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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,450 665 4.7 4.1- 5.2 927 6.3 5.6- 7.0 836 6.1 5.5- 6.8 9,022 83.0 81.9-84.0
-Western NC 1,861 110 5.9 4.5- 7.8 188 8.0 6.6- 9.7 155 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,408 78.9 76.2-81.3
GENDER
Male 721 46 6.2 3.9- 9.7 74 9.3 7.0-12.3 52 6.6 4.6- 9.5 549 77.9 73.4-81.8
Female 1,140 64 5.7 4.2- 7.7 114 6.8 5.4- 8.6 103 7.7 6.0-10.0 859 79.7 76.6-82.5
RACE
White 1,717 106 5.7 4.5- 7.3 175 8.3 6.9-10.1 136 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,300 79.5 77.0-81.8
African American 42 1 0.4 0.1- 3.3 5 6.4 1.9-19.5 11 29.3 13.4-52.5 25 63.8 40.9-81.9
Other Minorities 89 3 14.8 3.0-49.5 7 4.2 1.5-11.3 8 11.0 3.0-33.3 71 70.0 44.8-87.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 3 3.3 0.9-12.0 32 95.8 87.6-98.6
Non-Hispanic 1,821 109 6.1 4.6- 8.0 187 8.3 6.9-10.0 151 7.3 5.9- 9.1 1,374 78.3 75.6-80.8
AGE
18-24 42 2 10.0 2.0-37.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 0 0.0 . - . 39 88.0 63.2-96.9
25-34 119 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9 8 6.8 3.0-14.7 3 4.7 1.2-16.3 103 85.1 74.7-91.6
35-44 228 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2 17 6.4 3.6-11.2 20 8.6 5.2-13.8 185 81.9 75.4-87.0
45-54 297 12 5.9 3.1-11.0 34 8.7 5.8-12.8 30 8.7 5.7-13.1 221 76.7 70.4-81.9
55-64 440 30 8.3 5.5-12.2 49 11.1 8.1-15.0 51 9.8 7.2-13.2 310 70.8 65.6-75.5
65+ 718 55 7.6 5.6-10.1 78 9.6 7.5-12.4 51 6.4 4.6- 8.7 534 76.4 72.7-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 32 10.2 6.5-15.6 36 12.5 8.3-18.5 47 13.0 8.9-18.4 153 64.3 56.6-71.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 565 18 5.2 2.5-10.4 60 10.0 7.2-13.8 54 9.4 6.5-13.5 433 75.4 69.6-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 489 35 6.3 4.3- 9.2 49 5.6 3.8- 8.0 34 6.2 3.9- 9.7 371 82.0 77.5-85.7
College Graduate 535 25 4.3 2.6- 7.2 42 5.6 3.9- 8.1 20 2.8 1.6- 4.6 448 87.3 83.6-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 251 23 9.5 5.6-15.8 49 17.6 11.9-25.2 46 17.1 12.0-23.7 133 55.7 47.3-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 352 20 5.8 3.3- 9.8 51 15.2 10.6-21.3 39 11.1 7.2-16.6 242 68.0 60.8-74.4
$25,000- 34,999 232 13 4.6 2.4- 8.5 22 7.1 4.4-11.4 19 9.7 5.4-16.8 178 78.6 71.1-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 246 15 6.4 3.3-12.2 29 8.1 5.2-12.4 7 4.3 1.3-13.7 195 81.1 73.2-87.1
$50,000-74,999 242 12 6.4 3.2-12.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.7 9 2.4 1.1- 5.3 215 89.5 83.5-93.5
$75,000+ 240 7 1.7 0.8- 3.6 12 2.6 1.3- 5.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 217 94.8 91.8-96.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 21 7.9 4.8-12.5 31 8.7 5.7-13.0 21 8.2 4.0-16.0 190 75.2 67.7-81.5
Non-Veteran 1,598 89 5.6 4.1- 7.7 157 7.9 6.4- 9.7 134 7.1 5.6- 8.8 1,218 79.4 76.5-82.0

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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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