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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,582 756 9.8 9.0-10.7 5,826 90.2 89.3-91.0
-Eastern 2,159 293 11.2 9.8-12.8 1,866 88.8 87.2-90.2
GENDER
Male 915 95 8.1 6.4-10.2 820 91.9 89.8-93.6
Female 1,244 198 14.2 12.1-16.7 1,046 85.8 83.3-87.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,337 157 8.6 7.2-10.3 1,180 91.4 89.7-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 555 109 18.0 14.5-22.2 446 82.0 77.8-85.5
Other 235 24 9.8 6.1-15.3 211 90.2 84.7-93.9
AGE
18-34 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 288 21 8.2 5.0-13.3 267 91.8 86.7-95.0
45-54 359 53 15.2 11.4-20.0 306 84.8 80.0-88.6
55-64 480 70 14.2 11.0-18.2 410 85.8 81.8-89.0
65-74 366 60 17.0 12.9-22.2 306 83.0 77.8-87.1
75+ 251 76 30.6 24.0-38.2 175 69.4 61.8-76.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 59 19.0 14.2-25.0 187 81.0 75.0-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 691 100 11.8 9.4-14.7 591 88.2 85.3-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 643 87 9.5 7.4-12.1 556 90.5 87.9-92.6
College Graduate 571 47 6.6 4.6- 9.2 524 93.4 90.8-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 58 22.7 17.0-29.7 165 77.3 70.3-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 392 67 16.2 12.3-21.2 325 83.8 78.8-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 184 26 11.4 7.0-17.9 158 88.6 82.1-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 237 23 7.7 4.8-12.1 214 92.3 87.9-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 275 18 4.8 2.7- 8.2 257 95.2 91.8-97.3
$75,000+ 400 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 380 95.9 93.1-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 361 56 13.8 10.1-18.5 305 86.2 81.5-89.9
Non-Veteran 1,793 237 10.7 9.2-12.4 1,556 89.3 87.6-90.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 163 21 9.1 5.5-14.5 142 90.9 85.5-94.5
Regional City or Suburban 293 39 10.8 7.6-15.2 254 89.2 84.8-92.4
Rural 1,703 233 11.5 9.9-13.3 1,470 88.5 86.7-90.1

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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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