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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 992 155 15.5 12.7-18.9 837 84.5 81.1-87.3
GENDER
Male 392 52 14.6 10.6-19.7 340 85.4 80.3-89.4
Female 600 103 16.4 12.5-21.2 497 83.6 78.8-87.5
RACE
White 875 134 15.7 12.6-19.4 741 84.3 80.6-87.4
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 115 17 14.2 8.3-23.1 98 85.8 76.9-91.7
35-54 264 46 20.0 14.4-27.1 218 80.0 72.9-85.6
55-64 215 39 14.8 9.6-22.0 176 85.2 78.0-90.4
65-74 217 23 8.7 5.2-14.2 194 91.3 85.8-94.8
75+ 172 29 15.4 8.9-25.3 143 84.6 74.7-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 59 14.1 9.9-19.5 242 85.9 80.5-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 266 40 13.3 9.0-19.2 226 86.7 80.8-91.0
College Graduate 289 19 5.6 3.2- 9.7 270 94.4 90.3-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 36 27.2 18.3-38.5 114 72.8 61.5-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 196 41 20.0 12.8-30.0 155 80.0 70.0-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 111 35.3 28.3-42.9 239 64.7 57.1-71.7
No 640 44 7.4 5.1-10.5 596 92.6 89.5-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 855 141 16.1 13.0-19.8 714 83.9 80.2-87.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 708 117 15.0 11.8-19.0 591 85.0 81.0-88.2
No 284 38 17.5 11.9-25.1 246 82.5 74.9-88.1

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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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