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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,736 527 4.4 3.9- 4.9 736 5.8 5.3- 6.4 778 6.0 5.5- 6.6 8,695 83.8 82.9-84.7
-Western NC 1,476 82 4.3 3.1- 5.8 113 7.4 5.9- 9.2 99 5.3 4.2- 6.8 1,182 83.0 80.5-85.3
GENDER
Male 563 37 5.1 3.3- 8.0 40 7.0 4.9- 9.9 49 6.4 4.6- 9.0 437 81.4 77.3-85.0
Female 913 45 3.5 2.4- 5.0 73 7.8 5.8-10.4 50 4.3 3.0- 6.1 745 84.5 81.4-87.2
RACE
White 1,212 68 4.7 3.4- 6.5 93 7.1 5.6- 9.1 82 5.7 4.4- 7.4 969 82.4 79.6-84.9
Other minorities 254 *** *** *** 20 9.1 5.3-15.1 *** *** *** 203 85.0 78.7-89.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,409 82 4.5 3.3- 6.1 112 7.7 6.1- 9.6 98 5.6 4.4- 7.2 1,117 82.1 79.5-84.5
AGE
18-34 204 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 181 89.0 82.8-93.2
35-54 381 *** *** *** 29 6.9 4.5-10.4 29 6.3 4.1- 9.6 306 83.0 78.2-86.9
55-64 333 16 4.0 2.2- 7.0 27 9.4 6.2-14.1 34 9.4 6.3-13.9 256 77.1 71.2-82.1
65-74 334 24 5.4 3.4- 8.6 27 7.3 4.7-11.1 20 5.8 3.6- 9.3 263 81.5 76.4-85.7
75+ 216 17 5.9 3.4-10.0 19 10.8 6.4-17.6 *** *** *** 169 79.8 72.3-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 *** *** *** 30 13.4 8.8-20.1 19 6.6 3.8-11.2 129 71.8 63.4-78.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 25 3.5 2.0- 5.9 36 7.5 4.9-11.4 40 6.4 4.3- 9.4 344 82.6 77.9-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 381 *** *** *** 25 5.7 3.6- 8.8 29 6.0 3.8- 9.2 308 84.8 80.2-88.4
College Graduate 451 19 3.4 2.1- 5.5 22 4.9 2.9- 8.3 *** *** *** 399 89.9 86.2-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 23 10.4 5.9-17.7 32 14.7 9.3-22.4 44 15.6 10.7-22.1 109 59.4 50.3-67.9
$15,000- 24,999 281 *** *** *** 27 9.7 6.0-15.1 26 8.4 5.3-13.2 215 79.4 72.9-84.7
$25,000- 34,999 164 *** *** *** 15 9.7 5.6-16.3 *** *** *** 133 82.7 75.1-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 88.1 79.7-93.2
$50,000+ 405 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 383 94.8 91.5-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 *** *** *** 15 12.2 7.2-19.9 *** *** *** 132 73.6 64.8-80.8
Non-Veteran 1,302 70 4.1 2.9- 5.7 98 6.9 5.3- 8.8 84 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,050 84.1 81.4-86.4

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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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