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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,548 1,258 16.5 15.5-17.6 5,290 83.5 82.4-84.5
-Eastern 2,144 486 19.0 17.2-20.9 1,658 81.0 79.1-82.8
GENDER
Male 911 152 13.6 11.3-16.2 759 86.4 83.8-88.7
Female 1,233 334 24.3 21.6-27.2 899 75.7 72.8-78.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,331 275 16.9 14.8-19.3 1,056 83.1 80.7-85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 547 164 25.8 21.8-30.3 383 74.2 69.7-78.2
Other 234 41 15.2 10.7-21.3 193 84.8 78.7-89.3
AGE
18-34 387 18 4.3 2.6- 7.2 369 95.7 92.8-97.4
35-44 286 38 11.6 8.0-16.5 248 88.4 83.5-92.0
45-54 357 91 25.3 20.5-30.8 266 74.7 69.2-79.5
55-64 477 133 29.3 24.7-34.4 344 70.7 65.6-75.3
65-74 365 112 32.0 26.6-38.0 253 68.0 62.0-73.4
75+ 247 90 38.9 31.6-46.8 157 61.1 53.2-68.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 101 31.8 25.6-38.8 141 68.2 61.2-74.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 686 174 19.3 16.3-22.6 512 80.7 77.4-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 640 138 16.9 13.9-20.3 502 83.1 79.7-86.1
College Graduate 568 71 10.5 8.0-13.5 497 89.5 86.5-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 99 37.6 30.4-45.5 121 62.4 54.5-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 389 120 26.1 21.4-31.4 269 73.9 68.6-78.6
$25,000- 34,999 181 47 22.2 15.7-30.5 134 77.8 69.5-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 235 36 13.4 9.0-19.4 199 86.6 80.6-91.0
$50,000- 74,999 275 34 9.1 6.1-13.4 241 90.9 86.6-93.9
$75,000+ 400 37 7.8 5.5-10.9 363 92.2 89.1-94.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 659 398 54.6 49.8-59.3 261 45.4 40.7-50.2
No 1,477 86 5.0 3.9- 6.4 1,391 95.0 93.6-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 359 72 18.2 14.1-23.2 287 81.8 76.8-85.9
Non-Veteran 1,780 412 19.1 17.1-21.2 1,368 80.9 78.8-82.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 162 27 10.8 7.0-16.2 135 89.2 83.8-93.0
Regional City or Suburban 292 59 16.7 12.6-21.8 233 83.3 78.2-87.4
Rural 1,690 400 20.2 18.1-22.5 1,290 79.8 77.5-81.9

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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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