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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,895 883 25.8 23.8-27.9 2,012 74.2 72.1-76.2
GENDER
Male 1,148 317 22.0 19.2-25.2 831 78.0 74.8-80.8
Female 1,747 566 29.3 26.5-32.2 1,181 70.7 67.8-73.5
RACE
White 2,674 824 26.6 24.5-28.9 1,850 73.4 71.1-75.5
African American 80 23 21.7 12.8-34.2 57 78.3 65.8-87.2
Other Minorities 130 33 15.9 9.2-26.0 97 84.1 74.0-90.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 10 12.0 5.0-26.3 50 88.0 73.7-95.0
Non-Hispanic 2,826 872 26.5 24.4-28.6 1,954 73.5 71.4-75.6
AGE
18-24 75 14 22.3 12.6-36.5 61 77.7 63.5-87.4
25-34 225 28 12.6 8.4-18.3 197 87.4 81.7-91.6
35-44 372 80 17.9 14.0-22.5 292 82.1 77.5-86.0
45-54 521 162 29.9 25.5-34.7 359 70.1 65.3-74.5
55-64 691 244 34.8 30.7-39.1 447 65.2 60.9-69.3
65-74 558 176 30.4 26.2-35.0 382 69.6 65.0-73.8
75+ 438 174 40.4 35.0-46.1 264 59.6 53.9-65.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 179 33.1 27.3-39.5 264 66.9 60.5-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 894 288 26.9 23.2-30.9 606 73.1 69.1-76.8
Some Post-H.S. 742 217 25.2 21.4-29.4 525 74.8 70.6-78.6
College Graduate 811 197 20.8 17.3-24.7 614 79.2 75.3-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 200 45.8 38.6-53.2 189 54.2 46.8-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 509 180 27.5 22.8-32.7 329 72.5 67.3-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 341 107 28.9 23.5-35.0 234 71.1 65.0-76.5
$35,000- 49,999 434 107 23.2 17.9-29.6 327 76.8 70.4-82.1
$50,000-74,999 404 76 15.6 11.9-20.3 328 84.4 79.7-88.1
$75,000+ 421 79 16.4 12.6-21.1 342 83.6 78.9-87.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 419 124 26.6 21.8-32.0 295 73.4 68.0-78.2
Non-Veteran 2,475 759 25.7 23.5-28.0 1,716 74.3 72.0-76.5

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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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