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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

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Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,754 434 4.9 4.3- 5.5 646 6.5 5.9- 7.3 648 7.5 6.7- 8.3 6,026 81.1 79.9-82.3
-Piedmont NC 4,538 230 4.6 3.8- 5.4 350 5.7 4.9- 6.6 346 6.9 6.0- 8.0 3,612 82.8 81.3-84.2
GENDER
Male 1,750 91 5.0 3.9- 6.4 129 5.6 4.5- 6.9 145 7.1 5.8- 8.7 1,385 82.3 80.0-84.3
Female 2,788 139 4.2 3.3- 5.2 221 5.8 4.8- 7.0 201 6.7 5.5- 8.2 2,227 83.3 81.3-85.1
RACE
White 3,324 150 4.5 3.6- 5.5 256 6.2 5.2- 7.3 226 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,692 83.4 81.7-85.0
African American 861 72 6.7 4.9- 9.1 82 5.8 4.3- 7.8 100 11.4 8.9-14.6 607 76.0 72.1-79.5
Other minorities 312 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 279 92.7 88.6-95.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 272 94.8 91.2-97.0
Non-Hispanic 4,230 223 4.8 4.1- 5.7 348 6.2 5.4- 7.2 336 7.3 6.3- 8.4 3,323 81.6 80.0-83.1
AGE
18-34 635 26 4.2 2.8- 6.4 19 2.8 1.7- 4.5 15 2.4 1.4- 4.3 575 90.6 87.7-92.9
35-54 1,413 56 3.6 2.6- 4.9 91 5.0 3.9- 6.6 107 7.8 6.1- 9.9 1,159 83.6 81.0-85.9
55-64 919 43 4.3 2.9- 6.1 90 7.8 6.0-10.1 118 12.8 10.1-16.1 668 75.2 71.4-78.6
65-74 842 56 7.0 4.9- 9.9 82 11.0 8.2-14.5 56 6.6 4.6- 9.5 648 75.4 71.0-79.3
75+ 690 49 8.0 5.5-11.4 67 7.9 5.8-10.7 49 7.6 5.4-10.4 525 76.6 72.2-80.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 599 55 7.5 5.3-10.6 60 6.7 4.7- 9.5 89 15.0 11.6-19.2 395 70.8 65.8-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,210 61 4.3 3.1- 5.9 125 8.2 6.5-10.2 127 8.6 6.8-10.8 897 79.0 75.9-81.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,197 54 4.0 2.8- 5.7 104 5.6 4.3- 7.2 86 5.9 4.4- 7.8 953 84.5 81.8-86.9
College Graduate 1,528 60 3.6 2.6- 5.0 61 3.0 2.0- 4.3 44 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,363 91.8 89.9-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 502 42 8.6 5.6-13.0 97 16.7 12.8-21.6 114 21.6 16.9-27.3 249 53.0 47.0-59.0
$15,000- 24,999 772 47 5.8 4.0- 8.3 93 8.9 6.8-11.7 90 11.2 8.6-14.4 542 74.1 70.0-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 413 *** *** *** 25 4.1 2.3- 7.0 31 6.6 4.2-10.3 341 87.0 82.5-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 521 29 4.6 2.9- 7.1 32 5.7 3.6- 9.0 *** *** *** 448 87.7 83.7-90.9
No 3,282 84 2.3 1.7- 3.1 61 1.4 1.0- 2.0 30 1.1 0.7- 1.8 3,107 95.2 94.1-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 516 35 6.4 4.2- 9.5 56 10.8 7.7-14.9 52 10.1 7.1-14.1 373 72.8 67.5-77.6
Non-Veteran 4,019 195 4.4 3.6- 5.3 294 5.2 4.4- 6.0 294 6.6 5.6- 7.7 3,236 83.9 82.3-85.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,676 83 4.9 3.6- 6.5 131 6.2 4.9- 7.8 144 8.0 6.4- 9.8 1,318 81.0 78.4-83.4
No 2,862 147 4.4 3.6- 5.5 219 5.5 4.6- 6.6 202 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,294 83.6 81.8-85.2

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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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