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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,112 140 13.3 10.8-16.3 972 86.7 83.7-89.2
GENDER
Male 490 54 11.9 8.5-16.4 436 88.1 83.6-91.5
Female 622 86 14.6 11.1-19.0 536 85.4 81.0-88.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 960 120 13.0 10.4-16.2 840 87.0 83.8-89.6
Non-Hispanic Black 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 170 22 15.5 9.6-24.1 148 84.5 75.9-90.4
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 24 15.5 9.6-24.1 141 84.5 75.9-90.4
55-64 235 38 18.1 12.3-25.8 197 81.9 74.2-87.7
65-74 253 20 9.0 5.4-14.6 233 91.0 85.4-94.6
75+ 157 22 11.8 7.1-19.0 135 88.2 81.0-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 24 21.9 13.6-33.4 93 78.1 66.6-86.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 52 17.3 12.2-23.9 259 82.7 76.1-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 308 35 9.0 6.0-13.3 273 91.0 86.7-94.0
College Graduate 373 28 8.2 5.2-12.7 345 91.8 87.3-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 36 18.8 12.8-26.8 161 81.2 73.2-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 100 29.7 23.7-36.4 254 70.3 63.6-76.3
No 752 37 6.2 4.0- 9.4 715 93.8 90.6-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 18 10.7 6.3-17.6 139 89.3 82.4-93.7
Non-Veteran 953 122 13.7 10.9-17.1 831 86.3 82.9-89.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 31 13.8 9.2-20.2 230 86.2 79.8-90.8
Rural 851 109 13.1 10.3-16.7 742 86.9 83.3-89.7

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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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