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2006 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 15,598 3,889 20.1 19.3-20.9 11,709 79.9 79.1-80.7
-Piedmont NC 8,718 2,080 19.0 18.0-20.1 6,638 81.0 79.9-82.0
GENDER
Male 3,233 715 17.1 15.5-18.9 2,518 82.9 81.1-84.5
Female 5,485 1,365 20.9 19.5-22.2 4,120 79.1 77.8-80.5
RACE
White 6,755 1,714 20.7 19.5-22.0 5,041 79.3 78.0-80.5
African American 1,332 283 18.5 16.0-21.3 1,049 81.5 78.7-84.0
Other Minorities 589 78 10.4 7.8-13.7 511 89.6 86.3-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 487 40 6.8 4.6-10.0 447 93.2 90.0-95.4
Non-Hispanic 8,213 2,038 20.4 19.3-21.6 6,175 79.6 78.4-80.7
AGE
18-24 339 34 10.9 7.4-15.8 305 89.1 84.2-92.6
25-34 1,058 111 10.5 8.5-13.0 947 89.5 87.0-91.5
35-44 1,570 226 13.0 11.0-15.3 1,344 87.0 84.7-89.0
45-54 1,726 406 21.9 19.6-24.3 1,320 78.1 75.7-80.4
55-64 1,693 546 32.1 29.4-35.0 1,147 67.9 65.0-70.6
65-74 1,275 374 27.6 24.8-30.6 901 72.4 69.4-75.2
75+ 986 369 34.5 31.0-38.1 617 65.5 61.9-69.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,266 432 26.5 23.2-30.2 834 73.5 69.8-76.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,525 628 19.4 17.5-21.4 1,897 80.6 78.6-82.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,110 516 19.2 17.1-21.5 1,594 80.8 78.5-82.9
College Graduate 2,792 500 15.3 13.7-17.1 2,292 84.7 82.9-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 890 442 41.1 36.1-46.4 448 58.9 53.6-63.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,368 398 24.0 20.9-27.3 970 76.0 72.7-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 963 232 20.8 17.4-24.7 731 79.2 75.3-82.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,193 242 17.0 14.6-19.8 951 83.0 80.2-85.4
$50,000-74,999 1,119 187 15.3 12.7-18.3 932 84.7 81.7-87.3
$75,000+ 1,884 268 12.1 10.5-14.0 1,616 87.9 86.0-89.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,971 2,080 65.4 62.7-68.0 891 34.6 32.0-37.3
No 5,484 0 0.0 . - . 5,484 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,142 347 27.0 24.0-30.4 795 73.0 69.6-76.0
Non-Veteran 7,558 1,730 17.9 16.8-19.1 5,828 82.1 80.9-83.2

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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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