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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 995 79 5.5 4.0- 7.5 916 94.5 92.5-96.0
GENDER
Male 394 24 4.9 2.8- 8.3 370 95.1 91.7-97.2
Female 601 55 6.1 4.3- 8.6 546 93.9 91.4-95.7
RACE
White 878 67 5.3 3.8- 7.4 811 94.7 92.6-96.2
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 264 16 4.3 2.4- 7.6 248 95.7 92.4-97.6
55-64 216 29 13.1 7.9-21.0 187 86.9 79.0-92.1
65-74 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 172 20 7.4 4.3-12.7 152 92.6 87.3-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 24 11.8 6.8-19.8 111 88.2 80.2-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 302 29 5.7 3.3- 9.5 273 94.3 90.5-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 24 11.7 7.0-19.0 127 88.3 81.0-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 197 25 8.1 4.7-13.6 172 91.9 86.4-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 64 15.4 11.0-21.1 288 84.6 78.9-89.0
No 641 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 858 70 5.6 4.1- 7.7 788 94.4 92.3-95.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 710 62 5.8 4.1- 8.2 648 94.2 91.8-95.9
No 285 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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