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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,058 893 9.6 8.8-10.3 6,165 90.4 89.7-91.2
-Eastern NC 2,199 314 11.4 9.9-13.1 1,885 88.6 86.9-90.1
GENDER
Male 910 122 11.4 9.1-14.3 788 88.6 85.7-90.9
Female 1,289 192 11.4 9.6-13.5 1,097 88.6 86.5-90.4
RACE
White 1,431 194 10.9 9.2-12.9 1,237 89.1 87.1-90.8
African American 553 94 13.2 10.2-17.0 459 86.8 83.0-89.8
Other minorities 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,067 306 11.9 10.3-13.6 1,761 88.1 86.4-89.7
AGE
18-34 386 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 595 56 9.4 6.9-12.8 539 90.6 87.2-93.1
55-64 507 81 15.6 12.2-19.7 426 84.4 80.3-87.8
65-74 412 82 22.8 17.9-28.5 330 77.2 71.5-82.1
75+ 280 86 29.9 23.9-36.6 194 70.1 63.4-76.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 67 21.2 15.9-27.6 208 78.8 72.4-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 671 98 10.4 8.1-13.1 573 89.6 86.9-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 629 86 10.2 7.8-13.3 543 89.8 86.7-92.2
College Graduate 616 62 7.2 5.4- 9.6 554 92.8 90.4-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 251 68 22.8 17.3-29.4 183 77.2 70.6-82.7
$15,000- 24,999 366 61 13.5 10.0-17.9 305 86.5 82.1-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 246 35 11.4 7.0-17.9 211 88.6 82.1-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 261 28 8.8 5.5-13.8 233 91.2 86.2-94.5
No 1,528 *** *** *** 1,528 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 55 12.1 9.0-16.2 313 87.9 83.8-91.0
Non-Veteran 1,829 259 11.3 9.7-13.2 1,570 88.7 86.8-90.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,826 259 11.5 9.9-13.4 1,567 88.5 86.6-90.1
No 373 55 10.9 7.9-14.8 318 89.1 85.2-92.1

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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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