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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 15,777 4,264 21.3 20.4-22.2 11,513 78.7 77.8-79.6
-Eastern NC 5,287 1,497 23.2 21.6-24.7 3,790 76.8 75.3-78.4
GENDER
Male 1,915 547 23.7 21.2-26.4 1,368 76.3 73.6-78.8
Female 3,372 950 22.6 21.0-24.4 2,422 77.4 75.6-79.0
RACE
White 3,549 1,044 24.4 22.4-26.4 2,505 75.6 73.6-77.6
African American 1,218 325 23.8 20.7-27.2 893 76.2 72.8-79.3
Other Minorities 490 122 16.0 12.5-20.3 368 84.0 79.7-87.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 34 10.7 7.0-16.1 193 89.3 83.9-93.0
Non-Hispanic 5,039 1,454 24.1 22.5-25.8 3,585 75.9 74.2-77.5
AGE
18-24 183 18 10.7 6.1-18.1 165 89.3 81.9-93.9
25-34 528 59 10.3 7.7-13.7 469 89.7 86.3-92.3
35-44 821 155 19.1 15.9-22.7 666 80.9 77.3-84.1
45-54 1,022 293 28.8 25.5-32.4 729 71.2 67.6-74.5
55-64 1,087 375 34.0 30.8-37.5 712 66.0 62.5-69.2
65-74 937 313 32.1 28.6-35.8 624 67.9 64.2-71.4
75+ 673 277 41.1 36.8-45.5 396 58.9 54.5-63.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 841 317 28.3 24.4-32.5 524 71.7 67.5-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,642 453 22.7 19.8-25.9 1,189 77.3 74.1-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,424 430 26.1 23.1-29.2 994 73.9 70.8-76.9
College Graduate 1,367 294 17.0 14.8-19.4 1,073 83.0 80.6-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 684 333 39.0 33.8-44.5 351 61.0 55.5-66.2
$15,000- 24,999 851 296 28.3 24.1-32.9 555 71.7 67.1-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 592 170 23.9 19.3-29.2 422 76.1 70.8-80.7
$35,000- 49,999 753 186 22.5 19.0-26.4 567 77.5 73.6-81.0
$50,000-74,999 768 155 16.1 13.1-19.7 613 83.9 80.3-86.9
$75,000+ 938 148 14.9 12.3-17.9 790 85.1 82.1-87.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 947 310 30.3 26.4-34.5 637 69.7 65.5-73.6
Non-Veteran 4,337 1,186 21.5 19.9-23.2 3,151 78.5 76.8-80.1

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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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