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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating,
remembering, or making decisions?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,743 1,114 11.7 10.8-12.6 7,629 88.3 87.4-89.2
-Piedmont NC 5,094 596 10.7 9.6-11.9 4,498 89.3 88.1-90.4
GENDER
Male 2,001 214 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,787 89.8 88.0-91.4
Female 3,093 382 11.2 9.7-12.8 2,711 88.8 87.2-90.3
RACE
White 3,688 419 10.8 9.5-12.3 3,269 89.2 87.7-90.5
African American 983 142 11.5 9.3-14.1 841 88.5 85.9-90.7
Other minorities 349 31 8.5 5.6-12.8 318 91.5 87.2-94.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 318 25 9.0 5.8-13.9 293 91.0 86.1-94.2
Non-Hispanic 4,746 566 10.8 9.7-12.0 4,180 89.2 88.0-90.3
AGE
18-34 818 77 10.1 7.9-12.9 741 89.9 87.1-92.1
35-54 1,583 186 10.7 9.0-12.7 1,397 89.3 87.3-91.0
55-64 1,002 134 12.0 9.6-14.7 868 88.0 85.3-90.4
65-74 898 88 9.1 7.0-11.8 810 90.9 88.2-93.0
75+ 745 108 13.4 10.6-16.7 637 86.6 83.3-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 148 21.3 17.6-25.6 517 78.7 74.4-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,358 194 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,164 87.9 85.4-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,341 174 10.6 8.8-12.9 1,167 89.4 87.1-91.2
College Graduate 1,724 80 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,644 96.6 95.3-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 556 164 27.3 22.6-32.7 392 72.7 67.3-77.4
$15,000- 24,999 872 162 18.7 15.5-22.4 710 81.3 77.6-84.5
$25,000- 34,999 472 58 11.8 8.6-16.1 414 88.2 83.9-91.4
$35,000- 49,999 590 39 5.7 3.8- 8.4 551 94.3 91.6-96.2
$50,000+ 1,598 46 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,552 96.8 95.3-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,349 410 31.6 28.3-35.2 939 68.4 64.8-71.7
No 3,722 180 4.9 4.1- 6.0 3,542 95.1 94.0-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 75 13.3 10.0-17.5 492 86.7 82.5-90.0
Non-Veteran 4,524 520 10.4 9.3-11.7 4,004 89.6 88.3-90.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,847 250 13.6 11.5-15.9 1,597 86.4 84.1-88.5
No 3,247 346 9.6 8.3-11.0 2,901 90.4 89.0-91.7

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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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