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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 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
GENDER
Male 229 9 3.2 1.6- 6.3 9 3.3 1.6- 6.8 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 206 91.7 87.3-94.6
Female 354 19 5.2 3.2- 8.4 10 2.5 1.3- 4.9 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7 313 88.9 84.6-92.1
RACE
White 426 19 4.3 2.7- 7.0 13 3.0 1.6- 5.4 12 2.8 1.4- 5.4 382 89.9 86.2-92.7
Other 151 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2 6 2.9 1.1- 7.4 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 131 90.8 85.2-94.4
AGE
18-44 320 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 302 94.4 91.0-96.6
45+ 257 19 6.3 3.8-10.3 15 5.2 2.9- 9.1 12 4.5 2.3- 8.7 211 84.0 78.4-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 13 7.4 4.1-13.0 10 5.2 2.6-10.4 9 5.5 2.6-11.3 117 81.9 74.2-87.6
Some College + 432 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 7 1.1 0.5- 2.6 401 94.0 91.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 13 5.7 3.1-10.1 11 4.8 2.4- 9.5 13 6.3 3.4-11.5 170 83.2 76.6-88.2
$50,000+ 244 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 229 94.3 90.3-96.7

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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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