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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,766 2,236 21.2 20.1-22.3 6,530 78.8 77.7-79.9
-Western NC 996 320 27.6 24.1-31.4 676 72.4 68.6-75.9
GENDER
Male 393 119 26.6 21.5-32.4 274 73.4 67.6-78.5
Female 603 201 28.7 24.0-33.8 402 71.3 66.2-76.0
RACE
White 880 286 29.0 25.2-33.0 594 71.0 67.0-74.8
Other minorities 107 32 18.1 10.5-29.5 75 81.9 70.5-89.5
AGE
18-34 118 20 16.7 10.4-25.6 98 83.3 74.4-89.6
35-54 263 78 27.5 21.2-34.9 185 72.5 65.1-78.8
55-64 216 95 40.8 32.6-49.6 121 59.2 50.4-67.4
65-74 217 61 24.2 17.4-32.6 156 75.8 67.4-82.6
75+ 173 64 33.6 25.1-43.4 109 66.4 56.6-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 101 26.5 20.9-33.1 202 73.5 66.9-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 266 86 24.8 19.3-31.4 180 75.2 68.6-80.7
College Graduate 289 68 16.6 12.3-22.1 221 83.4 77.9-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 84 32.8 24.5-42.3 112 67.2 57.7-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 102 30 19.8 12.4-30.0 72 80.2 70.0-87.6
$35,000- 49,999 117 27 16.2 10.0-25.1 90 83.8 74.9-90.0
$50,000+ 238 37 14.3 9.6-20.7 201 85.7 79.3-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 46 25.6 17.6-35.7 90 74.4 64.3-82.4
Non-Veteran 860 274 28.0 24.2-32.1 586 72.0 67.9-75.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 713 226 27.0 23.1-31.4 487 73.0 68.6-76.9
No 283 94 30.0 23.1-38.0 189 70.0 62.0-76.9

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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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