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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,132 1,576 8.6 8.0- 9.3 10,556 91.4 90.7-92.0
-Eastern NC 3,142 443 9.1 7.9-10.5 2,699 90.9 89.5-92.1
GENDER
Male 1,092 131 7.6 5.8- 9.8 961 92.4 90.2-94.2
Female 2,050 312 10.5 8.9-12.4 1,738 89.5 87.6-91.1
RACE
White 2,092 250 7.6 6.3- 9.2 1,842 92.4 90.8-93.7
African American 747 155 15.1 11.7-19.2 592 84.9 80.8-88.3
Other Minorities 286 35 5.0 3.0- 8.2 251 95.0 91.8-97.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 6 3.6 1.3- 9.7 126 96.4 90.3-98.7
Non-Hispanic 3,003 434 9.5 8.2-11.0 2,569 90.5 89.0-91.8
AGE
18-24 129 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 128 99.6 97.2-99.9
25-34 317 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 312 99.1 97.6-99.7
35-44 428 21 4.9 2.4- 9.7 407 95.1 90.3-97.6
45-54 577 71 11.3 8.2-15.4 506 88.7 84.6-91.8
55-64 685 107 13.6 10.5-17.5 578 86.4 82.5-89.5
65+ 974 234 22.5 19.0-26.5 740 77.5 73.5-81.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 433 115 19.2 14.6-24.8 318 80.8 75.2-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,009 158 8.4 6.7-10.6 851 91.6 89.4-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 833 102 8.5 6.0-11.8 731 91.5 88.2-94.0
College Graduate 864 68 6.0 4.2- 8.5 796 94.0 91.5-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 117 23.9 17.4-31.7 264 76.1 68.3-82.6
$15,000- 24,999 549 112 13.2 9.8-17.4 437 86.8 82.6-90.2
$25,000- 34,999 349 43 7.9 4.9-12.3 306 92.1 87.7-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 379 24 6.3 3.7-10.8 355 93.7 89.2-96.3
$50,000-74,999 378 26 5.0 3.1- 7.9 352 95.0 92.1-96.9
$75,000+ 570 33 4.4 2.7- 7.1 537 95.6 92.9-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 502 65 10.3 7.3-14.5 437 89.7 85.5-92.7
Non-Veteran 2,639 378 8.8 7.5-10.3 2,261 91.2 89.7-92.5

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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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