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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,971 298 10.3 8.9-11.9 1,673 89.7 88.1-91.1
GENDER
Male 769 100 9.0 7.0-11.5 669 91.0 88.5-93.0
Female 1,202 198 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,004 88.5 86.4-90.3
RACE
White 1,809 274 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,535 89.4 87.7-90.9
African American 49 13 17.9 8.6-33.8 36 82.1 66.2-91.4
Other Minorities 99 11 3.1 1.2- 8.0 88 96.9 92.0-98.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 6 3.8 1.3-10.2 37 96.2 89.8-98.7
Non-Hispanic 1,925 292 10.6 9.2-12.2 1,633 89.4 87.8-90.8
AGE
18-24 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
25-34 127 3 1.3 0.3- 5.2 124 98.7 94.8-99.7
35-44 243 18 6.4 3.8-10.5 225 93.6 89.5-96.2
45-54 318 31 8.3 5.5-12.3 287 91.7 87.7-94.5
55-64 462 70 13.4 10.3-17.4 392 86.6 82.6-89.7
65+ 756 173 21.8 18.5-25.4 583 78.2 74.6-81.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 75 20.5 15.3-26.9 216 79.5 73.1-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 80 8.2 6.2-10.8 527 91.8 89.2-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 514 85 10.6 8.0-13.9 429 89.4 86.1-92.0
College Graduate 555 57 7.5 5.5-10.2 498 92.5 89.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 89 23.4 18.0-30.0 184 76.6 70.0-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 367 68 15.1 11.1-20.2 299 84.9 79.8-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 245 31 9.3 6.0-14.1 214 90.7 85.9-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 259 19 5.3 3.1- 8.8 240 94.7 91.2-96.9
$50,000-74,999 253 19 5.4 3.1- 9.3 234 94.6 90.7-96.9
$75,000+ 247 19 5.3 3.1- 8.8 228 94.7 91.2-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 51 13.4 9.6-18.4 229 86.6 81.6-90.4
Non-Veteran 1,691 247 9.9 8.4-11.6 1,444 90.1 88.4-91.6

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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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