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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Has your disability lasted or is it expected to last 12 months or longer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,140 2,055 95.7 93.8-97.0 85 4.3 3.0- 6.2
-Western NC 420 404 97.1 94.9-98.4 16 2.9 1.6- 5.1
GENDER
Male 160 151 97.1 94.1-98.6 *** *** ***
Female 260 253 97.2 93.0-98.9 *** *** ***
RACE
White 375 361 97.7 95.8-98.8 14 2.3 1.2- 4.2
Other minorities 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 406 391 97.5 95.4-98.6 15 2.5 1.4- 4.6
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 121 117 96.2 89.8-98.6 *** *** ***
55-64 122 121 98.9 92.5-99.8 *** *** ***
65-74 88 82 94.2 87.2-97.5 *** *** ***
75+ 72 67 97.2 92.9-98.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 100 98.1 92.8-99.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 137 135 99.0 96.2-99.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 102 97 95.3 87.9-98.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 78 72 94.6 87.0-97.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 125 99.2 96.5-99.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 99 97 99.0 95.9-99.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 66 98.1 92.6-99.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 352 338 97.0 94.4-98.4 14 3.0 1.6- 5.6

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*Asked only of those who considered themselves to have a disabilty.

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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