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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

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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
-Piedmont NC 7,595 1,884 19.4 18.2-20.7 5,711 80.6 79.3-81.8
GENDER
Male 2,908 675 17.7 15.9-19.6 2,233 82.3 80.4-84.1
Female 4,687 1,209 21.0 19.4-22.8 3,478 79.0 77.2-80.6
RACE
White 6,023 1,575 21.1 19.7-22.5 4,448 78.9 77.5-80.3
African American 1,085 238 19.2 16.2-22.5 847 80.8 77.5-83.8
Other Minorities 464 64 10.2 6.9-14.7 400 89.8 85.3-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 44 7.0 4.6-10.5 306 93.0 89.5-95.4
Non-Hispanic 7,227 1,833 20.6 19.3-22.0 5,394 79.4 78.0-80.7
AGE
18-24 214 25 10.1 6.1-16.2 189 89.9 83.8-93.9
25-34 755 83 10.5 8.0-13.8 672 89.5 86.2-92.0
35-44 1,257 177 13.4 11.3-15.9 1,080 86.6 84.1-88.7
45-54 1,530 330 20.3 17.8-23.2 1,200 79.7 76.8-82.2
55-64 1,597 549 32.6 29.7-35.6 1,048 67.4 64.4-70.3
65-74 1,234 381 30.3 27.3-33.6 853 69.7 66.4-72.7
75+ 946 328 34.6 30.7-38.7 618 65.4 61.3-69.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 962 337 24.7 21.0-28.8 625 75.3 71.2-79.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,105 539 20.8 18.2-23.7 1,566 79.2 76.3-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,936 536 21.8 19.4-24.5 1,400 78.2 75.5-80.6
College Graduate 2,573 467 14.2 12.7-15.9 2,106 85.8 84.1-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 704 325 35.7 29.9-41.9 379 64.3 58.1-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,161 413 25.6 22.0-29.5 748 74.4 70.5-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 744 199 22.3 18.3-26.9 545 77.7 73.1-81.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 223 18.4 15.5-21.8 787 81.6 78.2-84.5
$50,000-74,999 1,064 213 17.1 14.5-20.1 851 82.9 79.9-85.5
$75,000+ 1,869 255 11.1 9.6-12.9 1,614 88.9 87.1-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,011 303 24.1 20.9-27.7 708 75.9 72.3-79.1
Non-Veteran 6,581 1,580 18.7 17.4-20.1 5,001 81.3 79.9-82.6

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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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