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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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 14,511 840 5.5 5.1- 6.0 989 6.0 5.6- 6.5 1,114 6.9 6.5- 7.5 11,568 81.5 80.7-82.3
-Forsyth County 433 18 4.3 2.6- 7.2 19 3.6 2.1- 6.1 25 4.2 2.8- 6.4 371 87.8 84.1-90.8
GENDER
Male 155 7 4.4 2.0- 9.6 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 140 91.7 86.0-95.3
Female 278 11 4.2 2.1- 8.1 16 5.2 3.0- 9.2 20 6.2 3.9- 9.8 231 84.4 79.1-88.5
RACE
White 313 9 2.7 1.3- 5.6 12 3.2 1.6- 6.2 16 4.1 2.4- 6.8 276 90.1 86.0-93.1
Other 118 9 8.6 4.2-16.7 7 4.9 2.1-10.9 9 4.7 2.3- 9.2 93 81.9 73.1-88.2
AGE
18-44 165 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 5 1.6 0.7- 4.0 152 93.3 87.8-96.5
45+ 267 14 5.6 3.1- 9.8 14 4.3 2.3- 7.8 20 6.1 3.8- 9.6 219 84.1 78.7-88.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 12 8.1 4.4-14.7 10 4.9 2.3-10.0 17 7.2 4.3-11.9 120 79.8 72.2-85.7
Some College + 274 6 2.1 0.8- 5.3 9 2.9 1.4- 6.1 8 2.5 1.2- 5.1 251 92.5 88.3-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 228 10 5.2 2.5-10.3 12 5.6 2.9-10.4 19 6.0 3.7- 9.4 187 83.3 77.1-88.0
$50,000+ 134 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 124 94.4 89.4-97.1

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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 (MAHEC): 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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