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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,777 4,264 21.3 20.4-22.2 11,513 78.7 77.8-79.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 388 105 22.3 16.8-28.9 283 77.7 71.1-83.2
Buncombe 344 115 30.1 24.3-36.5 229 69.9 63.5-75.7
Cabarrus 367 93 19.5 15.2-24.8 274 80.5 75.2-84.8
Catawba 447 97 19.6 15.3-24.8 350 80.4 75.2-84.7
Cumberland 471 140 27.0 22.0-32.6 331 73.0 67.4-78.0
Davidson 407 114 20.8 16.6-25.8 293 79.2 74.2-83.4
Durham 394 100 18.2 14.1-23.2 294 81.8 76.8-85.9
Forsyth 409 100 18.6 14.8-23.1 309 81.4 76.9-85.2
Gaston 414 108 20.8 16.5-25.8 306 79.2 74.2-83.5
Guilford 421 86 15.7 11.2-21.5 335 84.3 78.5-88.8
Iredell 428 107 19.4 15.4-24.2 321 80.6 75.8-84.6
Johnston 469 112 17.8 13.5-23.1 357 82.2 76.9-86.5
Mecklenburg 676 143 17.8 14.6-21.5 533 82.2 78.5-85.4
New Hanover 370 100 22.1 17.3-27.7 270 77.9 72.3-82.7
Onslow 408 113 20.6 16.6-25.3 295 79.4 74.7-83.4
Orange 380 107 26.4 21.0-32.7 273 73.6 67.3-79.0
Pitt 391 102 22.0 17.0-27.9 289 78.0 72.1-83.0
Randolph 399 113 21.5 17.2-26.6 286 78.5 73.4-82.8
Robeson 397 132 29.9 21.5-39.9 265 70.1 60.1-78.5
Rowan 446 145 30.6 24.5-37.5 301 69.4 62.5-75.5
Union 407 83 15.2 11.2-20.2 324 84.8 79.8-88.8
Wake 586 107 14.5 11.5-18.1 479 85.5 81.9-88.5
Wayne 447 117 17.4 13.8-21.7 330 82.6 78.3-86.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,287 1,497 23.2 21.6-24.7 3,790 76.8 75.3-78.4
Piedmont 7,595 1,884 19.4 18.2-20.7 5,711 80.6 79.3-81.8
Western NC 2,895 883 25.8 23.8-27.9 2,012 74.2 72.1-76.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,897 581 26.1 23.5-28.8 1,316 73.9 71.2-76.5
Northwest 3,302 914 23.3 21.4-25.3 2,388 76.7 74.7-78.6
Charlotte 2,097 492 19.5 17.4-21.8 1,605 80.5 78.2-82.6
Greensboro 1,810 477 19.5 16.9-22.4 1,333 80.5 77.6-83.1
Southern Regional 1,537 468 25.0 22.0-28.2 1,069 75.0 71.8-78.0
Coastal 775 225 23.0 19.6-26.7 550 77.0 73.3-80.4
Wake 1,717 382 16.8 14.4-19.3 1,335 83.2 80.7-85.6
Area L 474 120 21.8 17.5-26.8 354 78.2 73.2-82.5
Eastern 2,168 605 22.8 20.5-25.3 1,563 77.2 74.7-79.5

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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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