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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 390 23 6.1 3.8- 9.6 33 7.7 5.2-11.3 29 7.4 4.8-11.2 305 78.8 73.6-83.1
Buncombe 353 20 5.1 3.1- 8.1 30 8.7 5.9-12.7 29 8.1 5.4-11.9 274 78.2 73.0-82.6
Cabarrus 405 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 25 5.0 3.2- 7.6 21 4.8 3.0- 7.7 343 86.1 81.9-89.4
Catawba 361 23 6.1 3.8- 9.6 24 4.3 2.8- 6.8 22 6.9 3.6-13.0 292 82.7 76.8-87.3
Cumberland 428 28 6.9 4.6-10.3 27 6.0 4.0- 9.0 31 6.3 4.3- 9.0 342 80.8 76.3-84.6
Davidson 373 22 5.8 3.6- 9.2 32 7.0 4.7-10.2 35 8.9 6.2-12.7 284 78.3 73.2-82.6
Durham 402 14 3.3 1.9- 5.9 25 5.8 3.8- 8.7 18 3.0 1.8- 4.9 345 87.8 84.1-90.8
Forsyth 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
Gaston 365 23 5.7 3.7- 8.7 25 5.8 3.7- 8.9 41 12.2 8.6-17.1 276 76.3 70.9-81.0
Guilford 412 17 3.5 2.0- 6.0 15 3.1 1.8- 5.3 22 4.3 2.7- 6.7 358 89.1 85.6-91.8
Iredell 415 20 5.2 3.2- 8.4 24 7.2 3.8-13.2 26 5.9 3.9- 8.9 345 81.6 75.9-86.3
Johnston 467 23 4.8 3.0- 7.5 41 6.7 4.4- 9.9 42 8.6 5.9-12.3 361 79.9 75.2-84.0
Mecklenburg 618 38 6.4 4.6- 9.0 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.1 531 86.7 83.4-89.4
New Hanover 362 16 3.8 2.2- 6.6 23 5.6 3.5- 8.7 17 4.5 2.7- 7.5 306 86.1 81.8-89.5
Onslow 377 26 7.9 5.3-11.7 38 10.1 7.2-14.0 26 6.9 4.6-10.2 287 75.1 69.9-79.7
Orange 404 27 6.4 4.0- 9.8 20 4.3 2.7- 6.9 7 2.0 0.7- 5.5 350 87.3 82.9-90.7
Pitt 373 17 5.3 3.1- 9.0 16 4.2 2.4- 7.1 30 8.1 5.4-11.8 310 82.5 77.5-86.5
Randolph 339 22 6.3 3.7-10.5 26 7.9 5.0-12.2 22 7.2 4.5-11.3 269 78.6 72.8-83.5
Robeson 362 31 8.2 5.5-12.1 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 34 9.6 6.6-13.6 271 75.0 69.6-79.8
Rowan 438 19 3.9 2.2- 6.8 33 8.0 5.4-11.5 44 10.1 7.1-14.1 342 78.0 73.0-82.3
Union 419 17 4.2 2.4- 7.4 29 6.6 4.2-10.1 26 5.8 3.8- 8.6 347 83.5 78.9-87.2
Wake 583 28 4.2 2.8- 6.2 19 2.9 1.7- 4.8 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 519 90.3 87.4-92.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 348 24 8.0 4.7-13.1 25 6.8 4.4-10.2 31 6.9 4.7-10.0 268 78.4 72.9-83.0
Northeast Partnership II 463 24 5.4 3.4- 8.5 38 7.3 5.1-10.3 53 9.7 7.3-12.9 348 77.6 73.0-81.5
Northeast Partnership I 385 29 6.1 4.1- 9.1 35 9.0 6.1-13.0 52 13.2 9.9-17.5 269 71.7 66.3-76.5
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 353 25 6.6 4.2-10.2 26 6.5 4.1-10.2 32 8.7 5.8-12.8 270 78.2 72.8-82.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 448 27 7.4 4.7-11.6 37 7.7 5.4-10.8 39 7.3 5.1-10.3 345 77.7 72.7-81.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 393 23 5.7 3.5- 9.0 37 8.3 5.8-11.7 42 11.8 8.5-16.0 291 74.3 69.1-78.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 386 20 4.5 2.7- 7.3 30 7.4 4.9-10.9 25 5.5 3.6- 8.4 311 82.7 78.2-86.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 444 28 6.1 3.9- 9.4 28 4.9 3.3- 7.2 27 6.8 4.4-10.2 361 82.2 77.8-86.0
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 518 41 7.6 5.4-10.6 40 7.4 5.3-10.2 59 9.5 7.2-12.6 378 75.5 71.2-79.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 353 27 6.0 4.0- 9.0 33 10.2 6.8-14.9 31 8.5 5.9-12.3 262 75.3 69.8-80.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 349 20 5.5 3.4- 8.8 26 7.7 5.0-11.7 40 10.7 7.6-15.0 263 76.1 70.4-80.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 415 29 5.2 3.5- 7.8 24 6.9 4.3-11.0 33 7.2 4.9-10.5 329 80.6 75.8-84.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 577 35 5.1 3.3- 7.7 35 5.8 3.8- 8.5 62 11.2 8.3-15.0 445 78.0 73.4-81.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 957 59 6.2 4.3- 8.8 80 7.7 6.0- 9.9 114 10.3 8.5-12.6 704 75.8 72.4-78.8
No 13,554 781 5.5 5.0- 6.0 909 5.9 5.5- 6.4 1,000 6.7 6.2- 7.3 10,864 81.8 81.0-82.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,846 296 6.3 5.5- 7.3 375 7.1 6.3- 8.0 443 8.4 7.5- 9.3 3,732 78.2 76.7-79.5
Piedmont 8,084 448 5.2 4.7- 5.8 497 5.0 4.5- 5.6 516 5.4 4.9- 6.0 6,623 84.3 83.3-85.2
Western NC 1,581 96 5.1 4.0- 6.5 117 7.6 6.1- 9.4 155 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,213 77.6 75.0-80.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 909 51 4.7 3.3- 6.7 64 6.5 4.8- 8.6 89 10.4 8.1-13.4 705 78.4 74.8-81.5
Northwest 2,820 155 5.3 4.4- 6.3 195 7.0 5.8- 8.4 231 7.6 6.5- 8.9 2,239 80.1 78.2-81.9
Charlotte 2,144 123 6.1 4.9- 7.5 129 5.0 3.9- 6.3 139 5.3 4.3- 6.5 1,753 83.6 81.6-85.5
Greensboro 1,883 112 5.2 4.1- 6.5 114 5.0 4.0- 6.3 106 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,551 84.3 82.2-86.1
Southern Regional 1,520 104 6.6 5.2- 8.5 112 6.8 5.6- 8.4 138 8.1 6.7- 9.8 1,166 78.4 75.8-80.7
Coastal 727 40 5.7 3.9- 8.3 58 7.1 5.4- 9.4 56 8.7 6.5-11.5 573 78.4 74.7-81.7
Wake 1,996 95 4.3 3.4- 5.5 126 4.4 3.5- 5.6 114 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,661 87.1 85.3-88.8
Area L 571 40 6.4 4.4- 9.1 50 8.2 5.9-11.3 69 11.0 8.4-14.4 412 74.4 70.0-78.4
Eastern 1,836 113 6.6 5.3- 8.1 138 7.5 6.1- 9.1 167 8.1 6.8- 9.6 1,418 77.9 75.5-80.0

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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, Edgecombe, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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