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2006 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 14,992 865 5.0 4.5- 5.5 1,072 5.6 5.2- 6.0 1,075 5.7 5.3- 6.2 11,980 83.7 82.9-84.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 376 19 3.4 2.1- 5.7 21 3.8 2.4- 6.1 29 6.5 4.3- 9.9 307 86.2 82.1-89.5
Buncombe 348 20 4.4 2.7- 7.0 24 5.7 3.6- 8.8 21 4.1 2.6- 6.5 283 85.8 81.7-89.1
Cabarrus 379 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3 27 5.9 3.8- 9.0 19 3.9 2.3- 6.6 316 87.1 83.0-90.3
Catawba 395 17 3.2 1.9- 5.5 22 3.6 2.2- 5.8 23 3.9 2.5- 6.2 333 89.3 85.8-92.0
Cumberland 431 31 6.4 4.2- 9.6 40 7.4 5.2-10.4 36 6.4 4.2- 9.5 324 79.9 75.2-83.9
Davidson 413 25 5.5 3.3- 9.0 24 4.2 2.6- 6.7 37 7.5 5.2-10.6 327 82.9 78.3-86.6
Durham 387 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 26 5.9 3.5- 9.6 19 5.0 2.6- 9.4 327 85.2 79.9-89.3
Forsyth 400 21 4.7 2.8- 7.5 20 5.7 2.8-11.4 23 4.5 2.8- 7.0 336 85.2 79.7-89.3
Gaston 376 23 5.1 3.0- 8.4 37 8.2 5.5-11.9 28 5.7 3.7- 8.7 288 81.1 76.1-85.2
Guilford 430 23 5.9 3.7- 9.4 31 5.3 3.4- 8.0 21 4.2 2.6- 6.9 355 84.6 80.1-88.1
Iredell 424 17 3.5 1.9- 6.4 30 5.1 3.4- 7.4 33 5.7 3.9- 8.3 344 85.7 81.7-88.9
Johnston 432 27 3.8 2.4- 6.0 34 4.7 3.1- 7.1 30 6.0 3.4-10.4 341 85.6 80.9-89.2
Mecklenburg 795 31 4.7 2.9- 7.5 34 3.7 2.4- 5.5 33 3.6 2.3- 5.5 697 88.0 84.7-90.7
New Hanover 382 22 4.7 2.7- 8.0 21 5.1 3.0- 8.5 26 5.2 3.4- 7.8 313 85.0 80.4-88.7
Onslow 374 23 4.7 3.0- 7.4 30 9.0 5.5-14.3 32 6.2 4.2- 9.0 289 80.1 74.5-84.7
Orange 358 21 5.7 3.2-10.0 25 4.6 2.9- 7.4 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2 300 87.1 82.2-90.8
Pitt 382 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 33 7.9 5.2-11.7 19 4.3 2.6- 7.2 308 83.4 78.8-87.3
Randolph 378 24 5.6 3.5- 8.8 23 4.4 2.4- 8.0 38 8.8 5.9-13.0 293 81.2 75.8-85.7
Robeson 366 30 7.1 4.6-10.9 26 5.9 3.7- 9.2 39 7.6 5.3-10.9 271 79.4 74.1-83.8
Rowan 424 35 7.4 5.0-10.9 44 7.8 5.5-10.8 37 6.4 4.3- 9.2 308 78.4 73.7-82.5
Union 379 13 4.2 1.4-11.8 22 4.1 2.6- 6.3 21 4.6 2.8- 7.7 323 87.1 81.2-91.4
Wake 627 23 2.6 1.6- 4.2 24 2.4 1.5- 3.9 19 2.6 1.5- 4.5 561 92.3 89.8-94.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 405 20 6.2 3.2-11.9 35 6.7 4.5- 9.8 23 4.6 2.8- 7.2 327 82.6 76.9-87.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 487 42 7.5 5.2-10.7 35 6.4 4.3- 9.4 39 6.7 4.7- 9.5 371 79.4 74.9-83.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 414 41 8.1 5.8-11.2 40 9.3 6.3-13.4 34 7.3 4.9-10.9 299 75.3 69.9-79.9
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 420 31 6.1 3.5-10.2 31 5.2 3.5- 7.7 35 6.7 4.5- 9.9 323 82.0 77.2-86.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 442 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 29 5.1 3.3- 7.9 43 7.2 5.0-10.2 351 84.0 79.7-87.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 414 19 5.6 3.4- 9.0 44 9.1 6.5-12.5 28 5.6 3.7- 8.3 323 79.8 75.0-83.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 376 20 4.3 2.5- 7.3 29 8.9 5.6-13.9 31 8.6 4.6-15.5 296 78.2 71.1-83.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 444 22 4.0 2.4- 6.5 21 3.5 2.1- 5.6 32 5.8 3.8- 8.7 369 86.8 82.9-89.9
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 544 35 6.0 4.0- 8.9 42 6.7 4.2-10.5 61 11.3 8.2-15.5 406 76.0 70.8-80.6
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 407 31 6.2 4.1- 9.3 29 6.5 4.3- 9.8 36 7.4 4.4-12.1 311 79.9 74.6-84.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 405 33 5.2 3.5- 7.7 38 7.6 5.1-11.2 23 5.6 3.3- 9.2 311 81.6 76.6-85.7
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 431 27 5.6 3.2- 9.7 42 7.0 4.8- 9.9 39 7.9 5.5-11.2 323 79.5 74.5-83.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 547 26 5.1 2.6- 9.8 39 5.1 3.5- 7.4 56 7.5 5.4-10.4 426 82.3 77.5-86.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 1,029 87 7.8 5.7-10.7 86 7.7 5.9- 9.9 82 6.9 5.3- 8.8 774 77.6 74.0-80.8
No 13,963 778 4.8 4.3- 5.3 986 5.5 5.0- 5.9 993 5.7 5.2- 6.2 11,206 84.1 83.3-84.9
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 4,993 328 5.6 4.8- 6.5 397 6.5 5.8- 7.4 384 6.2 5.5- 7.0 3,884 81.7 80.3-83.0
Piedmont 8,400 443 4.7 4.1- 5.3 547 5.0 4.4- 5.6 566 5.3 4.7- 5.9 6,844 85.1 84.1-86.1
Western NC 1,599 94 4.9 3.5- 6.8 128 6.2 5.0- 7.6 125 6.7 5.3- 8.5 1,252 82.3 79.6-84.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 895 46 4.9 2.9- 8.0 63 5.3 3.9- 7.1 77 6.5 4.9- 8.5 709 83.4 79.9-86.4
Northwest 2,995 177 4.7 3.9- 5.7 226 6.2 5.1- 7.5 222 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,370 83.2 81.4-84.9
Charlotte 2,300 113 5.2 3.9- 6.9 152 4.9 4.0- 6.0 142 5.3 4.3- 6.6 1,893 84.5 82.4-86.4
Greensboro 1,944 115 5.6 4.4- 7.1 131 5.1 4.1- 6.4 134 5.5 4.4- 6.8 1,564 83.8 81.6-85.8
Southern Regional 1,516 96 4.9 3.8- 6.3 114 6.7 5.3- 8.5 144 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,162 80.6 77.9-83.0
Coastal 786 40 4.9 3.4- 7.2 61 6.9 5.2- 9.0 54 5.7 4.2- 7.9 631 82.5 79.2-85.4
Wake 2,010 98 3.5 2.7- 4.5 122 4.3 3.3- 5.4 118 4.6 3.5- 6.1 1,672 87.7 85.8-89.4
Area L 641 56 7.1 5.0-10.1 54 7.1 5.2- 9.8 54 7.5 5.4-10.3 477 78.3 74.2-82.0
Eastern 1,905 124 5.9 4.6- 7.7 149 6.3 5.1- 7.6 130 5.0 4.1- 6.1 1,502 82.8 80.6-84.9

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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.

**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.

***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: 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.

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