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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,186 3,669 17.8 17.1-18.5 13,517 82.2 81.5-82.9
-Eastern NC 5,530 1,275 20.0 18.6-21.5 4,255 80.0 78.5-81.4
GENDER
Male 1,921 419 18.8 16.5-21.4 1,502 81.2 78.6-83.5
Female 3,609 856 21.1 19.6-22.7 2,753 78.9 77.3-80.4
RACE
White 3,694 857 20.2 18.6-21.8 2,837 79.8 78.2-81.4
African American 1,353 311 20.4 17.8-23.2 1,042 79.6 76.8-82.2
Other Minorities 465 100 17.7 11.7-25.8 365 82.3 74.2-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 243 33 8.6 5.7-12.7 210 91.4 87.3-94.3
Non-Hispanic 5,280 1,240 20.9 19.4-22.5 4,040 79.1 77.5-80.6
AGE
18-24 277 28 12.9 7.5-21.3 249 87.1 78.7-92.5
25-34 773 93 10.5 8.4-13.1 680 89.5 86.9-91.6
35-44 985 151 15.0 12.5-17.9 834 85.0 82.1-87.5
45-54 1,132 282 23.0 20.2-26.1 850 77.0 73.9-79.8
55-64 1,035 319 30.2 26.9-33.7 716 69.8 66.3-73.1
65-74 764 200 26.3 22.7-30.1 564 73.7 69.9-77.3
75+ 534 199 32.8 28.4-37.6 335 67.2 62.4-71.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 862 284 24.5 20.9-28.4 578 75.5 71.6-79.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,826 428 20.4 17.7-23.5 1,398 79.6 76.5-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,411 321 20.6 18.1-23.3 1,090 79.4 76.7-81.9
College Graduate 1,424 241 15.3 13.3-17.5 1,183 84.7 82.5-86.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 746 334 40.9 36.4-45.5 412 59.1 54.5-63.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,032 254 21.0 18.0-24.4 778 79.0 75.6-82.0
$25,000- 34,999 709 145 20.0 15.0-26.2 564 80.0 73.8-85.0
$35,000- 49,999 784 132 15.0 12.4-18.1 652 85.0 81.9-87.6
$50,000-74,999 715 104 11.6 9.3-14.3 611 88.4 85.7-90.7
$75,000+ 752 96 13.6 10.7-17.0 656 86.4 83.0-89.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,880 1,275 65.8 62.7-68.8 605 34.2 31.2-37.3
No 3,517 0 0.0 . - . 3,517 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 898 233 23.0 19.9-26.4 665 77.0 73.6-80.1
Non-Veteran 4,627 1,041 19.3 17.8-21.0 3,586 80.7 79.0-82.2

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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