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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,731 874 7.8 7.1- 8.6 7,857 92.2 91.4-92.9
-Western NC 990 114 9.2 7.1-11.8 876 90.8 88.2-92.9
GENDER
Male 393 29 6.3 3.9- 9.9 364 93.7 90.1-96.1
Female 597 85 11.9 8.7-16.0 512 88.1 84.0-91.3
RACE
White 873 100 9.4 7.1-12.4 773 90.6 87.6-92.9
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 263 22 7.5 4.1-13.2 241 92.5 86.8-95.9
55-64 214 30 14.3 9.0-21.9 184 85.7 78.1-91.0
65-74 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 172 37 18.9 12.2-28.2 135 81.1 71.8-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 30 19.6 11.8-30.6 104 80.4 69.4-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 40 8.6 5.6-13.1 260 91.4 86.9-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 265 28 7.6 4.8-11.7 237 92.4 88.3-95.2
College Graduate 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 34 20.4 13.3-29.9 114 79.6 70.1-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 349 103 28.3 22.1-35.6 246 71.7 64.4-77.9
No 639 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 853 102 9.6 7.3-12.6 751 90.4 87.4-92.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 706 84 9.0 6.6-12.1 622 91.0 87.9-93.4
No 284 30 9.9 6.1-15.6 254 90.1 84.4-93.9

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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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