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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina 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 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 870 135 11.9 9.7-14.7 735 88.1 85.3-90.3
Region 3 666 79 9.1 7.1-11.6 587 90.9 88.4-92.9
Region 4 1,418 157 8.4 7.0-10.1 1,261 91.6 89.9-93.0
Region 5 1,034 119 8.0 6.5- 9.8 915 92.0 90.2-93.5
Region 6 530 73 11.7 8.8-15.3 457 88.3 84.7-91.2
Region 7 1,004 103 7.9 6.3- 9.9 901 92.1 90.1-93.7
Region 8 862 138 12.3 10.0-15.1 724 87.7 84.9-90.0
Region 9 & 10 674 89 10.8 8.4-13.9 585 89.2 86.1-91.6
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,199 314 11.4 9.9-13.1 1,885 88.6 86.9-90.1
Piedmont 3,865 436 8.3 7.4- 9.3 3,429 91.7 90.7-92.6
Western NC 994 143 11.1 9.1-13.6 851 88.9 86.4-90.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 635 106 13.2 10.3-16.7 529 86.8 83.3-89.7
Northwest 1,155 129 8.7 7.1-10.6 1,026 91.3 89.4-92.9
Charlotte 1,167 137 8.6 7.1-10.5 1,030 91.4 89.5-92.9
Greensboro 834 106 8.9 7.1-11.0 728 91.1 89.0-92.9
Southern Regional 613 98 13.7 10.8-17.2 515 86.3 82.8-89.2
Southeast 583 89 12.1 9.3-15.7 494 87.9 84.3-90.7
Wake 1,051 97 6.7 5.3- 8.4 954 93.3 91.6-94.7
Area L & Eastern 1,020 131 10.3 8.4-12.7 889 89.7 87.3-91.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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