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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,288 338 10.3 9.1-11.6 2,950 89.7 88.4-90.9
GENDER
Male 1,403 140 10.3 8.6-12.4 1,263 89.7 87.6-91.4
Female 1,885 198 10.3 8.8-11.9 1,687 89.7 88.1-91.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,124 205 9.7 8.3-11.3 1,919 90.3 88.7-91.7
Non-Hispanic Black 673 87 13.2 10.5-16.4 586 86.8 83.6-89.5
Other 441 41 8.4 6.0-11.7 400 91.6 88.3-94.0
AGE
18-34 669 68 9.7 7.5-12.4 601 90.3 87.6-92.5
35-44 508 46 8.8 6.4-12.0 462 91.2 88.0-93.6
45-54 619 69 11.7 9.0-14.9 550 88.3 85.1-91.0
55-64 599 72 12.2 9.4-15.8 527 87.8 84.2-90.6
65-74 510 44 8.3 6.0-11.3 466 91.7 88.7-94.0
75+ 334 38 13.5 9.3-19.3 296 86.5 80.7-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 335 65 18.5 14.2-23.7 270 81.5 76.3-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 816 105 12.3 9.9-15.1 711 87.7 84.9-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 858 98 10.1 8.1-12.5 760 89.9 87.5-91.9
College Graduate 1,259 68 4.8 3.7- 6.2 1,191 95.2 93.8-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 67 25.9 20.0-32.7 202 74.1 67.3-80.0
$15,000- 24,999 498 79 13.9 10.8-17.8 419 86.1 82.2-89.2
$25,000- 34,999 278 22 8.3 5.1-13.1 256 91.7 86.9-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 352 30 9.2 6.2-13.3 322 90.8 86.7-93.8
$50,000- 74,999 388 23 4.9 3.1- 7.6 365 95.1 92.4-96.9
$75,000+ 829 31 3.7 2.5- 5.4 798 96.3 94.6-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 738 220 30.7 26.9-34.8 518 69.3 65.2-73.1
No 2,538 114 4.8 3.9- 5.9 2,424 95.2 94.1-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 45 12.9 9.3-17.7 322 87.1 82.3-90.7
Non-Veteran 2,909 293 10.0 8.8-11.4 2,616 90.0 88.6-91.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,767 166 9.5 8.0-11.3 1,601 90.5 88.7-92.0
Regional City or Suburban 870 101 12.6 10.2-15.5 769 87.4 84.5-89.8
Rural 651 71 9.3 7.1-12.0 580 90.7 88.0-92.9

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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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