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2009 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 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 329 16 3.3 1.8- 5.9 23 4.6 2.8- 7.4 19 3.9 2.3- 6.5 271 88.2 83.9-91.5
Buncombe 371 17 4.2 2.2- 8.1 24 5.2 3.4- 7.9 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 314 87.0 82.5-90.5
Cabarrus 319 17 4.7 2.3- 9.6 23 4.6 2.8- 7.5 17 3.6 2.1- 6.2 262 87.1 81.9-90.9
Catawba 348 21 6.0 3.3-10.7 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 19 4.3 2.5- 7.3 284 84.6 79.3-88.7
Cumberland 351 21 4.4 2.5- 7.5 36 8.4 5.7-12.3 27 6.5 4.1-10.1 267 80.7 75.5-85.1
Davidson 386 17 2.6 1.5- 4.6 27 5.7 3.7- 8.6 27 4.7 3.1- 7.1 315 86.9 83.1-90.0
Durham 394 17 2.7 1.6- 4.7 26 5.6 2.9-10.5 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0 342 90.2 85.5-93.5
Forsyth 358 8 1.4 0.6- 3.1 23 5.6 3.5- 8.7 24 7.3 4.3-12.1 303 85.8 80.6-89.8
Gaston 318 21 5.6 3.2- 9.4 32 9.8 5.7-16.3 24 6.7 4.0-10.9 241 77.9 71.1-83.6
Guilford 397 23 4.6 2.5- 8.3 26 5.7 3.7- 8.7 23 6.4 3.8-10.7 325 83.3 78.0-87.5
Iredell 398 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 24 4.4 2.7- 7.0 18 3.7 1.8- 7.3 348 90.7 86.7-93.6
Johnston 335 13 2.4 1.3- 4.5 29 6.2 3.9- 9.9 27 5.6 3.5- 8.9 266 85.7 81.0-89.4
Mecklenburg 574 16 1.5 0.9- 2.6 33 4.8 3.2- 7.0 25 2.8 1.5- 5.0 500 91.0 88.0-93.3
New Hanover 382 18 4.4 2.5- 7.7 28 6.0 2.9-12.1 23 5.6 3.3- 9.4 313 84.0 77.6-88.8
Onslow 357 20 5.3 3.3- 8.4 32 8.4 5.5-12.8 19 4.6 2.7- 7.8 286 81.6 76.4-86.0
Orange 347 19 4.5 2.6- 7.4 14 3.6 2.0- 6.2 14 4.3 2.4- 7.5 300 87.7 83.4-91.0
Pitt 341 17 3.6 2.0- 6.2 25 4.7 3.0- 7.4 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 283 88.4 84.4-91.4
Randolph 329 18 4.6 2.4- 8.7 26 7.7 4.6-12.6 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 269 83.6 77.6-88.2
Robeson 337 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 20 7.5 4.1-13.2 49 12.6 9.0-17.3 247 75.9 69.5-81.3
Rowan 405 14 3.4 1.8- 6.3 35 5.9 4.0- 8.6 31 8.0 5.1-12.3 325 82.8 77.7-86.9
Union 341 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 19 4.9 2.5- 9.2 17 3.4 1.9- 5.9 300 90.5 86.0-93.7
Wake 561 25 3.2 1.9- 5.1 27 3.0 2.0- 4.6 20 2.9 1.6- 5.3 489 90.9 87.9-93.3
Wayne 355 28 7.4 4.1-13.1 28 6.3 3.9-10.0 25 5.3 3.4- 8.2 274 80.9 74.9-85.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,334 190 4.3 3.3- 5.5 262 6.5 5.2- 8.0 251 5.7 4.6- 6.9 2,631 83.6 81.4-85.6
Piedmont 6,289 264 3.3 2.6- 4.1 414 5.2 4.5- 6.0 336 5.0 4.2- 6.1 5,275 86.5 85.1-87.7
Western NC 2,628 123 4.0 3.1- 5.1 181 4.8 4.0- 5.8 210 6.0 5.0- 7.2 2,114 85.3 83.5-86.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,796 91 4.6 3.4- 6.2 129 5.5 4.4- 6.8 141 5.8 4.6- 7.2 1,435 84.2 81.9-86.2
Northwest 2,798 102 2.5 2.0- 3.3 192 5.0 4.1- 6.1 189 5.5 4.5- 6.8 2,315 86.9 85.2-88.5
Charlotte 1,663 64 2.8 1.9- 4.1 117 6.0 4.6- 7.7 87 3.9 2.7- 5.6 1,395 87.3 84.9-89.4
Greensboro 1,530 79 4.5 2.6- 7.8 94 5.2 4.0- 6.8 78 5.6 3.8- 8.3 1,279 84.6 80.9-87.7
Southern Regional 1,074 67 4.1 2.8- 5.9 91 8.7 6.4-11.7 111 8.1 5.7-11.3 805 79.1 75.0-82.7
Coastal 524 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1 36 5.6 2.6-11.8 34 6.5 3.8-10.8 430 84.3 77.8-89.2
Wake 1,406 61 3.4 2.4- 5.0 87 4.0 2.9- 5.5 73 5.1 3.5- 7.2 1,185 87.5 84.7-89.7
Area L 124 10 7.5 3.3-16.4 6 5.0 1.7-13.7 7 4.8 2.1-10.6 101 82.7 72.2-89.8
Eastern 1,336 79 3.7 2.6- 5.3 105 5.8 4.1- 8.1 77 4.1 2.8- 6.0 1,075 86.3 83.2-89.0

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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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