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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,992 865 5.0 4.5- 5.5 1,072 5.6 5.2- 6.0 1,075 5.7 5.3- 6.2 11,980 83.7 82.9-84.5
-Eastern NC 4,993 328 5.6 4.8- 6.5 399 6.6 5.8- 7.4 384 6.2 5.5- 7.0 3,882 81.6 80.2-82.9
GENDER
Male 1,763 143 6.7 5.4- 8.4 153 6.7 5.6- 8.1 151 7.0 5.7- 8.4 1,316 79.6 77.2-81.8
Female 3,230 185 4.5 3.8- 5.4 246 6.5 5.5- 7.6 233 5.5 4.7- 6.4 2,566 83.5 81.9-84.9
RACE
White 3,396 202 5.2 4.3- 6.4 279 6.8 5.9- 7.8 236 5.6 4.8- 6.6 2,679 82.3 80.6-83.9
African American 1,116 99 7.3 5.7- 9.2 96 7.8 6.0-10.0 115 9.2 7.3-11.5 806 75.8 72.5-78.7
Other Minorities 467 26 4.5 2.8- 7.3 24 3.7 2.2- 6.2 32 4.1 2.5- 6.7 385 87.7 83.7-90.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 249 13 4.1 2.1- 7.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.4 5 1.5 0.4- 5.3 225 93.4 89.2-96.1
Non-Hispanic 4,736 312 5.7 4.9- 6.7 392 7.1 6.3- 8.0 379 6.7 5.9- 7.6 3,653 80.4 79.0-81.8
AGE
18-24 221 4 2.7 0.8- 8.5 8 2.0 1.0- 4.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 207 94.8 89.8-97.4
25-34 600 15 2.7 1.5- 4.9 16 2.4 1.4- 4.1 12 1.8 0.9- 3.6 557 93.1 90.3-95.1
35-44 809 29 4.0 2.7- 6.1 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 40 4.1 2.8- 5.9 705 87.0 83.9-89.6
45-54 995 60 7.1 5.3- 9.6 91 8.6 6.7-11.1 102 10.4 8.1-13.1 742 73.9 70.2-77.2
55-64 1,013 87 7.8 6.1- 9.9 110 11.3 9.1-13.9 122 11.5 9.4-13.9 694 69.4 66.0-72.7
65-74 758 62 7.8 5.9-10.1 77 11.2 8.7-14.3 65 8.8 6.6-11.6 554 72.3 68.3-75.9
75+ 561 71 11.2 8.7-14.5 60 9.9 7.3-13.3 39 8.9 6.2-12.8 391 69.9 65.1-74.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 787 99 8.7 6.7-11.1 86 8.8 6.7-11.6 115 11.2 8.8-14.1 487 71.3 67.0-75.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 104 6.0 4.4- 8.0 122 5.7 4.6- 7.1 123 5.7 4.6- 7.1 1,251 82.6 80.0-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,287 78 5.7 4.2- 7.5 109 7.4 5.9- 9.3 103 6.9 5.4- 8.8 997 80.0 77.1-82.6
College Graduate 1,313 46 2.7 1.9- 3.8 81 5.2 3.9- 6.8 43 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,143 89.4 87.4-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 625 65 8.8 6.5-11.7 93 12.6 9.9-15.9 134 19.0 15.5-23.2 333 59.5 54.5-64.4
$15,000- 24,999 860 60 6.9 4.8- 9.7 98 8.8 6.9-11.3 90 8.5 6.5-11.0 612 75.8 71.8-79.4
$25,000- 34,999 637 38 4.6 3.0- 6.9 46 7.0 5.0- 9.9 38 5.0 3.4- 7.4 515 83.4 79.5-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 726 35 4.4 2.9- 6.5 40 4.2 2.8- 6.3 32 3.6 2.4- 5.3 619 87.8 84.8-90.3
$50,000-74,999 688 33 4.2 2.8- 6.1 34 4.7 3.1- 7.1 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1 600 88.0 84.8-90.6
$75,000+ 741 23 3.2 1.9- 5.1 27 3.8 2.5- 5.9 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 680 91.8 89.1-93.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,895 328 17.5 15.2-20.0 399 20.6 18.4-23.0 384 19.4 17.3-21.8 784 42.4 39.5-45.5
No 3,083 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3,083 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 856 80 8.3 6.4-10.7 93 10.3 8.1-13.1 75 8.4 6.5-10.9 608 73.0 69.2-76.5
Non-Veteran 4,133 248 5.0 4.1- 6.0 306 5.7 5.0- 6.6 308 5.7 4.9- 6.6 3,271 83.6 82.1-85.0

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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