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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 9,658 1,919 16.1 15.2-17.0 7,739 83.9 83.0-84.8
GENDER
Male 3,519 644 13.9 12.6-15.3 2,875 86.1 84.7-87.4
Female 6,139 1,275 18.3 17.1-19.5 4,864 81.7 80.5-82.9
RACE
White 7,508 1,566 16.9 15.9-18.0 5,942 83.1 82.0-84.1
African American 1,565 283 16.2 14.1-18.7 1,282 83.8 81.3-85.9
Other Minorities 544 61 9.6 6.9-13.1 483 90.4 86.9-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 553 40 6.1 4.1- 8.8 513 93.9 91.2-95.9
Non-Hispanic 9,099 1,876 17.2 16.2-18.2 7,223 82.8 81.8-83.8
AGE
18-24 438 31 7.0 4.6-10.4 407 93.0 89.6-95.4
25-34 1,356 121 9.5 7.6-11.8 1,235 90.5 88.2-92.4
35-44 1,889 230 11.2 9.6-13.0 1,659 88.8 87.0-90.4
45-54 1,839 364 18.7 16.6-21.0 1,475 81.3 79.0-83.4
55-64 1,727 478 27.0 24.6-29.7 1,249 73.0 70.3-75.4
65-74 1,296 335 24.3 21.7-27.1 961 75.7 72.9-78.3
75+ 1,065 352 30.2 27.1-33.5 713 69.8 66.5-72.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,504 441 22.2 19.5-25.2 1,063 77.8 74.8-80.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,751 547 16.4 14.7-18.1 2,204 83.6 81.9-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,300 469 16.1 14.4-17.9 1,831 83.9 82.1-85.6
College Graduate 3,085 455 12.7 11.3-14.3 2,630 87.3 85.7-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,040 402 29.9 26.3-33.8 638 70.1 66.2-73.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,639 410 20.6 18.1-23.3 1,229 79.4 76.7-81.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,138 207 17.1 14.3-20.3 931 82.9 79.7-85.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,263 202 13.7 11.6-16.1 1,061 86.3 83.9-88.4
$50,000-74,999 1,313 187 12.0 10.2-14.2 1,126 88.0 85.8-89.8
$75,000+ 1,809 174 8.3 7.0- 9.9 1,635 91.7 90.1-93.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,839 1,919 64.6 62.0-67.1 920 35.4 32.9-38.0
No 6,572 0 0.0 . - . 6,572 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,148 291 20.9 18.2-23.9 857 79.1 76.1-81.8
Non-Veteran 8,505 1,628 15.5 14.6-16.5 6,877 84.5 83.5-85.4

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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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