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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Has your disability lasted or is it expected to last 12 months or longer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,211 1,174 97.0 95.7-97.9 37 3.0 2.1- 4.3
-Western NC 180 174 96.4 91.9-98.5 6 3.6 1.5- 8.1
GENDER
Male 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who considered themselves to have a disabilty.

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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