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2016 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 5,792 690 9.9 9.0-10.8 5,102 90.1 89.2-91.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,013 126 9.5 7.7-11.8 887 90.5 88.2-92.3
Region 3 544 77 13.6 10.5-17.4 467 86.4 82.6-89.5
Region 4 859 82 8.4 6.5-10.8 777 91.6 89.2-93.5
Region 5 624 60 8.6 6.4-11.5 564 91.4 88.5-93.6
Region 6 490 72 13.4 10.4-17.1 418 86.6 82.9-89.6
Region 7 708 57 6.3 4.7- 8.4 651 93.7 91.6-95.3
Region 8 513 72 12.7 9.8-16.3 441 87.3 83.7-90.2
Region 9 467 64 12.8 9.5-17.2 403 87.2 82.8-90.5
Region 10 577 80 12.2 9.5-15.6 497 87.8 84.4-90.5
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,101 300 12.7 11.1-14.5 1,801 87.3 85.5-88.9
Piedmont 2,523 245 8.4 7.2- 9.7 2,278 91.6 90.3-92.8
Western NC 1,171 145 10.4 8.3-13.0 1,026 89.6 87.0-91.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 900 114 9.7 7.7-12.2 786 90.3 87.8-92.3
Northwest 862 109 10.9 8.8-13.5 753 89.1 86.5-91.2
Charlotte 668 65 9.1 6.8-12.0 603 90.9 88.0-93.2
Greensboro 494 44 8.6 6.1-12.1 450 91.4 87.9-93.9
Southern Regional 551 86 14.0 11.1-17.5 465 86.0 82.5-88.9
Southeast 315 47 14.1 10.2-19.0 268 85.9 81.0-89.8
Wake 765 59 6.0 4.4- 7.9 706 94.0 92.1-95.6
Area L & Eastern 1,240 166 11.6 9.5-13.9 1,074 88.4 86.1-90.5

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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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