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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,026 1,944 23.2 22.1-24.4 5,082 76.8 75.6-77.9
-Western NC 989 309 28.3 25.1-31.8 680 71.7 68.2-74.9
GENDER
Male 422 117 24.6 20.2-29.5 305 75.4 70.5-79.8
Female 567 192 31.6 27.0-36.5 375 68.4 63.5-73.0
RACE
White 895 286 29.4 25.9-33.1 609 70.6 66.9-74.1
Other minorities 82 19 15.0 9.1-23.9 63 85.0 76.1-90.9
AGE
18-34 122 14 13.0 7.6-21.2 108 87.0 78.8-92.4
35-54 236 50 22.6 16.5-30.1 186 77.4 69.9-83.5
55-64 218 92 42.4 35.3-49.7 126 57.6 50.3-64.7
65-74 239 81 35.5 28.9-42.7 158 64.5 57.3-71.1
75+ 165 71 41.5 33.3-50.1 94 58.5 49.9-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 92 25.3 20.4-31.0 197 74.7 69.0-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 257 82 26.8 21.3-33.1 175 73.2 66.9-78.7
College Graduate 304 81 23.1 18.5-28.5 223 76.9 71.5-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 187 74 35.6 28.3-43.7 113 64.4 56.3-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 99 29 22.1 14.8-31.6 70 77.9 68.4-85.2
$35,000- 49,999 143 33 26.5 17.5-37.9 110 73.5 62.1-82.5
$50,000+ 252 56 19.9 14.9-26.0 196 80.1 74.0-85.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 46 31.3 23.2-40.8 103 68.7 59.2-76.8
Non-Veteran 840 263 27.8 24.3-31.6 577 72.2 68.4-75.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 808 248 28.1 24.5-31.9 560 71.9 68.1-75.5
No 181 61 29.4 22.4-37.6 120 70.6 62.4-77.6

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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