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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,031 1,351 8.1 7.5- 8.8 9,680 91.9 91.2-92.5
-Eastern NC 2,999 391 7.7 6.6- 9.0 2,608 92.3 91.0-93.4
GENDER
Male 1,051 110 6.1 4.6- 8.1 941 93.9 91.9-95.4
Female 1,948 281 9.2 7.7-11.0 1,667 90.8 89.0-92.3
RACE
White 2,018 239 7.2 5.9- 8.8 1,779 92.8 91.2-94.1
African American 650 116 9.2 7.0-12.2 534 90.8 87.8-93.0
Other minorities 313 35 7.6 4.5-12.4 278 92.4 87.6-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 12 3.4 1.4- 7.9 146 96.6 92.1-98.6
Non-Hispanic 2,833 377 7.9 6.8- 9.3 2,456 92.1 90.7-93.2
AGE
18-34 450 *** *** *** 442 99.2 98.0-99.7
35-54 901 83 6.8 4.9- 9.2 818 93.2 90.8-95.1
55-64 657 83 11.3 8.1-15.5 574 88.7 84.5-91.9
65-74 525 97 16.2 12.3-21.2 428 83.8 78.8-87.7
75+ 431 118 23.1 17.7-29.7 313 76.9 70.3-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 416 102 15.1 11.1-20.2 314 84.9 79.8-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 921 133 6.8 5.3- 8.7 788 93.2 91.3-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 815 94 6.3 4.7- 8.5 721 93.7 91.5-95.3
College Graduate 842 60 4.2 2.9- 5.9 782 95.8 94.1-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 407 112 18.2 13.6-23.9 295 81.8 76.1-86.4
$15,000- 24,999 496 91 8.9 6.2-12.6 405 91.1 87.4-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 289 25 4.2 2.4- 7.2 264 95.8 92.8-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 415 37 6.8 4.3-10.6 378 93.2 89.4-95.7
$50,000+ 861 49 3.3 2.2- 4.7 812 96.7 95.3-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 488 68 8.0 5.7-11.1 420 92.0 88.9-94.3
Non-Veteran 2,510 323 7.7 6.4- 9.1 2,187 92.3 90.9-93.6

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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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