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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,099 1,000 14.4 13.2-15.6 4,099 85.6 84.4-86.8
GENDER
Male 2,003 339 13.0 11.4-14.8 1,664 87.0 85.2-88.6
Female 3,096 661 15.6 14.0-17.3 2,435 84.4 82.7-86.0
RACE
White 3,692 712 13.8 12.5-15.2 2,980 86.2 84.8-87.5
African American 983 246 20.6 17.5-24.0 737 79.4 76.0-82.5
Other minorities 350 36 6.8 4.4-10.3 314 93.2 89.7-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 319 25 6.9 4.4-10.5 294 93.1 89.5-95.6
Non-Hispanic 4,751 968 15.0 13.8-16.3 3,783 85.0 83.7-86.2
AGE
18-34 821 30 3.2 2.1- 4.7 791 96.8 95.3-97.9
35-54 1,583 228 13.2 11.3-15.4 1,355 86.8 84.6-88.7
55-64 1,003 240 23.3 20.1-26.9 763 76.7 73.1-79.9
65-74 898 236 24.5 21.0-28.4 662 75.5 71.6-79.0
75+ 747 259 35.0 30.4-39.8 488 65.0 60.2-69.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 223 25.5 21.7-29.8 445 74.5 70.2-78.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,360 312 17.0 14.7-19.6 1,048 83.0 80.4-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 284 13.6 11.6-15.8 1,060 86.4 84.2-88.4
College Graduate 1,722 179 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,543 93.7 92.3-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 558 234 31.8 27.0-37.0 324 68.2 63.0-73.0
$15,000- 24,999 874 248 22.0 18.8-25.6 626 78.0 74.4-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 472 92 14.9 11.4-19.1 380 85.1 80.9-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 590 77 9.7 7.3-12.9 513 90.3 87.1-92.7
$50,000+ 1,597 124 6.3 5.0- 7.9 1,473 93.7 92.1-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,350 811 55.5 51.8-59.2 539 44.5 40.8-48.2
No 3,725 182 3.5 2.9- 4.2 3,543 96.5 95.8-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 568 142 23.4 19.2-28.3 426 76.6 71.7-80.8
Non-Veteran 4,528 858 13.4 12.3-14.7 3,670 86.6 85.3-87.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,846 409 17.6 15.5-19.9 1,437 82.4 80.1-84.5
No 3,253 591 13.1 11.8-14.6 2,662 86.9 85.4-88.2

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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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