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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Are you blind or do you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,053 414 5.1 4.5- 5.8 6,639 94.9 94.2-95.5
-Eastern NC 2,193 153 6.0 4.9- 7.2 2,040 94.0 92.8-95.1
GENDER
Male 908 56 5.3 3.8- 7.3 852 94.7 92.7-96.2
Female 1,285 97 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,188 93.4 91.7-94.8
RACE
White 1,431 89 5.8 4.5- 7.5 1,342 94.2 92.5-95.5
African American 548 47 6.8 4.9- 9.3 501 93.2 90.7-95.1
Other minorities 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,060 145 6.0 4.9- 7.3 1,915 94.0 92.7-95.1
AGE
18-34 385 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 591 31 4.8 3.3- 7.1 560 95.2 92.9-96.7
55-64 506 42 9.3 6.4-13.5 464 90.7 86.5-93.6
65-74 411 33 8.8 6.0-12.6 378 91.2 87.4-94.0
75+ 280 34 11.2 7.8-15.9 246 88.8 84.1-92.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 28 9.2 5.9-14.0 247 90.8 86.0-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 669 47 5.4 3.8- 7.6 622 94.6 92.4-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 625 41 5.3 3.7- 7.5 584 94.7 92.5-96.3
College Graduate 615 35 5.1 3.5- 7.4 580 94.9 92.6-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 37 12.1 8.4-17.0 216 87.9 83.0-91.6
$15,000- 24,999 364 39 9.8 6.6-14.4 325 90.2 85.6-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 245 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 259 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 643 17 2.1 1.2- 3.6 626 97.9 96.4-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 94 13.2 10.3-16.7 558 86.8 83.3-89.7
No 1,522 57 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,465 96.6 95.3-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 369 18 3.7 2.2- 6.3 351 96.3 93.7-97.8
Non-Veteran 1,822 134 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,688 93.6 92.2-94.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,821 127 5.9 4.8- 7.3 1,694 94.1 92.7-95.2
No 372 26 6.3 4.0- 9.7 346 93.7 90.3-96.0

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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