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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 8,784 1,199 9.3 8.6-10.0 7,585 90.7 90.0-91.4
-Eastern NC 2,670 410 10.3 9.0-11.8 2,260 89.7 88.2-91.0
GENDER
Male 1,020 142 10.0 8.0-12.3 878 90.0 87.7-92.0
Female 1,650 268 10.6 9.0-12.5 1,382 89.4 87.5-91.0
RACE
White 1,529 214 9.7 8.1-11.5 1,315 90.3 88.5-91.9
African American 647 129 12.8 10.1-16.2 518 87.2 83.8-89.9
Other minorities 450 60 5.3 2.9- 9.4 390 94.7 90.6-97.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,546 407 10.9 9.5-12.4 2,139 89.1 87.6-90.5
AGE
18-34 425 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 766 74 9.6 7.2-12.7 692 90.4 87.3-92.8
55-64 579 111 16.6 13.1-20.7 468 83.4 79.3-86.9
65-74 502 95 17.0 13.0-21.9 407 83.0 78.1-87.0
75+ 368 114 29.7 23.7-36.6 254 70.3 63.4-76.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 378 95 17.6 13.3-23.0 283 82.4 77.0-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 126 9.6 7.5-12.2 674 90.4 87.8-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 770 118 9.2 7.2-11.8 652 90.8 88.2-92.8
College Graduate 719 71 7.0 5.3- 9.3 648 93.0 90.7-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 111 21.1 16.2-27.1 266 78.9 72.9-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 486 103 15.7 12.2-20.2 383 84.3 79.8-87.8
$25,000- 34,999 280 37 9.2 6.0-13.8 243 90.8 86.2-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 317 36 7.7 4.8-12.2 281 92.3 87.8-95.2
No 1,826 *** *** *** 1,826 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 442 67 11.0 8.0-14.9 375 89.0 85.1-92.0
Non-Veteran 2,227 342 10.1 8.7-11.7 1,885 89.9 88.3-91.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,969 299 10.0 8.6-11.7 1,670 90.0 88.3-91.4
No 701 111 11.5 8.8-14.8 590 88.5 85.2-91.2

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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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