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2015 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 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 1,001 134 12.0 9.6-14.9 867 88.0 85.1-90.4
Region 3 601 70 11.4 8.8-14.6 531 88.6 85.4-91.2
Region 4 1,201 118 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,083 91.4 89.4-93.1
Region 5 812 83 9.1 7.1-11.7 729 90.9 88.3-92.9
Region 6 504 62 9.8 7.5-12.9 442 90.2 87.1-92.5
Region 7 890 76 8.5 6.5-10.9 814 91.5 89.1-93.5
Region 8 654 93 11.3 9.0-14.1 561 88.7 85.9-91.0
Region 9 & 10 919 120 10.6 8.6-13.1 799 89.4 86.9-91.4
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,159 293 11.2 9.8-12.8 1,866 88.8 87.2-90.2
Piedmont 3,304 313 8.5 7.5- 9.7 2,991 91.5 90.3-92.5
Western NC 1,119 150 12.7 10.3-15.4 969 87.3 84.6-89.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 840 118 13.0 10.3-16.2 722 87.0 83.8-89.7
Northwest 976 104 10.1 8.1-12.4 872 89.9 87.6-91.9
Charlotte 1,006 101 8.7 6.8-11.0 905 91.3 89.0-93.2
Greensboro 599 71 10.6 8.0-13.9 528 89.4 86.1-92.0
Southern Regional 591 86 12.0 9.5-15.0 505 88.0 85.0-90.5
Southeast 375 50 10.2 7.5-13.8 325 89.8 86.2-92.5
Wake 1,009 71 6.7 5.1- 8.7 938 93.3 91.3-94.9
Area L & Eastern 1,186 155 11.2 9.2-13.5 1,031 88.8 86.5-90.8

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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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