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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,255 1,237 12.0 11.0-13.1 8,018 88.0 86.9-89.0
-Guilford County 443 53 12.3 9.0-16.7 390 87.7 83.3-91.0
GENDER
Male 164 18 10.4 6.1-17.3 146 89.6 82.7-93.9
Female 279 35 14.0 9.6-20.1 244 86.0 79.9-90.4
RACE
White 311 37 13.9 9.7-19.6 274 86.1 80.4-90.3
Other 131 16 9.0 4.9-15.9 115 91.0 84.1-95.1
AGE
18-44 175 16 9.2 5.2-15.8 159 90.8 84.2-94.8
45+ 264 37 15.5 10.7-21.8 227 84.5 78.2-89.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 29 20.5 13.8-29.4 123 79.5 70.6-86.2
Some College + 289 23 6.4 4.0-10.0 266 93.6 90.0-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 27 15.9 10.4-23.7 166 84.1 76.3-89.6
$50,000+ 141 11 7.2 3.4-14.7 130 92.8 85.3-96.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 446 49 9.6 7.0-12.9 397 90.4 87.1-93.0
Guilford 443 53 12.3 9.0-16.7 390 87.7 83.3-91.0
Mecklenburg 442 48 8.3 6.0-11.3 394 91.7 88.7-94.0
Orange 450 35 5.6 3.8- 8.2 415 94.4 91.8-96.2
Wake 444 39 8.3 5.6-12.1 405 91.7 87.9-94.4
Chatham/Lee 391 34 7.4 5.0-10.7 357 92.6 89.3-95.0
Nash/Wilson 369 51 12.6 9.3-16.8 318 87.4 83.2-90.7
Craven/Pamlico 446 63 12.2 9.2-16.0 383 87.8 84.0-90.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 423 55 10.9 8.2-14.5 368 89.1 85.5-91.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 449 59 10.5 7.9-13.9 390 89.5 86.1-92.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 470 79 13.3 9.7-18.1 391 86.7 81.9-90.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 421 62 11.6 8.3-16.0 359 88.4 84.0-91.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 463 83 16.1 12.7-20.2 380 83.9 79.8-87.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 409 70 13.9 10.7-17.8 339 86.1 82.2-89.3
Northeast NC I 445 71 14.2 10.8-18.5 374 85.8 81.5-89.2
Northeast NC II 500 82 16.4 12.8-20.9 418 83.6 79.1-87.2
Northeastern Partnership 945 153 15.6 12.9-18.8 792 84.4 81.2-87.1
Mountain AHEC 1,286 172 14.6 10.8-19.5 1,114 85.4 80.5-89.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,235 503 13.8 12.1-15.8 2,732 86.2 84.2-87.9
Piedmont 3,977 460 10.4 9.1-11.8 3,517 89.6 88.2-90.9
Western NC 2,043 274 14.5 11.5-18.1 1,769 85.5 81.9-88.5

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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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