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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating,
remembering, or making decisions?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,022 785 10.7 9.9-11.7 6,237 89.3 88.3-90.1
-Eastern NC 2,189 263 11.7 10.2-13.5 1,926 88.3 86.5-89.8
GENDER
Male 907 99 12.1 9.6-15.2 808 87.9 84.8-90.4
Female 1,282 164 11.4 9.5-13.6 1,118 88.6 86.4-90.5
RACE
White 1,427 166 11.7 9.7-13.9 1,261 88.3 86.1-90.3
African American 547 72 12.0 9.2-15.5 475 88.0 84.5-90.8
Other minorities 190 24 12.9 7.3-21.8 166 87.1 78.2-92.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,056 251 11.9 10.3-13.8 1,805 88.1 86.2-89.7
AGE
18-34 384 38 10.7 7.5-14.9 346 89.3 85.1-92.5
35-54 589 74 11.6 9.0-14.8 515 88.4 85.2-91.0
55-64 505 67 13.2 10.2-16.9 438 86.8 83.1-89.8
65-74 411 42 11.9 8.2-17.0 369 88.1 83.0-91.8
75+ 280 41 13.5 9.6-18.6 239 86.5 81.4-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 57 22.2 16.5-29.1 217 77.8 70.9-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 666 84 11.1 8.6-14.2 582 88.9 85.8-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 626 73 9.8 7.5-12.7 553 90.2 87.3-92.5
College Graduate 615 49 7.6 5.6-10.3 566 92.4 89.7-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 73 28.2 22.0-35.3 180 71.8 64.7-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 362 59 17.3 12.8-23.0 303 82.7 77.0-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 244 21 6.9 4.2-10.9 223 93.1 89.1-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 259 17 7.8 4.5-13.0 242 92.2 87.0-95.5
$50,000+ 643 38 6.8 4.5-10.1 605 93.2 89.9-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 650 179 30.0 25.7-34.8 471 70.0 65.2-74.3
No 1,520 77 5.2 3.9- 6.8 1,443 94.8 93.2-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 34 9.1 6.2-13.2 334 90.9 86.8-93.8
Non-Veteran 1,819 228 12.2 10.4-14.2 1,591 87.8 85.8-89.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,818 226 12.4 10.6-14.4 1,592 87.6 85.6-89.4
No 371 37 8.1 5.5-11.6 334 91.9 88.4-94.5

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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 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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