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2008 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 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-Eastern NC 5,081 325 5.6 4.8- 6.6 397 6.5 5.7- 7.4 428 7.0 6.2- 7.9 3,931 80.9 79.4-82.3
GENDER
Male 1,839 126 6.7 5.2- 8.6 142 6.2 5.0- 7.8 195 8.5 7.1-10.1 1,376 78.6 75.9-81.0
Female 3,242 199 4.6 3.8- 5.4 255 6.7 5.8- 7.8 233 5.6 4.8- 6.5 2,555 83.1 81.5-84.6
RACE
White 3,442 185 4.9 3.9- 6.1 255 5.8 5.0- 6.8 246 6.3 5.3- 7.4 2,756 83.0 81.2-84.6
African American 1,150 100 7.5 5.6- 9.8 109 9.5 7.3-12.1 130 9.6 7.7-11.8 811 73.5 69.8-76.9
Other Minorities 463 39 6.0 3.8- 9.3 31 4.0 2.2- 7.0 50 6.0 4.2- 8.5 343 84.0 79.6-87.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 212 11 3.7 1.7- 8.1 8 3.6 1.3- 9.8 11 4.4 2.1- 8.9 182 88.2 81.5-92.7
Non-Hispanic 4,853 312 5.8 4.9- 6.8 387 6.7 5.9- 7.6 414 7.2 6.3- 8.1 3,740 80.4 78.8-81.8
AGE
18-24 181 7 5.0 2.2-10.9 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 2 1.0 0.2- 5.6 169 92.5 86.4-96.0
25-34 509 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 19 3.0 1.7- 5.4 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 456 90.4 86.9-93.0
35-44 787 29 4.3 2.6- 6.9 46 6.8 4.7- 9.8 38 4.9 3.4- 7.1 674 84.0 80.2-87.2
45-54 978 46 4.4 3.1- 6.2 77 8.2 6.3-10.7 103 12.1 9.6-15.0 752 75.3 71.7-78.6
55-64 1,056 67 5.9 4.5- 7.7 101 9.8 7.8-12.3 129 11.6 9.5-14.0 759 72.8 69.5-75.8
65-74 913 75 8.5 6.6-11.0 89 8.5 6.7-10.8 69 8.4 6.4-11.0 680 74.5 71.0-77.8
75+ 625 75 11.7 9.1-14.9 62 11.0 8.3-14.4 71 11.8 9.0-15.3 417 65.5 60.9-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 776 101 10.4 7.7-14.0 89 8.9 6.5-12.2 132 13.0 10.5-16.1 454 67.6 62.7-72.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,565 109 5.5 4.1- 7.3 130 6.4 5.1- 8.1 140 7.7 6.1- 9.7 1,186 80.4 77.5-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,386 63 4.7 3.2- 6.7 111 7.1 5.7- 9.0 101 5.8 4.5- 7.3 1,111 82.4 79.6-84.9
College Graduate 1,342 52 3.7 2.6- 5.3 65 4.1 3.0- 5.5 55 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,170 88.8 86.6-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 75 8.9 6.6-11.9 101 12.6 9.5-16.4 153 20.8 16.8-25.4 323 57.8 52.0-63.4
$15,000- 24,999 816 70 6.4 4.6- 9.0 89 9.7 7.2-13.0 101 10.4 7.9-13.6 556 73.4 68.8-77.6
$25,000- 34,999 568 42 10.0 6.2-15.6 43 5.4 3.8- 7.6 41 6.3 4.4- 9.0 442 78.3 72.6-83.1
$35,000- 49,999 728 34 4.1 2.6- 6.2 38 4.8 3.3- 6.9 36 5.7 3.9- 8.1 620 85.5 82.1-88.4
$50,000-74,999 756 23 3.1 1.6- 6.1 36 3.7 2.5- 5.6 26 3.1 2.0- 4.8 671 90.1 86.8-92.6
$75,000+ 918 29 3.3 2.1- 5.2 24 2.6 1.6- 4.2 14 1.2 0.7- 2.2 851 92.8 90.5-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 919 74 8.1 6.0-10.8 89 8.0 6.2-10.4 88 9.3 7.2-12.0 668 74.6 70.6-78.1
Non-Veteran 4,159 251 5.1 4.2- 6.1 307 6.1 5.2- 7.1 340 6.5 5.6- 7.4 3,261 82.4 80.8-83.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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