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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,807 1,603 14.6 13.7-15.5 9,204 85.4 84.5-86.3
-Eastern NC 3,571 537 14.2 12.8-15.8 3,034 85.8 84.2-87.2
GENDER
Male 1,344 181 13.3 11.2-15.7 1,163 86.7 84.3-88.8
Female 2,227 356 15.1 13.2-17.2 1,871 84.9 82.8-86.8
RACE
White 2,250 308 13.2 11.5-15.1 1,942 86.8 84.9-88.5
African American 786 141 17.2 14.0-20.9 645 82.8 79.1-86.0
Other minorities 506 78 11.9 8.3-16.8 428 88.1 83.2-91.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,382 522 14.6 13.1-16.3 2,860 85.4 83.7-86.9
AGE
18-34 541 61 12.2 9.2-16.1 480 87.8 83.9-90.8
35-54 1,067 165 14.9 12.5-17.8 902 85.1 82.2-87.5
55-64 780 135 15.6 12.8-18.9 645 84.4 81.1-87.2
65-74 678 84 11.8 9.0-15.4 594 88.2 84.6-91.0
75+ 467 88 19.5 15.4-24.4 379 80.5 75.6-84.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 128 25.9 20.8-31.7 312 74.1 68.3-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,076 184 16.1 13.5-19.0 892 83.9 81.0-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,022 138 11.4 9.2-13.9 884 88.6 86.1-90.8
College Graduate 1,021 86 7.5 5.8- 9.7 935 92.5 90.3-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 454 146 29.9 24.4-36.0 308 70.1 64.0-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 622 124 18.5 14.9-22.6 498 81.5 77.4-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 413 52 11.7 8.4-16.2 361 88.3 83.8-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 456 50 10.3 7.4-14.3 406 89.7 85.7-92.6
$50,000+ 1,021 56 6.2 4.5- 8.5 965 93.8 91.5-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 531 74 13.9 10.7-17.9 457 86.1 82.1-89.3
Non-Veteran 3,040 463 14.3 12.7-16.0 2,577 85.7 84.0-87.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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