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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,737 553 4.3 3.8- 5.0 874 6.6 5.9- 7.3 790 6.1 5.5- 6.8 8,520 83.0 81.9-84.0
-Western NC 1,846 81 4.1 2.7- 6.2 181 8.5 7.0-10.3 169 8.7 7.0-10.7 1,415 78.7 75.8-81.4
GENDER
Male 709 38 3.5 2.2- 5.3 56 7.6 5.3-10.9 71 10.1 7.3-13.8 544 78.9 74.3-82.8
Female 1,137 43 4.7 2.5- 8.8 125 9.3 7.5-11.4 98 7.4 5.7- 9.7 871 78.6 74.7-82.0
RACE
White 1,699 67 3.8 2.3- 6.1 163 8.5 6.9-10.5 155 9.1 7.2-11.3 1,314 78.6 75.5-81.4
Other minorities 135 13 7.2 3.7-13.5 17 7.2 3.8-13.2 14 5.6 2.8-10.5 91 80.1 71.3-86.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,795 75 4.0 2.6- 6.2 178 8.7 7.1-10.6 164 8.7 7.0-10.7 1,378 78.6 75.6-81.3
AGE
18-34 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 89.4 79.4-94.8
35-54 519 18 2.9 1.6- 5.2 49 9.3 6.4-13.4 57 10.6 7.4-14.8 395 77.2 71.9-81.7
55-64 447 14 2.9 1.6- 5.4 53 12.5 9.1-17.0 56 11.9 8.4-16.5 324 72.6 67.0-77.6
65-74 404 23 5.5 3.5- 8.5 43 12.2 8.6-17.1 23 6.5 4.0-10.3 315 75.8 70.2-80.7
75+ 311 19 5.7 3.4- 9.2 31 9.2 6.0-13.7 28 10.9 7.0-16.6 233 74.2 67.8-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 18 6.1 3.5-10.6 39 15.4 10.4-22.3 53 21.2 14.8-29.3 143 57.3 48.7-65.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 554 26 3.3 2.1- 5.1 58 7.9 5.7-10.8 53 8.0 5.6-11.4 417 80.8 76.5-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 489 15 4.5 1.6-12.1 50 7.5 5.0-11.0 38 5.9 3.7- 9.3 386 82.1 75.8-87.1
College Graduate 548 22 2.9 1.8- 4.6 34 5.1 3.4- 7.6 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 467 88.4 85.1-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 12 3.3 1.7- 6.6 46 14.6 9.6-21.7 71 23.4 17.0-31.4 137 58.6 49.2-67.4
$15,000- 24,999 359 19 4.3 2.3- 7.9 52 11.5 8.3-15.8 30 7.9 4.7-12.8 258 76.3 70.0-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 230 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 20 8.0 4.6-13.8 13 5.5 2.7-10.9 185 82.6 75.6-87.9
$35,000- 49,999 223 *** *** *** 13 4.2 2.3- 7.6 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 191 87.4 80.6-92.0
$50,000+ 454 14 1.8 0.9- 3.3 23 5.8 3.1-10.4 12 2.5 1.2- 4.9 405 90.0 85.3-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 16 5.1 2.9- 8.8 21 7.1 4.0-12.2 34 14.6 9.2-22.2 196 73.3 65.2-80.0
Non-Veteran 1,579 65 4.0 2.5- 6.4 160 8.7 7.0-10.7 135 7.9 6.2-10.1 1,219 79.4 76.3-82.3

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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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