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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Disability

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,765 573 5.0 4.5- 5.7 8,192 95.0 94.3-95.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 380 26 5.9 3.4- 9.9 354 94.1 90.1-96.6
Durham 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 348 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 308 32 5.6 3.6- 8.8 276 94.4 91.2-96.4
Guilford 367 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 491 26 4.3 2.7- 6.9 465 95.7 93.1-97.3
New Hanover 318 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 498 15 2.1 1.2- 3.7 483 97.9 96.3-98.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,662 197 5.7 4.6- 7.0 2,465 94.3 93.0-95.4
Piedmont 5,108 297 4.5 3.8- 5.3 4,811 95.5 94.7-96.2
Western NC 995 79 5.5 4.0- 7.5 916 94.5 92.5-96.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 712 50 4.5 3.1- 6.7 662 95.5 93.3-96.9
Northwest 1,421 90 5.6 4.2- 7.3 1,331 94.4 92.7-95.8
Charlotte 1,518 112 5.2 3.9- 6.8 1,406 94.8 93.2-96.1
Greensboro 1,080 57 4.4 3.1- 6.1 1,023 95.6 93.9-96.9
Southern Regional 1,228 104 5.8 4.2- 8.0 1,124 94.2 92.0-95.8
Southeast 549 28 3.7 2.2- 6.2 521 96.3 93.8-97.8
Wake 1,320 63 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,257 96.4 95.0-97.4
Area L & Eastern 937 69 6.3 4.7- 8.5 868 93.7 91.5-95.3

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*These are new disability questions found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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.

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