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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,661 469 23.3 20.8-25.9 1,192 76.7 74.1-79.2
GENDER
Male 614 153 21.8 17.9-26.2 461 78.2 73.8-82.1
Female 1,047 316 24.6 21.5-27.9 731 75.4 72.1-78.5
RACE
White 1,501 433 24.3 21.6-27.2 1,068 75.7 72.8-78.4
African American 47 13 19.5 10.1-34.1 34 80.5 65.9-89.9
Other Minorities 104 21 12.2 6.9-20.6 83 87.8 79.4-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 66 8 5.0 2.0-11.8 58 95.0 88.2-98.0
Non-Hispanic 1,591 460 24.5 21.9-27.3 1,131 75.5 72.7-78.1
AGE
18-24 53 5 5.4 1.9-14.8 48 94.6 85.2-98.1
25-34 172 29 16.4 10.2-25.2 143 83.6 74.8-89.8
35-44 245 50 18.7 13.7-25.0 195 81.3 75.0-86.3
45-54 318 88 28.1 22.2-34.9 230 71.9 65.1-77.8
55-64 354 126 32.3 26.9-38.2 228 67.7 61.8-73.1
65-74 293 89 30.4 24.6-37.0 204 69.6 63.0-75.4
75+ 219 82 33.3 26.5-40.8 137 66.7 59.2-73.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 95 25.9 19.2-34.0 172 74.1 66.0-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 148 23.9 19.6-28.8 366 76.1 71.2-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 414 116 23.8 19.1-29.3 298 76.2 70.7-80.9
College Graduate 458 109 20.5 16.4-25.3 349 79.5 74.7-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 112 46.2 36.9-55.8 110 53.8 44.2-63.1
$15,000- 24,999 306 93 25.2 19.4-32.0 213 74.8 68.0-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 240 71 28.5 21.6-36.7 169 71.5 63.3-78.4
$35,000- 49,999 260 60 19.8 14.4-26.6 200 80.2 73.4-85.6
$50,000-74,999 193 37 17.0 11.9-23.6 156 83.0 76.4-88.1
$75,000+ 196 29 13.8 8.9-20.7 167 86.2 79.3-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 661 469 70.3 64.9-75.1 192 29.7 24.9-35.1
No 952 0 0.0 . - . 952 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 76 30.1 23.6-37.5 166 69.9 62.5-76.4
Non-Veteran 1,417 393 22.3 19.6-25.2 1,024 77.7 74.8-80.4

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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.

** 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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