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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 8,400 443 4.7 4.1- 5.3 547 5.0 4.4- 5.6 566 5.3 4.7- 5.9 6,844 85.1 84.1-86.1
GENDER
Male 3,112 194 5.4 4.4- 6.6 172 4.5 3.7- 5.6 214 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,532 84.7 83.0-86.3
Female 5,288 249 4.0 3.4- 4.6 375 5.4 4.7- 6.1 352 5.2 4.5- 5.9 4,312 85.5 84.3-86.5
RACE
White 6,549 331 4.1 3.5- 4.8 435 5.2 4.5- 5.9 414 5.1 4.5- 5.8 5,369 85.6 84.5-86.7
African American 1,247 89 8.2 6.2-10.9 95 6.2 4.8- 8.0 126 7.9 6.2- 9.9 937 77.6 74.4-80.6
Other Minorities 570 22 3.3 2.0- 5.4 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 25 2.9 1.6- 5.1 506 91.5 88.5-93.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 470 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 7 1.1 0.4- 2.5 11 1.6 0.6- 4.1 440 95.2 92.4-97.0
Non-Hispanic 7,915 429 5.0 4.3- 5.7 540 5.4 4.8- 6.1 553 5.7 5.1- 6.3 6,393 83.9 82.9-85.0
AGE
18-24 325 12 3.4 1.8- 6.1 12 3.3 1.6- 6.7 6 2.2 0.9- 5.5 295 91.1 86.8-94.2
25-34 1,003 34 3.8 2.4- 6.0 25 2.1 1.3- 3.5 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 925 92.4 89.9-94.3
35-44 1,532 58 3.7 2.6- 5.2 47 2.6 1.8- 3.7 54 3.5 2.5- 5.1 1,373 90.2 88.0-92.0
45-54 1,667 70 4.2 3.1- 5.5 115 6.4 5.1- 7.9 122 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,360 83.2 80.9-85.2
55-64 1,645 95 6.4 5.0- 8.0 146 8.8 7.2-10.8 200 11.9 10.1-13.9 1,204 72.9 70.1-75.5
65-74 1,234 91 7.6 6.0- 9.6 100 7.2 5.8- 8.9 94 7.7 6.0- 9.7 949 77.5 74.6-80.1
75+ 932 81 7.3 5.7- 9.4 100 10.0 8.0-12.5 67 8.2 6.1-11.0 684 74.5 70.9-77.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,187 122 8.1 6.2-10.4 121 8.2 6.1-10.8 189 13.2 10.7-16.2 755 70.6 66.6-74.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,417 128 5.3 4.1- 7.0 176 5.5 4.5- 6.6 181 5.8 4.8- 7.0 1,932 83.4 81.3-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,052 108 4.1 3.2- 5.2 134 4.8 3.8- 5.9 120 4.4 3.5- 5.6 1,690 86.7 84.8-88.4
College Graduate 2,723 83 3.0 2.3- 3.9 116 3.4 2.6- 4.3 73 2.1 1.6- 2.7 2,451 91.5 90.2-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 840 100 9.2 6.6-12.6 140 13.1 10.4-16.5 177 18.3 14.8-22.5 423 59.3 53.9-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,318 77 5.3 3.9- 7.2 133 8.2 6.3-10.8 125 7.8 6.2- 9.9 983 78.6 75.3-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 939 49 4.5 3.1- 6.4 58 5.4 3.9- 7.4 61 5.2 3.8- 6.9 771 85.0 82.0-87.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,160 56 4.3 3.1- 6.0 53 4.2 3.0- 5.9 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,000 87.9 85.4-90.0
$50,000-74,999 1,097 48 4.7 3.3- 6.6 37 3.0 2.0- 4.4 30 2.5 1.5- 4.1 982 89.9 87.3-91.9
$75,000+ 1,845 43 2.2 1.5- 3.1 48 1.8 1.2- 2.6 30 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,724 94.4 93.1-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,887 443 15.9 14.0-17.9 547 16.9 15.1-18.9 566 17.9 16.1-19.9 1,331 49.3 46.7-52.0
No 5,484 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5,484 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,108 92 7.7 5.9- 9.8 90 7.6 5.9- 9.7 89 7.6 5.9- 9.7 837 77.2 73.9-80.1
Non-Veteran 7,285 351 4.3 3.7- 5.0 457 4.6 4.0- 5.3 477 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,000 86.2 85.1-87.2

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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.

** 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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