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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,564 352 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,212 95.0 94.4-95.6
-Western 1,116 74 6.8 5.1- 9.2 1,042 93.2 90.8-94.9
GENDER
Male 491 31 6.5 4.1-10.2 460 93.5 89.8-95.9
Female 625 43 7.1 4.8-10.5 582 92.9 89.5-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 962 61 7.0 5.0- 9.6 901 93.0 90.4-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 254 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 16 14.1 7.6-24.4 102 85.9 75.6-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 29 9.0 5.5-14.2 285 91.0 85.8-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 308 19 4.3 2.6- 7.0 289 95.7 93.0-97.4
College Graduate 373 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 18 15.0 8.4-25.2 94 85.0 74.8-91.6
$15,000- 24,999 198 18 9.0 5.0-15.7 180 91.0 84.3-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 56 16.5 11.8-22.6 300 83.5 77.4-88.2
No 754 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 957 65 7.0 5.0- 9.6 892 93.0 90.4-95.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 855 59 7.0 5.0- 9.8 796 93.0 90.2-95.0

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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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