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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,293 530 14.6 13.2-16.0 2,763 85.4 84.0-86.8
GENDER
Male 1,404 170 11.8 9.9-13.9 1,234 88.2 86.1-90.1
Female 1,889 360 17.1 15.3-19.1 1,529 82.9 80.9-84.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,127 336 14.8 13.1-16.6 1,791 85.2 83.4-86.9
Non-Hispanic Black 675 142 17.6 14.6-21.0 533 82.4 79.0-85.4
Other 443 46 9.1 6.6-12.4 397 90.9 87.6-93.4
AGE
18-34 671 18 3.1 1.8- 5.1 653 96.9 94.9-98.2
35-44 509 40 8.0 5.7-11.0 469 92.0 89.0-94.3
45-54 619 96 16.8 13.7-20.5 523 83.2 79.5-86.3
55-64 602 149 25.1 21.2-29.5 453 74.9 70.5-78.8
65-74 507 121 25.8 21.3-31.0 386 74.2 69.0-78.7
75+ 336 101 32.2 26.4-38.6 235 67.8 61.4-73.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 102 29.3 24.0-35.3 236 70.7 64.7-76.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 818 178 17.0 14.5-19.9 640 83.0 80.1-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 861 169 15.0 12.7-17.7 692 85.0 82.3-87.3
College Graduate 1,256 80 4.8 3.7- 6.1 1,176 95.2 93.9-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 106 38.1 31.4-45.2 165 61.9 54.8-68.6
$15,000- 24,999 500 143 26.4 22.1-31.1 357 73.6 68.9-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 277 44 16.0 11.2-22.1 233 84.0 77.9-88.8
$35,000- 49,999 351 43 9.8 7.0-13.6 308 90.2 86.4-93.0
$50,000- 74,999 389 38 8.7 6.0-12.3 351 91.3 87.7-94.0
$75,000+ 828 50 4.5 3.3- 6.1 778 95.5 93.9-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 741 426 56.8 52.6-61.0 315 43.2 39.0-47.4
No 2,540 101 3.3 2.7- 4.1 2,439 96.7 95.9-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 67 16.9 12.8-22.0 300 83.1 78.0-87.2
Non-Veteran 2,914 463 14.3 13.0-15.9 2,451 85.7 84.1-87.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,767 235 12.3 10.6-14.1 1,532 87.7 85.9-89.4
Regional City or Suburban 874 170 17.4 14.7-20.4 704 82.6 79.6-85.3
Rural 652 125 16.8 13.7-20.5 527 83.2 79.5-86.3

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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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