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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,815 1,381 8.0 7.5- 8.6 10,434 92.0 91.4-92.5
-Eastern NC 3,885 482 8.7 7.7- 9.8 3,403 91.3 90.2-92.3
GENDER
Male 1,484 189 9.2 7.6-11.0 1,295 90.8 89.0-92.4
Female 2,401 293 8.3 7.1- 9.6 2,108 91.7 90.4-92.9
RACE
White 2,429 272 8.1 7.0- 9.4 2,157 91.9 90.6-93.0
African American 867 137 11.0 8.8-13.8 730 89.0 86.2-91.2
Other minorities 558 69 6.5 4.2- 9.8 489 93.5 90.2-95.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 205 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,669 469 9.1 8.1-10.3 3,200 90.9 89.7-91.9
AGE
18-34 625 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,161 86 6.6 5.0- 8.6 1,075 93.4 91.4-95.0
55-64 820 117 13.7 10.9-17.1 703 86.3 82.9-89.1
65-74 716 119 15.2 12.1-18.8 597 84.8 81.2-87.9
75+ 518 143 24.7 20.5-29.5 375 75.3 70.5-79.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 505 117 15.0 11.7-19.1 388 85.0 80.9-88.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,175 165 9.2 7.5-11.1 1,010 90.8 88.9-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,084 115 7.3 5.7- 9.4 969 92.7 90.6-94.3
College Graduate 1,107 82 5.3 4.0- 6.8 1,025 94.7 93.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 119 16.6 12.7-21.4 393 83.4 78.6-87.3
$15,000- 24,999 681 123 12.3 9.8-15.3 558 87.7 84.7-90.2
$25,000- 34,999 439 50 9.0 6.3-12.6 389 91.0 87.4-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 489 42 8.1 5.4-12.0 447 91.9 88.0-94.6
$50,000+ 1,083 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,036 96.6 95.3-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 580 91 12.1 9.2-15.7 489 87.9 84.3-90.8
Non-Veteran 3,303 390 8.1 7.1- 9.3 2,913 91.9 90.7-92.9

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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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