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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,499 1,583 13.0 11.9-14.1 9,916 87.0 85.9-88.1
-Western NC 1,872 307 14.6 12.6-16.9 1,565 85.4 83.1-87.4
GENDER
Male 724 100 12.7 9.7-16.4 624 87.3 83.6-90.3
Female 1,148 207 16.4 13.9-19.3 941 83.6 80.7-86.1
RACE
White 1,723 282 14.5 12.4-16.8 1,441 85.5 83.2-87.6
African American 46 13 28.3 13.8-49.1 33 71.7 50.9-86.2
Other Minorities 90 12 12.6 5.4-26.9 78 87.4 73.1-94.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 5 15.5 4.3-43.0 32 84.5 57.0-95.7
Non-Hispanic 1,832 301 14.6 12.6-16.9 1,531 85.4 83.1-87.4
AGE
18-24 42 4 5.8 1.9-16.7 38 94.2 83.3-98.1
25-34 118 15 16.0 9.0-26.8 103 84.0 73.2-91.0
35-44 226 35 14.0 9.5-20.0 191 86.0 80.0-90.5
45-54 299 52 15.2 11.1-20.3 247 84.8 79.7-88.9
55-64 442 76 17.4 13.6-22.0 366 82.6 78.0-86.4
65+ 726 125 15.5 12.7-18.8 601 84.5 81.2-87.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 82 28.6 22.1-36.1 191 71.4 63.9-77.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 568 104 18.0 13.9-23.0 464 82.0 77.0-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 493 73 12.2 9.1-16.2 420 87.8 83.8-90.9
College Graduate 534 47 5.9 4.2- 8.4 487 94.1 91.6-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 255 84 36.4 28.6-45.0 171 63.6 55.0-71.4
$15,000- 24,999 354 67 18.9 13.6-25.5 287 81.1 74.5-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 233 39 14.1 9.7-20.2 194 85.9 79.8-90.3
$35,000- 49,999 247 27 11.0 6.3-18.7 220 89.0 81.3-93.7
$50,000-74,999 241 21 6.4 3.6-11.0 220 93.6 89.0-96.4
$75,000+ 240 14 3.3 1.8- 5.9 226 96.7 94.1-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 266 38 13.0 8.0-20.4 228 87.0 79.6-92.0
Non-Veteran 1,606 269 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,337 85.1 82.7-87.2

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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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