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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,112 105 10.7 8.3-13.6 1,007 89.3 86.4-91.7
GENDER
Male 489 36 8.8 5.8-13.1 453 91.2 86.9-94.2
Female 623 69 12.3 8.9-16.8 554 87.7 83.2-91.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 960 95 10.8 8.3-13.9 865 89.2 86.1-91.7
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 22 20.3 12.4-31.5 143 79.7 68.5-87.6
55-64 235 26 10.2 6.2-16.3 209 89.8 83.7-93.8
65-74 253 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 159 24 17.4 11.1-26.2 135 82.6 73.8-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 38 12.1 8.1-17.6 273 87.9 82.4-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 308 26 6.2 4.0- 9.6 282 93.8 90.4-96.0
College Graduate 372 17 3.5 2.0- 6.1 355 96.5 93.9-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 29 15.6 9.5-24.5 167 84.4 75.5-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 114 15 13.3 7.6-22.3 99 86.7 77.7-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 86 28.5 22.2-35.8 269 71.5 64.2-77.8
No 752 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 954 96 11.4 8.7-14.7 858 88.6 85.3-91.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 16 8.3 4.6-14.6 245 91.7 85.4-95.4
Rural 851 89 11.5 8.7-15.1 762 88.5 84.9-91.3

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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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