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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 351 42 9.2 5.6-14.7 309 90.8 85.3-94.4
Buncombe 398 40 7.7 5.4-10.9 358 92.3 89.1-94.6
Cabarrus 347 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 311 93.0 89.9-95.2
Catawba 362 53 10.2 7.4-13.7 309 89.8 86.3-92.6
Cumberland 381 53 10.4 7.3-14.6 328 89.6 85.4-92.7
Davidson 408 49 8.3 6.1-11.3 359 91.7 88.7-93.9
Durham 414 41 5.5 3.8- 7.8 373 94.5 92.2-96.2
Forsyth 382 39 8.7 5.7-13.3 343 91.3 86.7-94.3
Gaston 348 53 12.4 8.9-17.2 295 87.6 82.8-91.1
Guilford 425 48 8.0 5.6-11.4 377 92.0 88.6-94.4
Iredell 434 41 5.4 3.7- 7.7 393 94.6 92.3-96.3
Johnston 368 47 8.9 6.1-12.7 321 91.1 87.3-93.9
Mecklenburg 611 66 6.8 5.1- 9.0 545 93.2 91.0-94.9
New Hanover 412 49 9.2 6.3-13.2 363 90.8 86.8-93.7
Onslow 385 42 8.1 5.7-11.4 343 91.9 88.6-94.3
Orange 367 30 4.5 3.0- 6.8 337 95.5 93.2-97.0
Pitt 368 44 7.7 5.4-10.9 324 92.3 89.1-94.6
Randolph 352 37 6.6 4.5- 9.6 315 93.4 90.4-95.5
Robeson 373 51 11.0 7.8-15.3 322 89.0 84.7-92.2
Rowan 432 58 10.0 7.3-13.5 374 90.0 86.5-92.7
Union 363 22 4.6 2.8- 7.6 341 95.4 92.4-97.2
Wake 598 40 4.5 2.9- 6.9 558 95.5 93.1-97.1
Wayne 384 58 9.5 6.9-13.0 326 90.5 87.0-93.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,637 450 8.4 7.1- 9.8 3,187 91.6 90.2-92.9
Piedmont 6,718 711 7.3 6.5- 8.2 6,007 92.7 91.8-93.5
Western NC 2,810 358 8.5 7.3-10.0 2,452 91.5 90.0-92.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,917 258 8.8 7.6-10.3 1,659 91.2 89.7-92.4
Northwest 2,989 348 8.0 6.8- 9.4 2,641 92.0 90.6-93.2
Charlotte 1,789 189 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,600 92.2 90.4-93.7
Greensboro 1,634 168 7.5 6.0- 9.5 1,466 92.5 90.5-94.0
Southern Regional 1,181 162 11.1 8.5-14.4 1,019 88.9 85.6-91.5
Coastal 573 66 8.5 5.2-13.6 507 91.5 86.4-94.8
Wake 1,502 142 5.6 4.4- 7.3 1,360 94.4 92.7-95.6
Area L 139 11 5.5 2.8-10.6 128 94.5 89.4-97.2
Eastern 1,441 175 7.7 5.9- 9.9 1,266 92.3 90.1-94.1

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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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