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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,365 295 4.2 3.6- 4.8 485 6.7 6.0- 7.4 480 6.7 6.0- 7.4 5,105 82.5 81.4-83.5
-Piedmont NC 3,458 163 4.0 3.3- 4.7 224 5.6 4.8- 6.5 235 5.8 5.0- 6.7 2,836 84.6 83.3-85.9
GENDER
Male 1,456 72 4.2 3.2- 5.5 93 5.8 4.6- 7.2 96 5.1 4.0- 6.4 1,195 84.9 82.8-86.8
Female 2,002 91 3.7 2.9- 4.7 131 5.4 4.4- 6.6 139 6.4 5.3- 7.8 1,641 84.4 82.5-86.1
RACE
White 2,440 109 3.9 3.1- 4.9 160 5.6 4.6- 6.7 149 5.3 4.4- 6.3 2,022 85.2 83.6-86.7
African American 700 46 5.1 3.6- 7.1 56 7.6 5.7-10.1 76 9.1 7.0-11.6 522 78.2 74.6-81.4
Other minorities 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 250 94.4 91.1-96.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 269 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,164 157 4.2 3.5- 5.1 223 6.1 5.3- 7.1 229 6.2 5.4- 7.2 2,555 83.4 81.9-84.8
AGE
18-34 554 *** *** *** 14 2.3 1.3- 4.0 *** *** *** 516 93.6 91.1-95.4
35-54 1,051 41 3.4 2.4- 4.7 46 4.7 3.5- 6.4 72 6.9 5.4- 8.8 892 85.0 82.5-87.2
55-64 692 32 4.1 2.8- 6.1 76 11.1 8.8-14.0 77 9.7 7.6-12.3 507 75.0 71.3-78.4
65-74 635 41 7.5 5.4-10.4 56 9.1 6.7-12.1 42 7.2 5.1-10.1 496 76.2 72.1-79.9
75+ 473 36 7.8 5.4-11.2 31 6.7 4.4-10.0 29 5.2 3.5- 7.7 377 80.3 75.8-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 423 35 7.6 5.2-11.0 35 8.5 5.9-12.2 53 10.2 7.5-13.8 300 73.6 68.5-78.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 886 52 4.8 3.5- 6.5 64 5.6 4.2- 7.4 85 8.5 6.7-10.7 685 81.1 78.1-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 884 45 3.4 2.4- 4.8 75 6.7 5.2- 8.6 57 4.8 3.6- 6.3 707 85.1 82.5-87.3
College Graduate 1,250 31 1.9 1.2- 2.8 50 2.7 2.0- 3.7 39 2.1 1.4- 3.0 1,130 93.4 91.8-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 345 30 8.5 5.6-12.7 39 9.5 6.7-13.4 92 24.1 19.3-29.7 184 57.8 51.6-63.9
$15,000- 24,999 556 32 4.5 3.0- 6.8 58 9.7 7.3-12.9 48 7.1 5.1- 9.8 418 78.6 74.5-82.2
$25,000- 34,999 316 *** *** *** 17 5.4 3.2- 8.9 22 6.8 4.4-10.6 263 84.5 79.6-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 380 *** *** *** 27 6.0 3.8- 9.5 *** *** *** 324 87.0 82.5-90.5
No 2,534 52 2.0 1.5- 2.8 38 1.1 0.8- 1.6 *** *** *** 2,429 96.3 95.4-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 403 30 7.1 4.7-10.5 34 8.1 5.6-11.7 39 8.9 6.1-12.7 300 75.9 70.8-80.5
Non-Veteran 3,052 133 3.6 2.9- 4.4 190 5.3 4.5- 6.2 196 5.4 4.6- 6.4 2,533 85.7 84.2-87.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,089 59 4.5 3.3- 6.0 72 6.2 4.8- 8.1 96 7.4 5.9- 9.3 862 81.9 79.2-84.4
No 2,369 104 3.7 3.0- 4.7 152 5.3 4.4- 6.4 139 5.1 4.2- 6.2 1,974 85.9 84.2-87.3

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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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