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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 3,865 436 8.3 7.4- 9.3 3,429 91.7 90.7-92.6
GENDER
Male 1,661 153 7.6 6.4- 9.1 1,508 92.4 90.9-93.6
Female 2,204 283 9.0 7.8-10.3 1,921 91.0 89.7-92.2
RACE
White 2,718 312 8.3 7.3- 9.4 2,406 91.7 90.6-92.7
African American 786 111 10.9 8.8-13.4 675 89.1 86.6-91.2
Other minorities 311 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 304 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,533 429 9.0 8.1-10.1 3,104 91.0 89.9-91.9
AGE
18-34 713 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,169 80 6.8 5.4- 8.6 1,089 93.2 91.4-94.6
55-64 744 101 13.7 11.1-16.7 643 86.3 83.3-88.9
65-74 684 96 14.1 11.3-17.4 588 85.9 82.6-88.7
75+ 497 148 27.3 23.1-32.0 349 72.7 68.0-76.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 467 72 12.1 9.4-15.6 395 87.9 84.4-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 977 133 10.1 8.3-12.2 844 89.9 87.8-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 982 121 8.2 6.7-10.1 861 91.8 89.9-93.3
College Graduate 1,422 109 4.8 3.9- 6.0 1,313 95.2 94.0-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 91 18.9 14.9-23.6 294 81.1 76.4-85.1
$15,000- 24,999 606 93 11.7 9.3-14.6 513 88.3 85.4-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 353 35 7.0 4.8-10.1 318 93.0 89.9-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 428 40 6.8 4.5-10.0 388 93.2 90.0-95.5
No 2,874 *** *** *** 2,874 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 457 61 11.6 8.6-15.4 396 88.4 84.6-91.4
Non-Veteran 3,404 374 7.9 7.0- 8.9 3,030 92.1 91.1-93.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,409 146 8.1 6.7- 9.8 1,263 91.9 90.2-93.3
No 2,456 290 8.4 7.3- 9.6 2,166 91.6 90.4-92.7

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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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