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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,480 241 16.2 13.9-18.9 1,239 83.8 81.1-86.1
GENDER
Male 563 93 16.6 13.0-21.0 470 83.4 79.0-87.0
Female 917 148 15.9 13.1-19.1 769 84.1 80.9-86.9
RACE
White 1,218 195 16.4 13.8-19.4 1,023 83.6 80.6-86.2
Other minorities 252 46 16.2 11.3-22.7 206 83.8 77.3-88.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,414 230 16.4 14.0-19.2 1,184 83.6 80.8-86.0
AGE
18-34 204 34 16.1 10.9-23.1 170 83.9 76.9-89.1
35-54 382 64 16.8 12.8-21.8 318 83.2 78.2-87.2
55-64 332 52 16.4 12.1-22.0 280 83.6 78.0-87.9
65-74 333 51 14.2 10.4-19.0 282 85.8 81.0-89.6
75+ 221 40 17.5 12.2-24.6 181 82.5 75.4-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 54 22.2 16.1-29.7 144 77.8 70.3-83.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 449 82 17.9 13.5-23.4 367 82.1 76.6-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 381 67 16.8 12.8-21.9 314 83.2 78.1-87.2
College Graduate 450 37 7.8 5.1-11.6 413 92.2 88.4-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 209 62 33.2 25.1-42.4 147 66.8 57.6-74.9
$15,000- 24,999 285 67 21.8 16.3-28.5 218 78.2 71.5-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 162 30 19.4 13.1-27.8 132 80.6 72.2-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 163 21 12.5 7.6-20.0 142 87.5 80.0-92.4
$50,000+ 403 17 5.2 2.9- 9.1 386 94.8 90.9-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 27 16.2 10.6-24.0 148 83.8 76.0-89.4
Non-Veteran 1,305 214 16.2 13.7-19.0 1,091 83.8 81.0-86.3

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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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