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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,119 624 8.0 7.2- 8.9 4,495 92.0 91.1-92.8
GENDER
Male 2,014 235 7.9 6.7- 9.3 1,779 92.1 90.7-93.3
Female 3,105 389 8.1 7.0- 9.4 2,716 91.9 90.6-93.0
RACE
White 3,704 449 8.1 7.1- 9.2 3,255 91.9 90.8-92.9
African American 987 156 10.7 8.6-13.2 831 89.3 86.8-91.4
Other minorities 353 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,767 610 8.5 7.6- 9.5 4,157 91.5 90.5-92.4
AGE
18-34 825 15 1.9 1.0- 3.3 810 98.1 96.7-99.0
35-54 1,586 110 5.7 4.5- 7.2 1,476 94.3 92.8-95.5
55-64 1,010 128 11.8 9.4-14.6 882 88.2 85.4-90.6
65-74 899 136 14.4 11.5-17.8 763 85.6 82.2-88.5
75+ 750 232 29.4 25.1-34.1 518 70.6 65.9-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 672 141 13.6 10.9-16.9 531 86.4 83.1-89.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,367 206 9.9 8.2-12.0 1,161 90.1 88.0-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 159 7.2 5.9- 8.9 1,185 92.8 91.1-94.1
College Graduate 1,730 117 3.9 3.0- 5.2 1,613 96.1 94.8-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 560 151 18.0 14.4-22.3 409 82.0 77.7-85.6
$15,000- 24,999 876 142 10.4 8.3-12.9 734 89.6 87.1-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 472 60 9.2 6.5-12.7 412 90.8 87.3-93.5
$35,000- 49,999 592 55 6.4 4.5- 9.0 537 93.6 91.0-95.5
No 3,738 *** *** *** 3,738 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 571 109 16.1 12.7-20.1 462 83.9 79.9-87.3
Non-Veteran 4,545 515 7.2 6.4- 8.1 4,030 92.8 91.9-93.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,855 256 9.3 7.9-10.9 1,599 90.7 89.1-92.1
No 3,264 368 7.5 6.5- 8.7 2,896 92.5 91.3-93.5

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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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