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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Do you have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,743 1,903 15.9 14.9-16.8 6,840 84.1 83.2-85.1
-Eastern NC 2,653 656 17.0 15.2-19.0 1,997 83.0 81.0-84.8
GENDER
Male 1,013 211 15.9 13.3-18.9 802 84.1 81.1-86.7
Female 1,640 445 18.1 15.7-20.7 1,195 81.9 79.3-84.3
RACE
White 1,523 333 16.9 14.7-19.3 1,190 83.1 80.7-85.3
African American 640 172 18.9 15.1-23.3 468 81.1 76.7-84.9
Other minorities 448 141 11.3 7.3-17.0 307 88.7 83.0-92.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,530 646 17.8 15.9-19.9 1,884 82.2 80.1-84.1
AGE
18-34 425 29 5.0 2.8- 8.6 396 95.0 91.4-97.2
35-54 762 136 15.9 12.8-19.6 626 84.1 80.4-87.2
55-64 573 178 27.2 22.6-32.3 395 72.8 67.7-77.4
65-74 500 165 28.0 22.9-33.8 335 72.0 66.2-77.1
75+ 365 141 37.5 30.8-44.7 224 62.5 55.3-69.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 373 155 31.6 25.2-38.8 218 68.4 61.2-74.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 795 218 17.1 14.1-20.5 577 82.9 79.5-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 769 175 14.3 11.6-17.5 594 85.7 82.5-88.4
College Graduate 713 107 8.9 6.9-11.4 606 91.1 88.6-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 186 42.8 35.4-50.5 189 57.2 49.5-64.6
$15,000- 24,999 484 164 22.2 18.0-27.2 320 77.8 72.8-82.0
$25,000- 34,999 279 62 16.4 11.5-22.8 217 83.6 77.2-88.5
$35,000- 49,999 315 59 12.9 8.9-18.3 256 87.1 81.7-91.1
$50,000+ 701 54 5.9 4.2- 8.3 647 94.1 91.7-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 525 57.4 52.3-62.3 295 42.6 37.7-47.7
No 1,815 125 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,690 96.4 95.3-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 436 86 15.5 11.7-20.2 350 84.5 79.8-88.3
Non-Veteran 2,216 569 17.4 15.4-19.6 1,647 82.6 80.4-84.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,956 502 17.6 15.5-19.9 1,454 82.4 80.1-84.5
No 697 154 14.7 11.7-18.2 543 85.3 81.8-88.3

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*These are new disability questions found in the demographic section of the Core questionnaire.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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