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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,534 581 8.3 7.6- 9.2 5,953 91.7 90.8-92.4
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 996 92 10.4 7.8-13.6 904 89.6 86.4-92.2
Region 3 596 53 9.1 6.8-12.1 543 90.9 87.9-93.2
Region 4 1,194 102 8.6 6.8-10.7 1,092 91.4 89.3-93.2
Region 5 805 59 6.5 4.9- 8.6 746 93.5 91.4-95.1
Region 6 500 50 8.9 6.5-12.1 450 91.1 87.9-93.5
Region 7 886 63 6.8 5.1- 9.0 823 93.2 91.0-94.9
Region 8 648 72 9.8 7.6-12.7 576 90.2 87.3-92.4
Region 9 & 10 909 90 8.3 6.5-10.6 819 91.7 89.4-93.5
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,135 219 8.9 7.6-10.3 1,916 91.1 89.7-92.4
Piedmont 3,287 257 7.6 6.6- 8.7 3,030 92.4 91.3-93.4
Western NC 1,112 105 10.7 8.3-13.6 1,007 89.3 86.4-91.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 835 73 8.8 6.4-12.1 762 91.2 87.9-93.6
Northwest 971 90 10.3 8.2-13.0 881 89.7 87.0-91.8
Charlotte 999 86 8.4 6.6-10.7 913 91.6 89.3-93.4
Greensboro 595 53 7.5 5.5-10.0 542 92.5 90.0-94.5
Southern Regional 586 58 8.8 6.6-11.6 528 91.2 88.4-93.4
Southeast 370 42 9.3 6.6-12.9 328 90.7 87.1-93.4
Wake 1,004 62 5.9 4.4- 7.8 942 94.1 92.2-95.6
Area L & Eastern 1,174 117 9.0 7.3-11.2 1,057 91.0 88.8-92.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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