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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,042 1,780 21.5 20.4-22.6 5,262 78.5 77.4-79.6
-Western NC 990 277 25.8 22.7-29.2 713 74.2 70.8-77.3
GENDER
Male 423 105 22.3 18.2-27.2 318 77.7 72.8-81.8
Female 567 172 28.9 24.4-33.8 395 71.1 66.2-75.6
RACE
White 895 258 27.0 23.6-30.7 637 73.0 69.3-76.4
Other minorities 83 15 11.0 6.2-18.9 68 89.0 81.1-93.8
AGE
18-34 122 14 13.0 7.6-21.2 108 87.0 78.8-92.4
35-54 236 48 21.8 15.7-29.3 188 78.2 70.7-84.3
55-64 218 84 38.4 31.6-45.8 134 61.6 54.2-68.4
65-74 239 75 32.3 25.9-39.5 164 67.7 60.5-74.1
75+ 165 55 33.0 25.5-41.5 110 67.0 58.5-74.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 86 23.9 19.1-29.4 203 76.1 70.6-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 258 76 24.9 19.6-31.1 182 75.1 68.9-80.4
College Graduate 304 71 20.7 16.3-26.0 233 79.3 74.0-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 187 66 31.6 24.6-39.5 121 68.4 60.5-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 99 27 18.7 12.3-27.4 72 81.3 72.6-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 144 31 26.0 17.1-37.5 113 74.0 62.5-82.9
$50,000+ 252 49 17.9 13.1-23.9 203 82.1 76.1-86.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 42 28.9 21.0-38.3 107 71.1 61.7-79.0
Non-Veteran 841 235 25.3 21.9-29.0 606 74.7 71.0-78.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 809 220 25.5 22.1-29.3 589 74.5 70.7-77.9
No 181 57 27.2 20.4-35.2 124 72.8 64.8-79.6

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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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