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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,148 688 7.8 6.9- 8.8 5,460 92.2 91.2-93.1
GENDER
Male 2,339 239 7.3 6.0- 8.9 2,100 92.7 91.1-94.0
Female 3,809 449 8.2 7.1- 9.4 3,360 91.8 90.6-92.9
RACE
White 4,710 530 8.2 7.1- 9.3 4,180 91.8 90.7-92.9
African American 1,016 136 9.1 6.9-11.7 880 90.9 88.3-93.1
Other minorities 377 17 2.2 1.3- 3.8 360 97.8 96.2-98.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 300 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7 288 98.1 96.3-99.0
Non-Hispanic 5,831 672 8.3 7.3- 9.3 5,159 91.7 90.7-92.7
AGE
18-34 743 16 1.9 1.0- 3.4 727 98.1 96.6-99.0
35-54 2,062 117 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1,945 94.8 93.2-96.0
55-64 1,277 148 12.8 10.2-16.0 1,129 87.2 84.0-89.8
65-74 1,115 146 14.9 11.7-18.6 969 85.1 81.4-88.3
75+ 879 255 26.7 22.4-31.5 624 73.3 68.5-77.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 164 17.3 13.7-21.6 525 82.7 78.4-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,648 183 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,465 94.5 93.1-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,478 177 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,301 92.4 90.5-94.0
College Graduate 2,313 159 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,154 95.0 93.7-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 617 155 17.8 13.8-22.6 462 82.2 77.4-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,005 149 9.1 7.0-11.8 856 90.9 88.2-93.0
$25,000- 34,999 561 74 7.8 5.5-10.8 487 92.2 89.2-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 725 68 7.2 5.0-10.4 657 92.8 89.6-95.0
$50,000+ 2,186 95 3.9 2.8- 5.2 2,091 96.1 94.8-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 779 134 12.9 10.1-16.3 645 87.1 83.7-89.9
Non-Veteran 5,366 554 7.2 6.3- 8.2 4,812 92.8 91.8-93.7

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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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