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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,276 2,269 13.0 12.2-13.9 13,007 87.0 86.1-87.8
-Eastern NC 5,106 824 14.8 13.4-16.3 4,282 85.2 83.7-86.6
GENDER
Male 1,844 271 14.8 12.5-17.6 1,573 85.2 82.4-87.5
Female 3,262 553 14.7 13.3-16.4 2,709 85.3 83.6-86.7
RACE
White 3,448 481 12.4 11.0-13.9 2,967 87.6 86.1-89.0
African American 1,162 242 20.1 16.3-24.5 920 79.9 75.5-83.7
Other Minorities 470 94 16.8 12.8-21.6 376 83.2 78.4-87.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 216 33 15.9 10.6-23.3 183 84.1 76.7-89.4
Non-Hispanic 4,871 777 14.6 13.1-16.1 4,094 85.4 83.9-86.9
AGE
18-24 178 21 11.5 6.2-20.1 157 88.5 79.9-93.8
25-34 509 47 8.7 6.2-12.1 462 91.3 87.9-93.8
35-44 790 96 14.6 11.7-18.2 694 85.4 81.8-88.3
45-54 983 180 19.1 16.2-22.4 803 80.9 77.6-83.8
55-64 1,062 171 16.0 13.5-18.8 891 84.0 81.2-86.5
65-74 919 149 14.9 12.5-17.8 770 85.1 82.2-87.5
75+ 636 153 22.8 19.2-26.9 483 77.2 73.1-80.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 802 289 31.6 27.2-36.4 513 68.4 63.6-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,563 258 15.0 12.0-18.5 1,305 85.0 81.5-88.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,385 164 11.2 9.3-13.6 1,221 88.8 86.4-90.7
College Graduate 1,345 111 7.2 5.7- 9.1 1,234 92.8 90.9-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 660 229 33.0 27.9-38.6 431 67.0 61.4-72.1
$15,000- 24,999 820 185 20.1 16.7-24.0 635 79.9 76.0-83.3
$25,000- 34,999 564 80 18.0 11.9-26.4 484 82.0 73.6-88.1
$35,000- 49,999 730 90 12.4 9.6-15.7 640 87.6 84.3-90.4
$50,000-74,999 756 49 6.1 4.3- 8.4 707 93.9 91.6-95.7
$75,000+ 919 48 4.8 3.5- 6.7 871 95.2 93.3-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 915 118 14.2 10.1-19.7 797 85.8 80.3-89.9
Non-Veteran 4,188 705 14.9 13.5-16.4 3,483 85.1 83.6-86.5

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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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