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2005 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 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
-Wake County 836 36 4.5 3.1- 6.7 26 2.0 1.3- 3.1 33 3.3 2.3- 4.9 741 90.1 87.6-92.2
GENDER
Male 322 10 3.4 1.7- 6.6 8 1.4 0.7- 2.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4 292 92.3 88.6-94.9
Female 514 26 5.8 3.6- 9.1 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4 21 3.8 2.4- 6.0 449 87.8 84.0-90.8
RACE
White 626 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5 18 2.2 1.3- 3.6 15 1.6 0.9- 2.7 568 91.6 88.6-93.8
Other 201 10 3.9 2.0- 7.7 8 1.7 0.8- 3.5 18 7.7 4.6-12.5 165 86.7 81.0-90.9
AGE
18-44 407 16 4.5 2.6- 7.8 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 379 93.8 90.5-96.0
45+ 427 20 4.6 2.8- 7.4 20 4.3 2.7- 6.9 27 6.9 4.6-10.4 360 84.1 79.8-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 11 6.7 3.4-13.0 6 1.7 0.8- 3.8 14 5.0 2.7- 9.0 177 86.5 80.0-91.2
Some College + 626 25 3.7 2.3- 5.7 20 2.1 1.3- 3.5 19 2.7 1.6- 4.4 562 91.5 88.9-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 338 18 6.3 3.7-10.5 14 2.3 1.3- 4.0 24 5.9 3.8- 9.2 282 85.5 80.6-89.3
$50,000+ 389 16 4.1 2.2- 7.4 9 1.8 0.9- 3.4 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 361 93.3 89.7-95.7

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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: 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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