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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,787 1,585 14.5 13.5-15.7 9,202 85.5 84.3-86.5
-Eastern NC 2,925 466 14.2 12.4-16.2 2,459 85.8 83.8-87.6
GENDER
Male 1,026 139 12.1 9.5-15.3 887 87.9 84.7-90.5
Female 1,899 327 16.2 13.8-18.9 1,572 83.8 81.1-86.2
RACE
White 1,974 284 13.1 11.0-15.6 1,690 86.9 84.4-89.0
African American 629 117 14.6 11.1-19.0 512 85.4 81.0-88.9
Other minorities 304 64 21.5 14.9-30.2 240 78.5 69.8-85.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 27 13.0 7.4-21.8 127 87.0 78.2-92.6
Non-Hispanic 2,764 437 14.3 12.4-16.4 2,327 85.7 83.6-87.6
AGE
18-34 418 54 11.1 7.8-15.4 364 88.9 84.6-92.2
35-54 885 139 14.1 11.1-17.8 746 85.9 82.2-88.9
55-64 646 116 18.4 14.2-23.6 530 81.6 76.4-85.8
65-74 515 81 17.6 13.0-23.4 434 82.4 76.6-87.0
75+ 426 68 13.6 9.4-19.4 358 86.4 80.6-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 401 114 23.5 18.0-30.1 287 76.5 69.9-82.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 901 158 14.4 11.5-18.0 743 85.6 82.0-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 793 113 12.0 9.0-15.9 680 88.0 84.1-91.0
College Graduate 825 79 7.6 5.5-10.5 746 92.4 89.5-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 104 22.9 17.3-29.7 286 77.1 70.3-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 488 97 17.3 12.9-22.7 391 82.7 77.3-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 286 47 16.6 10.7-24.8 239 83.4 75.2-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 404 48 11.6 7.9-16.7 356 88.4 83.3-92.1
$50,000+ 843 60 5.6 3.9- 7.9 783 94.4 92.1-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 469 67 13.6 9.7-18.8 402 86.4 81.2-90.3
Non-Veteran 2,455 399 14.3 12.3-16.6 2,056 85.7 83.4-87.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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