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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 925 37 3.7 2.5- 5.5 87 8.8 6.9-11.2 67 6.9 5.2- 9.0 734 80.6 77.4-83.4
GENDER
Male 392 *** *** *** 35 8.7 6.1-12.3 31 6.8 4.6-10.1 312 81.0 76.3-85.1
Female 533 23 4.0 2.4- 6.5 52 8.9 6.4-12.4 36 6.9 4.7-10.0 422 80.1 75.7-83.9
RACE
White 841 33 3.7 2.4- 5.7 83 9.4 7.4-12.0 62 7.0 5.2- 9.2 663 79.9 76.5-82.9
Other minorities 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 218 *** *** *** 19 9.0 5.3-14.8 *** *** *** 183 83.4 76.7-88.4
55-64 205 *** *** *** 29 14.4 9.9-20.4 26 12.1 8.1-17.6 144 69.9 62.6-76.3
65-74 230 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 24 11.7 7.6-17.5 17 7.4 4.5-11.9 175 75.3 68.5-81.0
75+ 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 81.4 73.6-87.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 *** *** *** 17 15.5 9.1-25.2 *** *** *** 85 66.1 55.4-75.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 *** *** *** 29 8.7 5.9-12.7 29 9.2 6.1-13.5 200 78.0 72.1-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 244 *** *** *** 25 7.6 4.9-11.6 20 6.8 4.1-10.9 190 83.2 77.8-87.5
College Graduate 280 *** *** *** 16 5.4 3.2- 9.2 *** *** *** 253 91.9 87.9-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** 18 18.9 11.5-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 *** *** *** 27 14.9 9.9-21.9 17 9.2 5.3-15.4 125 72.2 64.1-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 95 *** *** *** 13 12.1 6.8-20.5 *** *** *** 75 84.0 75.2-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 87.5 78.3-93.1
$50,000+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 216 93.8 89.3-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 *** *** *** 17 11.8 7.0-19.3 *** *** *** 106 79.1 70.3-85.9
Non-Veteran 787 32 4.0 2.6- 6.1 70 8.4 6.3-10.9 57 6.8 5.1- 9.1 628 80.8 77.3-83.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 747 29 3.7 2.4- 5.8 73 9.1 6.9-11.7 58 7.5 5.6-10.0 587 79.7 76.1-82.9
No 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 147 84.8 77.9-89.9

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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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