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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,212 539 4.9 4.3- 5.5 604 5.5 4.8- 6.2 619 5.5 4.9- 6.2 7,450 84.2 83.0-85.2
-Guilford County 440 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 19 4.0 2.4- 6.6 21 4.9 2.9- 8.2 384 88.3 84.3-91.3
GENDER
Male 164 6 3.1 1.3- 6.8 7 4.4 1.9- 9.7 10 6.9 3.3-13.7 141 85.7 78.2-90.9
Female 276 10 2.7 1.4- 5.2 12 3.6 1.9- 6.6 11 3.0 1.6- 5.8 243 90.6 86.6-93.5
RACE
White 310 13 3.5 2.0- 6.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.2 13 4.8 2.4- 9.4 271 88.3 83.4-91.9
Other 129 3 1.5 0.4- 5.3 6 5.4 2.2-12.8 8 5.1 2.3-11.0 112 88.0 80.0-93.0
AGE
18-44 174 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4 4 1.9 0.6- 5.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3 162 94.8 90.3-97.3
45+ 262 12 4.2 2.3- 7.6 15 6.0 3.4-10.6 17 7.9 4.4-13.8 218 81.9 75.4-87.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 9 4.7 2.3- 9.3 9 6.3 2.9-13.0 14 7.7 4.2-13.6 118 81.3 73.4-87.3
Some College + 288 7 1.9 0.9- 4.2 10 2.7 1.4- 5.3 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 265 93.4 89.8-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 10 4.0 2.0- 7.9 11 5.5 2.8-10.5 11 7.1 3.4-14.1 160 83.4 75.9-88.9
$50,000+ 141 3 2.1 0.7- 6.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 133 94.9 89.6-97.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 440 24 5.7 3.6- 8.7 38 7.9 5.6-11.1 20 3.8 2.4- 5.9 358 82.7 78.5-86.2
Guilford 440 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 19 4.0 2.4- 6.6 21 4.9 2.9- 8.2 384 88.3 84.3-91.3
Mecklenburg 441 29 4.9 3.3- 7.3 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 369 87.2 83.6-90.2
Orange 446 20 3.6 2.2- 5.9 24 3.6 2.3- 5.7 13 1.9 1.0- 3.3 389 90.9 87.8-93.3
Wake 444 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4 17 2.6 1.5- 4.3 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3 400 91.8 88.6-94.2
Chatham/Lee 390 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 23 6.1 3.8- 9.7 20 3.6 2.2- 5.8 329 87.0 82.7-90.3
Nash/Wilson 364 24 5.8 3.5- 9.5 29 6.8 4.6- 9.9 23 6.4 4.1- 9.8 288 81.1 76.1-85.2
Craven/Pamlico 446 36 6.3 4.4- 8.9 35 7.4 5.1-10.5 29 5.6 3.8- 8.2 346 80.7 76.5-84.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 424 33 6.5 4.4- 9.4 36 7.1 4.9-10.1 34 10.4 6.1-17.2 321 76.0 69.8-81.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 448 24 4.4 2.7- 7.1 23 4.2 2.7- 6.5 32 5.0 3.4- 7.3 369 86.3 82.5-89.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 467 33 6.4 4.0-10.0 30 3.9 2.6- 5.9 38 5.3 3.7- 7.7 366 84.4 79.9-88.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 420 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 42 7.8 5.5-11.1 25 4.4 2.8- 6.7 341 85.7 81.4-89.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 460 28 6.2 4.1- 9.2 31 5.1 3.4- 7.5 48 9.7 7.1-13.0 353 79.1 74.7-82.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 405 31 6.6 4.3- 9.8 25 5.2 3.2- 8.1 45 8.8 6.3-12.0 304 79.5 74.8-83.6
Northeast NC I 446 36 6.4 4.4- 9.1 34 7.4 5.1-10.7 35 9.3 6.3-13.5 341 77.0 71.8-81.4
Northeast NC II 500 36 5.8 3.9- 8.5 32 5.1 3.5- 7.5 42 9.4 6.6-13.1 390 79.7 75.2-83.5
Northeastern Partnership 946 72 6.0 4.5- 7.9 66 5.9 4.5- 7.7 77 9.4 7.2-12.1 731 78.7 75.4-81.7
Mountain AHEC 1,277 55 4.2 3.0- 5.8 119 9.2 7.2-11.8 92 7.3 5.5- 9.5 1,011 79.3 75.9-82.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,217 231 6.5 5.2- 8.0 217 6.1 4.9- 7.7 252 6.3 5.3- 7.6 2,517 81.1 78.8-83.2
Piedmont 3,960 208 4.2 3.5- 5.1 218 4.5 3.7- 5.5 211 4.4 3.7- 5.3 3,323 86.9 85.4-88.2
Western NC 2,035 100 4.3 3.2- 5.6 169 8.0 6.3-10.1 156 7.9 6.2-10.2 1,610 79.8 76.8-82.4

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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