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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,782 2,849 19.7 18.9-20.6 8,933 80.3 79.4-81.1
-Western NC 1,601 421 22.7 20.2-25.4 1,180 77.3 74.6-79.8
GENDER
Male 615 171 23.7 19.8-28.2 444 76.3 71.8-80.2
Female 986 250 21.7 18.7-25.0 736 78.3 75.0-81.3
RACE
White 1,299 364 25.2 22.3-28.3 935 74.8 71.7-77.7
Other minorities 292 55 12.2 8.3-17.6 237 87.8 82.4-91.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,524 417 23.9 21.3-26.8 1,107 76.1 73.2-78.7
AGE
18-34 236 30 12.0 7.8-18.1 206 88.0 81.9-92.2
35-54 412 89 21.2 16.7-26.6 323 78.8 73.4-83.3
55-64 352 105 30.0 24.5-36.1 247 70.0 63.9-75.5
65-74 349 109 30.2 24.9-36.0 240 69.8 64.0-75.1
75+ 238 87 36.8 29.0-45.4 151 63.2 54.6-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 67 25.6 19.1-33.4 147 74.4 66.6-80.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 500 135 23.9 19.2-29.4 365 76.1 70.6-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 410 121 23.6 19.3-28.6 289 76.4 71.4-80.7
College Graduate 474 97 17.3 13.7-21.6 377 82.7 78.4-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 98 38.2 30.3-46.7 135 61.8 53.3-69.7
$15,000- 24,999 303 96 29.1 22.7-36.4 207 70.9 63.6-77.3
$25,000- 34,999 179 49 24.7 18.0-32.9 130 75.3 67.1-82.0
$35,000- 49,999 176 34 15.7 10.6-22.6 142 84.3 77.4-89.4
$50,000+ 422 70 13.4 10.2-17.4 352 86.6 82.6-89.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 69 38.3 30.2-47.1 118 61.7 52.9-69.8
Non-Veteran 1,414 352 21.0 18.4-23.8 1,062 79.0 76.2-81.6

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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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