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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,756 825 14.3 13.1-15.6 4,931 85.7 84.4-86.9
GENDER
Male 2,260 290 13.3 11.5-15.3 1,970 86.7 84.7-88.5
Female 3,496 535 15.2 13.7-16.9 2,961 84.8 83.1-86.3
RACE
White 4,213 575 14.2 12.9-15.7 3,638 85.8 84.3-87.1
African American 1,047 173 15.1 12.4-18.1 874 84.9 81.9-87.6
Other minorities 445 73 14.0 10.5-18.5 372 86.0 81.5-89.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 376 47 13.8 10.1-18.6 329 86.2 81.4-89.9
Non-Hispanic 5,363 777 14.4 13.2-15.7 4,586 85.6 84.3-86.8
AGE
18-34 958 120 13.5 11.1-16.3 838 86.5 83.7-88.9
35-54 1,910 292 15.0 13.0-17.2 1,618 85.0 82.8-87.0
55-64 1,126 184 15.8 13.1-18.9 942 84.2 81.1-86.9
65-74 972 123 12.1 9.8-14.7 849 87.9 85.3-90.2
75+ 736 100 14.0 11.2-17.4 636 86.0 82.6-88.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 701 197 29.7 25.3-34.6 504 70.3 65.4-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,574 243 14.6 12.6-16.9 1,331 85.4 83.1-87.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,550 242 13.6 11.7-15.7 1,308 86.4 84.3-88.3
College Graduate 1,911 142 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,769 94.4 93.2-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 200 32.1 27.5-37.0 432 67.9 63.0-72.5
$15,000- 24,999 955 192 20.3 17.1-24.0 763 79.7 76.0-82.9
$25,000- 34,999 584 72 10.3 7.8-13.4 512 89.7 86.6-92.2
$35,000- 49,999 714 86 11.9 8.7-16.0 628 88.1 84.0-91.3
$50,000+ 1,909 117 6.1 4.9- 7.5 1,792 93.9 92.5-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 691 93 12.4 9.7-15.5 598 87.6 84.5-90.3
Non-Veteran 5,062 732 14.6 13.3-15.9 4,330 85.4 84.1-86.7

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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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