406 96.4 94.3-97.8
Durham 398 24 4.8 3.0- 7.6 374 95.2 92.4-97.0
Forsyth 457 35 5.4 3.8- 7.7 422 94.6 92.3-96.2
Gaston 465 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 439 94.7 91.9-96.6
Guilford 412 33 6.2 4.3- 8.9 379 93.8 91.1-95.7
Mecklenburg 425 24 5.5 3.5- 8.7 401 94.5 91.3-96.5
New Hanover 402 24 4.7 3.0- 7.3 378 95.3 92.7-97.0
Onslow 433 29 6.1 4.0- 9.2 404 93.9 90.8-96.0
Wake 425 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5 411 96.9 94.5-98.3
Western NC 615 47 7.1 5.2- 9.8 568 92.9 90.2-94.8
Piedmont NC 667 46 6.3 4.6- 8.7 621 93.7 91.3-95.4
Eastern NC 616 54 8.2 6.0-11.2 562 91.8 88.8-94.0

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#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.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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