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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,324 694 7.4 6.7- 8.1 5,630 92.6 91.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 2,510 225 6.4 5.4- 7.5 2,285 93.6 92.5-94.6
Female 3,814 469 8.3 7.4- 9.3 3,345 91.7 90.7-92.6
RACE
White 4,594 506 7.8 7.0- 8.7 4,088 92.2 91.3-93.0
African American 1,184 153 8.4 6.8-10.3 1,031 91.6 89.7-93.2
Other minorities 489 30 2.3 1.5- 3.6 459 97.7 96.4-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 412 14 2.0 1.1- 3.5 398 98.0 96.5-98.9
Non-Hispanic 5,889 676 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,213 92.2 91.4-92.9
AGE
18-34 1,158 21 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,137 98.6 97.8-99.1
35-54 2,082 143 6.1 5.0- 7.4 1,939 93.9 92.6-95.0
55-64 1,186 149 11.1 9.2-13.4 1,037 88.9 86.6-90.8
65-74 1,035 136 11.7 9.5-14.2 899 88.3 85.8-90.5
75+ 798 238 26.4 22.8-30.3 560 73.6 69.7-77.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 771 138 11.6 9.4-14.3 633 88.4 85.7-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,740 230 8.7 7.4-10.3 1,510 91.3 89.7-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,702 188 7.0 5.9- 8.4 1,514 93.0 91.6-94.1
College Graduate 2,088 136 4.0 3.2- 4.9 1,952 96.0 95.1-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 698 163 15.7 12.8-19.1 535 84.3 80.9-87.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,054 164 10.2 8.4-12.4 890 89.8 87.6-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 652 75 7.4 5.6- 9.7 577 92.6 90.3-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 763 60 7.0 5.1- 9.4 703 93.0 90.6-94.9
$50,000+ 2,069 69 2.4 1.8- 3.2 2,000 97.6 96.8-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 772 109 11.9 9.6-14.8 663 88.1 85.2-90.4
Non-Veteran 5,549 585 6.8 6.2- 7.6 4,964 93.2 92.4-93.8

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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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