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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Do you have serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,028 1,393 16.2 15.2-17.2 5,635 83.8 82.8-84.8
-Piedmont NC 3,852 689 14.2 13.0-15.4 3,163 85.8 84.6-87.0
GENDER
Male 1,659 233 11.4 9.9-13.1 1,426 88.6 86.9-90.1
Female 2,193 456 16.8 15.1-18.6 1,737 83.2 81.4-84.9
RACE
White 2,711 487 14.1 12.7-15.5 2,224 85.9 84.5-87.3
African American 781 167 17.7 15.0-20.9 614 82.3 79.1-85.0
Other minorities 309 31 7.4 4.9-11.1 278 92.6 88.9-95.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 27 8.5 5.6-12.7 276 91.5 87.3-94.4
Non-Hispanic 3,521 655 14.6 13.4-15.9 2,866 85.4 84.1-86.6
AGE
18-34 713 20 2.9 1.8- 4.7 693 97.1 95.3-98.2
35-54 1,166 150 13.7 11.6-16.1 1,016 86.3 83.9-88.4
55-64 743 172 22.9 19.7-26.5 571 77.1 73.5-80.3
65-74 681 162 22.7 19.4-26.3 519 77.3 73.7-80.6
75+ 491 177 34.2 29.6-39.1 314 65.8 60.9-70.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 140 25.3 21.1-29.9 322 74.7 70.1-78.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 976 229 18.1 15.6-20.8 747 81.9 79.2-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 979 178 12.8 10.8-15.1 801 87.2 84.9-89.2
College Graduate 1,419 139 6.4 5.2- 7.7 1,280 93.6 92.3-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 152 33.3 28.0-39.0 234 66.7 61.0-72.0
$15,000- 24,999 603 165 21.5 18.2-25.2 438 78.5 74.8-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 349 60 15.4 11.5-20.3 289 84.6 79.7-88.5
$35,000- 49,999 428 62 11.9 8.7-16.0 366 88.1 84.0-91.3
$50,000+ 1,323 94 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,229 94.4 92.9-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 971 539 51.6 47.8-55.5 432 48.4 44.5-52.2
No 2,861 142 4.1 3.3- 4.9 2,719 95.9 95.1-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 457 85 15.4 12.1-19.4 372 84.6 80.6-87.9
Non-Veteran 3,391 603 14.0 12.8-15.3 2,788 86.0 84.7-87.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,404 259 14.7 12.8-16.9 1,145 85.3 83.1-87.2
No 2,448 430 13.8 12.4-15.4 2,018 86.2 84.6-87.6

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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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