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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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 16,654 927 5.2 4.7- 5.6 980 4.7 4.3- 5.1 1,114 5.2 4.8- 5.6 13,633 85.0 84.3-85.6
-Union County 372 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 19 4.7 2.8- 7.5 328 90.4 86.8-93.1
GENDER
Male 151 7 2.9 1.2- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 5.9 3.1-10.9 133 91.3 85.8-94.8
Female 221 5 2.5 1.0- 6.3 13 4.8 2.5- 8.9 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9 195 89.4 84.2-93.1
RACE
White 313 10 2.7 1.3- 5.3 11 2.5 1.2- 5.0 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 278 90.4 86.2-93.4
Other 57 2 2.7 0.6-11.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 3 3.5 1.1-11.0 50 92.4 83.4-96.7
AGE
18-44 160 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 0 0.0 . - . 156 97.9 94.0-99.3
45+ 208 10 4.6 2.3- 8.7 11 4.2 2.0- 8.3 19 10.8 6.7-16.8 168 80.5 73.7-85.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3 6 2.2 0.9- 5.1 11 5.2 2.7- 9.9 133 89.5 83.8-93.4
Some College + 215 6 2.4 1.0- 5.9 7 2.3 1.0- 5.6 7 3.9 1.8- 8.2 195 91.4 86.2-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 9 4.1 2.0- 8.1 5 1.1 0.5- 2.9 14 7.7 4.3-13.4 150 87.1 80.8-91.5
$50,000+ 144 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 138 95.5 89.8-98.0

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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, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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