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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Risk Factors

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,475 1,606 22.2 20.7-23.7 4,869 77.8 76.3-79.3
Wake County 416 56 13.9 10.2-18.5 360 86.1 81.5-89.8
GENDER
Male 179 24 15.6 10.0-23.5 155 84.4 76.5-90.0
Female 237 32 11.9 8.1-17.1 205 88.1 82.9-91.9
RACE
White 304 41 13.3 9.2-18.7 263 86.7 81.3-90.8
Other 110 15 15.4 8.7-25.9 95 84.6 74.1-91.3
AGE
18-44 234 24 13.3 8.5-20.1 210 86.7 79.9-91.5
45+ 178 31 14.2 9.6-20.4 147 85.8 79.6-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 24 20.2 12.5-31.0 81 79.8 69.0-87.5
Some College + 311 32 11.6 7.8-17.0 279 88.4 83.0-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 25 14.5 8.9-22.7 123 85.5 77.3-91.1
$50,000+ 174 13 7.3 4.0-12.9 161 92.7 87.1-96.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 399 112 26.0 21.4-31.1 287 74.0 68.9-78.6
Forsyth 453 110 20.7 16.9-25.0 343 79.3 75.0-83.1
Guilford 406 91 19.3 15.4-23.9 315 80.7 76.1-84.6
Henderson/Transylvania 454 127 21.6 17.8-26.0 327 78.4 74.0-82.2
Mecklenburg 434 88 14.7 11.6-18.5 346 85.3 81.5-88.4
Orange 426 69 12.4 9.4-16.3 357 87.6 83.7-90.6
Pitt 406 97 21.2 16.9-26.2 309 78.8 73.8-83.1
Randolph 414 120 25.6 20.9-30.9 294 74.4 69.1-79.1
Robeson 420 122 23.7 19.4-28.6 298 76.3 71.4-80.6
Western NC 635 179 24.6 21.0-28.5 456 75.4 71.5-79.0
Piedmont NC 853 217 23.7 20.3-27.4 636 76.3 72.6-79.7
Eastern NC 759 218 25.3 21.9-29.1 541 74.7 70.9-78.1

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*Data for this table were derived from questions 1,2,3,4 in the Disability, Quality of Life Module (page 51) 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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