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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 7,019 835 8.0 7.3- 8.9 6,184 92.0 91.1-92.7
GENDER
Male 2,628 282 7.4 6.2- 8.8 2,346 92.6 91.2-93.8
Female 4,391 553 8.7 7.6- 9.8 3,838 91.3 90.2-92.4
RACE
White 5,553 649 8.1 7.2- 9.0 4,904 91.9 91.0-92.8
African American 1,085 160 10.4 8.2-13.2 925 89.6 86.8-91.8
Other Minorities 339 20 2.8 1.6- 4.8 319 97.2 95.2-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 243 12 1.3 0.7- 2.7 231 98.7 97.3-99.3
Non-Hispanic 6,754 820 8.6 7.7- 9.5 5,934 91.4 90.5-92.3
AGE
18-24 179 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 177 99.6 98.5-99.9
25-34 532 15 2.6 1.4- 4.6 517 97.4 95.4-98.6
35-44 1,043 48 4.0 2.9- 5.6 995 96.0 94.4-97.1
45-54 1,395 128 9.5 7.5-11.9 1,267 90.5 88.1-92.5
55-64 1,544 174 11.0 8.9-13.5 1,370 89.0 86.5-91.1
65+ 2,253 460 20.4 18.0-23.1 1,793 79.6 76.9-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 819 197 14.5 11.5-18.3 622 85.5 81.7-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,885 243 8.4 6.8-10.2 1,642 91.6 89.8-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,681 197 8.1 6.6- 9.9 1,484 91.9 90.1-93.4
College Graduate 2,622 197 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,425 94.5 93.3-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 677 191 22.1 18.0-26.7 486 77.9 73.3-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 996 186 13.5 10.8-16.7 810 86.5 83.3-89.2
$25,000- 34,999 700 81 9.0 6.2-12.8 619 91.0 87.2-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 869 87 6.8 5.1- 8.9 782 93.2 91.1-94.9
$50,000-74,999 965 53 4.9 3.3- 7.2 912 95.1 92.8-96.7
$75,000+ 1,718 74 3.2 2.4- 4.4 1,644 96.8 95.6-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 897 126 12.1 9.5-15.3 771 87.9 84.7-90.5
Non-Veteran 6,118 709 7.6 6.8- 8.5 5,409 92.4 91.5-93.2

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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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