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2008 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 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 370 22 4.5 2.7- 7.2 29 7.7 3.9-14.9 25 4.3 2.7- 6.8 294 83.5 76.9-88.5
Buncombe 341 16 4.3 2.3- 8.2 27 7.6 4.7-11.9 30 6.5 4.3- 9.8 268 81.6 76.1-86.0
Cabarrus 356 20 7.6 3.9-14.1 18 3.2 1.8- 5.8 31 7.8 5.0-11.9 287 81.4 74.9-86.6
Catawba 435 21 4.2 2.6- 6.8 25 5.2 3.0- 8.6 18 4.5 2.2- 8.9 371 86.1 81.1-89.9
Cumberland 458 38 9.1 5.8-13.9 36 6.4 4.2- 9.6 52 9.4 6.9-12.8 332 75.0 69.5-79.9
Davidson 390 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9 20 3.5 2.2- 5.8 32 5.8 3.8- 8.6 324 88.5 84.9-91.3
Durham 382 16 3.4 1.7- 6.6 27 5.9 3.7- 9.2 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1 320 88.2 84.0-91.5
Forsyth 397 15 2.4 1.3- 4.3 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4 339 89.6 86.1-92.2
Gaston 395 19 3.9 2.3- 6.6 26 7.4 3.8-13.9 35 6.6 4.4- 9.7 315 82.1 76.0-87.0
Guilford 409 20 5.0 2.9- 8.6 23 4.6 2.6- 7.8 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1 351 88.1 83.7-91.5
Iredell 415 30 6.4 3.9-10.3 18 3.0 1.7- 5.2 14 1.7 0.9- 2.9 353 88.9 84.8-92.0
Johnston 452 28 5.1 3.2- 8.1 29 4.0 2.7- 6.0 33 6.4 3.3-12.1 362 84.4 78.9-88.7
Mecklenburg 653 25 3.7 2.3- 5.7 40 4.4 3.0- 6.3 22 2.3 1.3- 3.8 566 89.7 86.9-92.0
New Hanover 360 16 5.0 2.5- 9.5 21 6.0 3.5-10.0 20 4.3 2.5- 7.3 303 84.8 79.2-89.0
Onslow 395 15 4.2 1.9- 8.9 32 5.7 3.7- 8.7 28 5.0 3.2- 7.5 320 85.1 80.3-89.0
Orange 366 20 6.2 3.2-11.6 20 4.9 2.9- 8.2 10 2.9 1.2- 6.7 316 85.9 80.0-90.3
Pitt 383 25 4.4 2.7- 6.9 35 9.9 6.1-15.7 18 4.4 2.3- 8.4 305 81.3 75.1-86.2
Randolph 392 25 5.2 3.0- 8.8 33 6.0 4.0- 8.9 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 308 83.5 78.8-87.4
Robeson 369 32 6.9 4.4-10.9 32 5.6 3.7- 8.4 49 9.1 6.5-12.8 256 78.3 72.6-83.1
Rowan 425 30 6.5 3.5-11.9 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 40 7.6 5.1-11.2 324 79.5 73.6-84.4
Union 402 11 3.5 1.3- 9.5 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1 27 5.2 3.2- 8.3 346 88.3 83.0-92.0
Wake 569 20 2.8 1.7- 4.7 16 2.0 1.1- 3.8 16 3.0 1.5- 5.6 517 92.2 89.1-94.5
Wayne 436 23 3.0 1.8- 4.9 29 3.9 2.5- 6.1 35 8.3 4.9-13.7 349 84.8 79.4-89.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,081 325 5.6 4.8- 6.6 397 6.5 5.7- 7.4 428 7.0 6.2- 7.9 3,931 80.9 79.4-82.3
Piedmont 7,343 355 4.1 3.5- 4.8 427 4.6 3.9- 5.3 426 4.3 3.7- 5.0 6,135 87.0 85.9-88.1
Western NC 2,814 146 4.4 3.5- 5.4 226 7.2 6.0- 8.5 239 6.4 5.4- 7.5 2,203 82.1 80.2-83.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,852 101 4.7 3.6- 6.1 142 6.9 5.5- 8.6 151 6.3 5.2- 7.8 1,458 82.1 79.7-84.2
Northwest 3,186 163 4.0 3.2- 4.9 210 5.5 4.6- 6.7 227 5.3 4.4- 6.3 2,586 85.2 83.5-86.7
Charlotte 2,033 90 4.5 3.5- 5.9 117 4.7 3.7- 6.1 130 4.9 3.9- 6.1 1,696 85.9 83.8-87.7
Greensboro 1,743 95 4.8 3.5- 6.4 122 5.8 4.4- 7.7 92 3.3 2.6- 4.3 1,434 86.1 83.7-88.2
Southern Regional 1,474 107 6.2 4.6- 8.3 119 5.8 4.6- 7.4 166 8.7 7.0-10.7 1,082 79.2 76.3-81.9
Coastal 746 41 5.1 3.4- 7.5 55 7.2 5.0-10.2 50 5.2 3.7- 7.2 600 82.5 78.8-85.8
Wake 1,660 78 3.7 2.7- 5.2 87 3.7 2.6- 5.3 83 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,412 88.8 86.4-90.9
Area L 446 31 6.3 3.8-10.4 34 5.6 3.6- 8.7 43 8.0 5.6-11.2 338 80.1 75.1-84.3
Eastern 2,098 120 4.5 3.5- 5.8 164 6.7 5.4- 8.2 151 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,663 82.5 80.2-84.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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