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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Do you have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs?*

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,743 1,903 15.9 14.9-16.8 6,840 84.1 83.2-85.1
-Western NC 991 247 19.3 16.3-22.7 744 80.7 77.3-83.7
GENDER
Male 394 86 18.0 13.8-23.2 308 82.0 76.8-86.2
Female 597 161 20.6 16.6-25.2 436 79.4 74.8-83.4
RACE
White 874 211 19.8 16.5-23.4 663 80.2 76.6-83.5
Other minorities 108 34 16.3 9.7-26.3 74 83.7 73.7-90.3
AGE
18-34 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 263 51 19.0 13.6-26.0 212 81.0 74.0-86.4
55-64 214 66 26.7 19.8-35.1 148 73.3 64.9-80.2
65-74 217 54 22.6 15.8-31.1 163 77.4 68.9-84.2
75+ 172 68 34.6 25.8-44.5 104 65.4 55.5-74.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 299 81 17.0 12.7-22.4 218 83.0 77.6-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 267 67 17.5 13.0-23.3 200 82.5 76.7-87.0
College Graduate 289 39 7.6 4.9-11.5 250 92.4 88.5-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 65 23.9 16.6-33.1 131 76.1 66.9-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 102 20 12.0 6.6-20.7 82 88.0 79.3-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 237 17 4.2 2.4- 7.2 220 95.8 92.8-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 349 213 56.3 48.9-63.4 136 43.7 36.6-51.1
No 640 34 3.9 2.6- 5.8 606 96.1 94.2-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 36 18.7 12.1-27.8 101 81.3 72.2-87.9
Non-Veteran 854 211 19.4 16.2-23.1 643 80.6 76.9-83.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 707 188 20.8 17.3-24.9 519 79.2 75.1-82.7
No 284 59 13.6 9.5-19.0 225 86.4 81.0-90.5

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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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