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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,845 396 9.9 8.8-11.0 3,449 90.1 89.0-91.2
GENDER
Male 1,656 140 8.4 7.0-10.2 1,516 91.6 89.8-93.0
Female 2,189 256 11.2 9.7-12.8 1,933 88.8 87.2-90.3
RACE
White 2,705 268 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,437 90.3 88.9-91.6
African American 779 89 11.0 8.6-13.9 690 89.0 86.1-91.4
Other minorities 311 36 9.0 6.2-12.9 275 91.0 87.1-93.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 26 10.1 6.8-14.9 277 89.9 85.1-93.2
Non-Hispanic 3,514 366 9.8 8.7-11.0 3,148 90.2 89.0-91.3
AGE
18-34 713 51 7.7 5.7-10.2 662 92.3 89.8-94.3
35-54 1,163 126 11.1 9.2-13.3 1,037 88.9 86.7-90.8
55-64 741 91 11.0 8.8-13.6 650 89.0 86.4-91.2
65-74 681 75 11.2 8.8-14.2 606 88.8 85.8-91.2
75+ 490 50 9.6 7.1-12.9 440 90.4 87.1-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 460 91 19.2 15.3-23.9 369 80.8 76.1-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 976 137 12.2 10.1-14.6 839 87.8 85.4-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 976 101 9.1 7.3-11.4 875 90.9 88.6-92.7
College Graduate 1,416 65 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,351 96.4 95.2-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 108 26.8 21.9-32.4 273 73.2 67.6-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 603 91 14.9 11.8-18.6 512 85.1 81.4-88.2
$25,000- 34,999 352 38 11.5 8.1-16.2 314 88.5 83.8-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 426 37 8.5 5.7-12.5 389 91.5 87.5-94.3
$50,000+ 1,321 50 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,271 96.4 95.0-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 969 262 28.9 25.5-32.5 707 71.1 67.5-74.5
No 2,857 128 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,729 95.3 94.2-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 455 52 12.5 9.3-16.7 403 87.5 83.3-90.7
Non-Veteran 3,386 344 9.5 8.4-10.8 3,042 90.5 89.2-91.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,405 162 10.7 8.9-12.8 1,243 89.3 87.2-91.1
No 2,440 234 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,206 90.6 89.1-91.9

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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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