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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Disability

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL CARE needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,603 189 11.6 9.4-14.2 1,414 88.4 85.8-90.6
Wake County 56 3 5.1 1.4-17.1 53 94.9 82.9-98.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 112 11 7.6 4.0-14.2 101 92.4 85.8-96.0
Forsyth 110 8 7.2 3.2-15.6 102 92.8 84.4-96.8
Guilford 91 9 8.0 3.9-15.7 82 92.0 84.3-96.1
Henderson/Transylvania 127 7 6.1 2.6-13.6 120 93.9 86.4-97.4
Mecklenburg 87 9 9.5 4.6-18.4 78 90.5 81.6-95.4
Orange 69 7 7.9 3.5-16.6 62 92.1 83.4-96.5
Pitt 97 16 13.5 7.9-22.2 81 86.5 77.8-92.1
Randolph 120 12 7.9 3.9-15.4 108 92.1 84.6-96.1
Robeson 122 27 19.5 12.8-28.4 95 80.5 71.6-87.2
Western NC 178 23 9.9 6.4-15.1 155 90.1 84.9-93.6
Piedmont NC 216 29 15.2 10.2-21.9 187 84.8 78.1-89.8
Eastern NC 218 28 11.7 7.6-17.4 190 88.3 82.6-92.4

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Wake County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked to respondents who reported having any type of disability. See questions 14.1, 14,2 in the core and the questions 1 and 5 in the disability section (page 53) of the BRFSS 2002 questionnaire.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** 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, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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