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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related.
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Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,754 434 4.9 4.3- 5.5 646 6.5 5.9- 7.3 648 7.5 6.7- 8.3 6,026 81.1 79.9-82.3
-Western NC 896 47 4.3 2.9- 6.3 90 9.2 6.9-12.2 74 7.3 5.4- 9.8 685 79.2 75.4-82.5
GENDER
Male 362 *** *** *** 37 9.5 6.4-14.0 29 7.2 4.4-11.3 280 79.1 73.3-83.9
Female 534 31 4.4 2.8- 7.0 53 8.8 5.8-13.3 45 7.4 5.0-10.8 405 79.3 74.2-83.7
RACE
White 795 39 4.2 2.7- 6.3 79 9.3 6.8-12.5 65 7.7 5.6-10.5 612 78.8 74.8-82.4
Other minorities 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 82.1 70.1-90.0
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 238 *** *** *** 20 10.4 5.9-17.6 20 6.1 3.4-10.6 189 79.9 72.4-85.7
55-64 194 *** *** *** 25 12.3 7.2-20.1 29 14.7 9.4-22.3 127 68.7 59.6-76.5
65-74 203 *** *** *** 23 11.5 7.0-18.3 *** *** *** 162 80.8 71.9-87.4
75+ 162 *** *** *** 18 8.1 4.7-13.6 *** *** *** 121 78.9 70.1-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 18.0 10.7-28.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 275 *** *** *** 29 9.2 6.0-14.1 *** *** *** 211 82.4 76.5-87.1
Some Post-H.S. 235 *** *** *** 25 6.5 4.0-10.4 23 7.8 4.6-12.9 174 80.7 74.4-85.8
College Graduate 267 *** *** *** 20 5.4 3.0- 9.5 *** *** *** 234 92.2 87.9-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 25.1 16.7-36.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 75.1 64.8-83.1
$25,000- 34,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 84.3 73.6-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 84.3 73.6-91.2
$50,000+ 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 78.5 68.1-86.2
Non-Veteran 771 37 4.1 2.6- 6.3 78 9.4 6.8-12.7 63 7.2 5.2-10.0 593 79.3 75.2-82.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 636 33 3.8 2.5- 5.8 67 9.3 6.7-12.9 56 7.3 5.1-10.2 480 79.6 75.3-83.3
No 260 *** *** *** 23 8.7 5.0-14.6 *** *** *** 205 77.8 69.4-84.4

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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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