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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,015 632 7.7 7.0- 8.4 6,383 92.3 91.6-93.0
-Piedmont NC 3,845 289 6.1 5.3- 6.9 3,556 93.9 93.1-94.7
GENDER
Male 1,655 89 4.8 3.8- 6.0 1,566 95.2 94.0-96.2
Female 2,190 200 7.3 6.2- 8.6 1,990 92.7 91.4-93.8
RACE
White 2,706 197 5.6 4.7- 6.6 2,509 94.4 93.4-95.3
African American 779 76 8.5 6.6-11.0 703 91.5 89.0-93.4
Other minorities 310 15 4.5 2.6- 7.7 295 95.5 92.3-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 14 4.1 2.4- 7.0 289 95.9 93.0-97.6
Non-Hispanic 3,515 275 6.3 5.5- 7.2 3,240 93.7 92.8-94.5
AGE
18-34 711 20 2.6 1.7- 4.1 691 97.4 95.9-98.3
35-54 1,164 76 6.3 4.9- 8.0 1,088 93.7 92.0-95.1
55-64 741 67 8.0 6.1-10.3 674 92.0 89.7-93.9
65-74 682 52 7.3 5.4- 9.7 630 92.7 90.3-94.6
75+ 489 72 14.5 11.2-18.6 417 85.5 81.4-88.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 63 10.3 7.8-13.6 399 89.7 86.4-92.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 970 97 8.2 6.4-10.3 873 91.8 89.7-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 978 74 5.5 4.2- 7.1 904 94.5 92.9-95.8
College Graduate 1,418 54 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,364 97.4 96.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 87 18.0 14.1-22.7 298 82.0 77.3-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 601 58 8.3 6.2-11.1 543 91.7 88.9-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 349 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4 331 95.6 92.6-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 426 23 5.3 3.2- 8.7 403 94.7 91.3-96.8
$50,000+ 1,322 30 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,292 98.4 97.6-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 971 246 23.6 20.6-26.9 725 76.4 73.1-79.4
No 2,856 38 1.3 0.9- 1.9 2,818 98.7 98.1-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 454 32 7.1 4.8-10.3 422 92.9 89.7-95.2
Non-Veteran 3,387 256 5.9 5.1- 6.8 3,131 94.1 93.2-94.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,402 125 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,277 92.3 90.6-93.8
No 2,443 164 5.2 4.3- 6.2 2,279 94.8 93.8-95.7

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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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