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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,765 573 5.0 4.5- 5.7 8,192 95.0 94.3-95.5
-Piedmont NC 5,108 297 4.5 3.8- 5.3 4,811 95.5 94.7-96.2
GENDER
Male 2,006 111 4.0 3.2- 5.0 1,895 96.0 95.0-96.8
Female 3,102 186 5.0 4.0- 6.2 2,916 95.0 93.8-96.0
RACE
White 3,696 191 4.0 3.3- 4.9 3,505 96.0 95.1-96.7
African American 985 82 5.9 4.4- 7.9 903 94.1 92.1-95.6
Other minorities 352 21 5.1 3.0- 8.7 331 94.9 91.3-97.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 19 5.8 3.3- 9.9 302 94.2 90.1-96.7
Non-Hispanic 4,756 278 4.4 3.7- 5.2 4,478 95.6 94.8-96.3
AGE
18-34 822 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 802 97.2 95.4-98.3
35-54 1,585 74 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,511 95.9 94.6-96.9
55-64 1,007 78 7.4 5.7- 9.7 929 92.6 90.3-94.3
65-74 897 62 5.3 3.8- 7.3 835 94.7 92.7-96.2
75+ 749 63 6.8 5.0- 9.0 686 93.2 91.0-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 669 84 9.6 7.2-12.8 585 90.4 87.2-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,361 90 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,271 95.2 93.7-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 76 4.3 3.2- 5.7 1,268 95.7 94.3-96.8
College Graduate 1,728 47 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,681 98.4 97.7-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 558 86 13.1 9.8-17.3 472 86.9 82.7-90.2
$15,000- 24,999 871 84 8.8 6.5-11.7 787 91.2 88.3-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 471 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5 442 95.8 93.5-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 591 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,603 21 0.9 0.6- 1.5 1,582 99.1 98.5-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,354 194 12.0 9.9-14.5 1,160 88.0 85.5-90.1
No 3,729 98 2.4 1.8- 3.1 3,631 97.6 96.9-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 35 3.7 2.5- 5.7 532 96.3 94.3-97.5
Non-Veteran 4,538 262 4.6 3.9- 5.4 4,276 95.4 94.6-96.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,852 127 6.5 5.1- 8.3 1,725 93.5 91.7-94.9
No 3,256 170 3.7 3.0- 4.5 3,086 96.3 95.5-97.0

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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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