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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,287 257 7.6 6.6- 8.7 3,030 92.4 91.3-93.4
GENDER
Male 1,399 84 6.1 4.7- 7.8 1,315 93.9 92.2-95.3
Female 1,888 173 9.0 7.6-10.6 1,715 91.0 89.4-92.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,123 166 8.1 6.8- 9.6 1,957 91.9 90.4-93.2
Non-Hispanic Black 674 65 8.7 6.6-11.5 609 91.3 88.5-93.4
Other 443 20 3.1 1.9- 5.1 423 96.9 94.9-98.1
AGE
18-34 668 23 3.1 2.0- 4.8 645 96.9 95.2-98.0
35-44 506 25 5.1 3.2- 7.8 481 94.9 92.2-96.8
45-54 619 53 9.2 6.9-12.2 566 90.8 87.8-93.1
55-64 603 70 13.3 10.1-17.2 533 86.7 82.8-89.9
65-74 509 28 5.5 3.6- 8.2 481 94.5 91.8-96.4
75+ 334 54 18.7 13.8-24.8 280 81.3 75.2-86.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 61 17.4 13.2-22.6 277 82.6 77.4-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 816 82 8.9 7.0-11.2 734 91.1 88.8-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 859 78 7.1 5.5- 9.0 781 92.9 91.0-94.5
College Graduate 1,255 35 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,220 97.8 96.8-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 58 21.3 15.9-27.8 214 78.7 72.2-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 499 73 14.7 11.4-18.9 426 85.3 81.1-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 277 15 5.8 3.3-10.2 262 94.2 89.8-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 351 16 3.5 2.1- 5.8 335 96.5 94.2-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 388 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 828 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 742 232 32.9 29.0-37.0 510 67.1 63.0-71.0
No 2,534 23 0.9 0.5- 1.4 2,511 99.1 98.6-99.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 28 7.8 5.0-12.1 339 92.2 87.9-95.0
Non-Veteran 2,908 229 7.6 6.5- 8.8 2,679 92.4 91.2-93.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,764 117 6.5 5.3- 8.1 1,647 93.5 91.9-94.7
Regional City or Suburban 874 71 8.3 6.4-10.7 803 91.7 89.3-93.6
Rural 649 69 9.4 7.2-12.3 580 90.6 87.7-92.8

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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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