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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
-Western NC 2,841 1,199 36.4 34.0-38.9 1,642 63.6 61.1-66.0
GENDER 2,841 1,199 36.4 34.0-38.9 1,642 63.6 61.1-66.0
Male 1,126 459 34.5 30.9-38.3 667 65.5 61.7-69.1
Female 1,715 740 38.2 35.2-41.3 975 61.8 58.7-64.8
RACE 2,831 1,194 36.4 34.0-38.8 1,637 63.6 61.2-66.0
White 2,627 1,113 37.4 34.9-40.0 1,514 62.6 60.0-65.1
African American 78 31 31.8 20.4-45.8 47 68.2 54.2-79.6
Other Minorities 126 50 23.9 15.4-35.2 76 76.1 64.8-84.6
HISPANIC 2,836 1,197 36.4 34.0-38.9 1,639 63.6 61.1-66.0
Hispanic 60 20 21.3 11.4-36.2 40 78.7 63.8-88.6
Non-Hispanic 2,776 1,177 37.1 34.7-39.6 1,599 62.9 60.4-65.3
AGE 2,829 1,193 36.4 34.0-38.8 1,636 63.6 61.2-66.0
18-24 74 24 34.5 22.5-48.9 50 65.5 51.1-77.5
25-34 221 46 21.4 15.7-28.4 175 78.6 71.6-84.3
35-44 363 109 27.3 22.3-32.9 254 72.7 67.1-77.7
45-54 510 206 39.0 34.1-44.1 304 61.0 55.9-65.9
55-64 682 304 44.2 39.9-48.6 378 55.8 51.4-60.1
65-74 550 242 42.0 37.2-47.0 308 58.0 53.0-62.8
75+ 429 262 59.7 54.1-65.2 167 40.3 34.8-45.9
EDUCATION 2,836 1,197 36.4 34.0-38.9 1,639 63.6 61.1-66.0
Less Than H.S. 436 265 51.3 43.9-58.7 171 48.7 41.3-56.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 868 398 38.8 34.4-43.5 470 61.2 56.5-65.6
Some Post-H.S. 732 288 34.6 30.2-39.3 444 65.4 60.7-69.8
College Graduate 800 246 26.8 23.1-31.0 554 73.2 69.0-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 2,455 1,010 35.5 33.0-38.1 1,445 64.5 61.9-67.0
Less than $15,000 381 255 61.1 53.3-68.4 126 38.9 31.6-46.7
$15,000- 24,999 503 259 41.4 35.3-47.7 244 58.6 52.3-64.7
$25,000- 34,999 339 150 42.1 35.8-48.6 189 57.9 51.4-64.2
$35,000- 49,999 427 139 31.1 25.3-37.7 288 68.9 62.3-74.7
$50,000-74,999 393 101 21.7 17.2-27.0 292 78.3 73.0-82.8
$75,000+ 412 106 24.3 19.4-30.0 306 75.7 70.0-80.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 409 183 39.0 33.3-45.1 226 61.0 54.9-66.7
Non-Veteran 2,431 1,016 36.0 33.5-38.7 1,415 64.0 61.3-66.5

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

^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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