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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,989 3,117 23.1 21.9-24.3 7,872 76.9 75.7-78.1
-Western NC 1,877 638 30.1 27.0-33.3 1,239 69.9 66.7-73.0
GENDER
Male 724 232 28.9 24.3-34.1 492 71.1 65.9-75.7
Female 1,153 406 31.1 27.4-35.2 747 68.9 64.8-72.6
RACE
White 1,725 579 30.0 26.9-33.3 1,146 70.0 66.7-73.1
Other minorities 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,825 620 29.7 26.7-32.8 1,205 70.3 67.2-73.3
AGE
18-34 155 20 17.0 10.0-27.4 135 83.0 72.6-90.0
35-54 529 189 32.7 27.5-38.3 340 67.3 61.7-72.5
55-64 453 169 35.6 30.3-41.2 284 64.4 58.8-69.7
65-74 408 133 33.9 28.5-39.7 275 66.1 60.3-71.5
75+ 315 120 38.2 32.0-44.7 195 61.8 55.3-68.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 131 47.5 38.7-56.4 132 52.5 43.6-61.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 557 201 29.9 25.0-35.4 356 70.1 64.6-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 499 165 26.0 20.7-32.2 334 74.0 67.8-79.3
College Graduate 556 141 22.1 18.1-26.7 415 77.9 73.3-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 154 48.5 38.6-58.5 126 51.5 41.5-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 363 144 32.2 25.9-39.3 219 67.8 60.7-74.1
$25,000- 34,999 231 64 23.2 17.2-30.6 167 76.8 69.4-82.8
$35,000- 49,999 226 63 25.6 18.8-33.7 163 74.4 66.3-81.2
$50,000+ 457 99 19.6 15.2-24.9 358 80.4 75.1-84.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 98 34.5 27.2-42.5 171 65.5 57.5-72.8
Non-Veteran 1,608 540 29.5 26.2-33.0 1,068 70.5 67.0-73.8

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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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