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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,534 581 8.3 7.6- 9.2 5,953 91.7 90.8-92.4
-Eastern 2,135 219 8.9 7.6-10.3 1,916 91.1 89.7-92.4
GENDER
Male 906 59 5.4 4.0- 7.2 847 94.6 92.8-96.0
Female 1,229 160 12.2 10.2-14.5 1,069 87.8 85.5-89.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,325 120 8.0 6.5- 9.8 1,205 92.0 90.2-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 545 83 13.3 10.4-16.8 462 86.7 83.2-89.6
Other 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 385 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 285 20 7.2 4.4-11.5 265 92.8 88.5-95.6
45-54 356 45 13.0 9.4-17.7 311 87.0 82.3-90.6
55-64 476 61 13.3 10.0-17.4 415 86.7 82.6-90.0
65-74 361 37 9.8 6.8-14.1 324 90.2 85.9-93.2
75+ 247 46 21.5 15.6-28.9 201 78.5 71.1-84.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 241 51 16.4 11.8-22.3 190 83.6 77.7-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 676 78 9.2 7.2-11.7 598 90.8 88.3-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 641 55 6.9 5.1- 9.2 586 93.1 90.8-94.9
College Graduate 569 34 5.4 3.6- 8.1 535 94.6 91.9-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 54 22.8 16.9-30.0 166 77.2 70.0-83.1
$15,000- 24,999 388 54 13.6 10.1-18.0 334 86.4 82.0-89.9
$25,000- 34,999 181 17 7.5 4.2-13.1 164 92.5 86.9-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 236 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 221 96.1 93.1-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 398 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 197 28.8 24.8-33.1 458 71.2 66.9-75.2
No 1,472 22 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,450 98.8 98.1-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 358 31 7.8 5.1-11.6 327 92.2 88.4-94.9
Non-Veteran 1,772 187 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,585 90.9 89.3-92.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 160 16 8.0 4.7-13.3 144 92.0 86.7-95.3
Regional City or Suburban 289 24 8.5 5.3-13.1 265 91.5 86.9-94.7
Rural 1,686 179 9.0 7.6-10.7 1,507 91.0 89.3-92.4

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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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