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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have serious difficulty concentrating,
remembering, or making decisions?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,548 752 11.6 10.7-12.5 5,796 88.4 87.5-89.3
-Eastern 2,148 274 13.4 11.8-15.3 1,874 86.6 84.7-88.2
GENDER
Male 911 110 11.8 9.5-14.5 801 88.2 85.5-90.5
Female 1,237 164 15.0 12.7-17.8 1,073 85.0 82.2-87.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,333 147 12.1 10.0-14.5 1,186 87.9 85.5-90.0
Non-Hispanic Black 549 88 15.4 12.2-19.1 461 84.6 80.9-87.8
Other 234 36 16.4 11.4-23.1 198 83.6 76.9-88.6
AGE
18-34 387 43 10.9 8.0-14.8 344 89.1 85.2-92.0
35-44 286 41 14.4 10.1-20.1 245 85.6 79.9-89.9
45-54 356 54 16.1 12.1-21.1 302 83.9 78.9-87.9
55-64 479 64 15.6 12.0-20.1 415 84.4 79.9-88.0
65-74 366 38 11.7 8.1-16.6 328 88.3 83.4-91.9
75+ 249 33 15.6 10.7-22.2 216 84.4 77.8-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 244 62 24.9 18.9-31.9 182 75.1 68.1-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 687 102 13.1 10.5-16.2 585 86.9 83.8-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 641 78 12.2 9.5-15.4 563 87.8 84.6-90.5
College Graduate 568 30 5.8 3.8- 8.7 538 94.2 91.3-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 60 29.3 22.4-37.3 162 70.7 62.7-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 390 67 16.5 12.7-21.2 323 83.5 78.8-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 182 24 15.2 9.4-23.7 158 84.8 76.3-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 236 20 7.5 4.6-12.0 216 92.5 88.0-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 275 19 8.0 4.7-13.5 256 92.0 86.5-95.3
$75,000+ 399 15 4.9 2.8- 8.5 384 95.1 91.5-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 193 32.4 28.1-37.0 467 67.6 63.0-71.9
No 1,480 80 6.0 4.7- 7.8 1,400 94.0 92.2-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 360 48 14.1 10.3-19.0 312 85.9 81.0-89.7
Non-Veteran 1,783 224 13.3 11.4-15.3 1,559 86.7 84.7-88.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 162 19 15.5 9.3-24.5 143 84.5 75.5-90.7
Regional City or Suburban 292 36 13.1 9.2-18.4 256 86.9 81.6-90.8
Rural 1,694 219 13.3 11.4-15.4 1,475 86.7 84.6-88.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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