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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,879 3,023 18.1 17.3-18.8 11,856 81.9 81.2-82.7
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 399 78 18.5 14.5-23.3 321 81.5 76.7-85.5
Buncombe 365 85 21.0 16.9-25.8 280 79.0 74.2-83.1
Cabarrus 424 68 13.6 10.5-17.5 356 86.4 82.5-89.5
Catawba 372 75 16.7 13.0-21.1 297 83.3 78.9-87.0
Cumberland 440 82 17.4 13.8-21.7 358 82.6 78.3-86.2
Davidson 381 82 16.9 13.3-21.2 299 83.1 78.8-86.7
Durham 405 51 10.7 8.0-14.3 354 89.3 85.7-92.0
Forsyth 444 68 14.4 11.2-18.4 376 85.6 81.6-88.8
Gaston 374 92 24.8 20.0-30.3 282 75.2 69.7-80.0
Guilford 420 66 13.6 10.5-17.5 354 86.4 82.5-89.5
Iredell 426 79 19.4 14.7-25.2 347 80.6 74.8-85.3
Johnston 477 109 19.4 15.6-24.0 368 80.6 76.0-84.4
Mecklenburg 632 89 12.8 10.2-15.9 543 87.2 84.1-89.8
New Hanover 367 73 18.3 14.3-23.1 294 81.7 76.9-85.7
Onslow 387 79 18.4 14.7-22.8 308 81.6 77.2-85.3
Orange 410 62 13.4 10.1-17.6 348 86.6 82.4-89.9
Pitt 375 68 17.8 13.9-22.6 307 82.2 77.4-86.1
Randolph 349 74 19.9 15.4-25.2 275 80.1 74.8-84.6
Robeson 373 88 21.8 17.5-26.8 285 78.2 73.2-82.5
Rowan 442 113 25.1 20.7-30.0 329 74.9 70.0-79.3
Union 432 79 16.8 13.1-21.1 353 83.2 78.9-86.9
Wake 591 73 10.7 8.3-13.7 518 89.3 86.3-91.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 358 86 21.0 16.8-26.0 272 79.0 74.0-83.2
Northeast Partnership II 477 116 20.6 17.0-24.7 361 79.4 75.3-83.0
Northeast Partnership I 397 109 27.2 22.2-32.9 288 72.8 67.1-77.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 364 81 19.9 15.8-24.9 283 80.1 75.1-84.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 464 88 16.7 13.3-20.7 376 83.3 79.3-86.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 410 109 26.0 21.6-31.0 301 74.0 69.0-78.4
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 403 91 20.3 16.3-24.9 312 79.7 75.1-83.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 455 81 16.4 12.9-20.7 374 83.6 79.3-87.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 533 137 22.0 18.5-26.1 396 78.0 73.9-81.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 359 81 21.6 17.2-26.8 278 78.4 73.2-82.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watagua/Wilkes 356 85 24.3 18.6-31.2 271 75.7 68.8-81.4
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 424 92 22.3 18.0-27.4 332 77.7 72.6-82.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 594 134 21.2 17.4-25.4 460 78.8 74.6-82.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 990 250 22.6 19.7-25.7 740 77.4 74.3-80.3
No 13,889 2,773 17.8 17.0-18.6 11,116 82.2 81.4-83.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 4,981 1,110 20.2 18.9-21.5 3,871 79.8 78.5-81.1
Piedmont 8,278 1,539 15.9 15.0-16.9 6,739 84.1 83.1-85.0
Western NC 1,620 374 22.0 19.6-24.6 1,246 78.0 75.4-80.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 938 215 21.3 18.3-24.7 723 78.7 75.3-81.7
Northwest 2,876 607 19.8 18.0-21.7 2,269 80.2 78.3-82.0
Charlotte 2,207 404 16.0 14.2-17.9 1,803 84.0 82.1-85.8
Greensboro 1,930 355 16.4 14.5-18.5 1,575 83.6 81.5-85.5
Southern Regional 1,555 343 20.0 17.8-22.4 1,212 80.0 77.6-82.2
Coastal 748 173 22.3 19.1-25.8 575 77.7 74.2-80.9
Wake 2,034 349 13.0 11.4-14.8 1,685 87.0 85.2-88.6
Area L 592 149 23.4 19.7-27.5 443 76.6 72.5-80.3
Eastern 1,876 410 19.8 17.8-21.9 1,466 80.2 78.1-82.2

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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.

****Click here to learn about other NC Area Health Education Centers

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