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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,384 1,152 15.3 14.3-16.3 5,232 84.7 83.7-85.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,052 205 16.3 13.7-19.2 847 83.7 80.8-86.3
Region 3 567 106 18.2 14.7-22.4 461 81.8 77.6-85.3
Region 4 1,066 155 13.4 11.3-15.8 911 86.6 84.2-88.7
Region 5 685 88 11.4 9.0-14.4 597 88.6 85.6-91.0
Region 6 547 119 19.5 16.1-23.5 428 80.5 76.5-83.9
Region 7 796 112 12.7 10.3-15.6 684 87.3 84.4-89.7
Region 8 578 133 19.5 16.3-23.3 445 80.5 76.7-83.7
Region 9 484 108 21.2 16.8-26.2 376 78.8 73.8-83.2
Region 10 612 127 18.4 15.2-22.2 485 81.6 77.8-84.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,279 502 19.2 17.3-21.2 1,777 80.8 78.8-82.7
Piedmont 2,885 412 12.9 11.6-14.3 2,473 87.1 85.7-88.4
Western NC 1,223 239 17.4 14.8-20.5 984 82.6 79.5-85.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 935 184 16.3 13.6-19.4 751 83.7 80.6-86.4
Northwest 908 172 18.2 15.5-21.4 736 81.8 78.6-84.5
Charlotte 856 114 12.0 9.8-14.6 742 88.0 85.4-90.2
Greensboro 529 66 11.6 8.8-15.1 463 88.4 84.9-91.2
Southern Regional 608 140 20.6 17.3-24.4 468 79.4 75.6-82.7
Southeast 345 88 23.1 18.5-28.4 257 76.9 71.6-81.5
Wake 871 113 11.2 9.1-13.8 758 88.8 86.2-90.9
Area L & Eastern 1,335 276 17.6 15.2-20.4 1,059 82.4 79.6-84.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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