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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 6,548 1,258 16.5 15.5-17.6 5,290 83.5 82.4-84.5
-Western 1,111 242 20.4 17.5-23.6 869 79.6 76.4-82.5
GENDER
Male 488 105 19.8 15.7-24.6 383 80.2 75.4-84.3
Female 623 137 20.9 16.9-25.5 486 79.1 74.5-83.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 958 216 21.4 18.2-25.0 742 78.6 75.0-81.8
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 109 17 12.2 6.9-20.7 92 87.8 79.3-93.1
AGE
18-34 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 36 24.7 16.5-35.1 129 75.3 64.9-83.5
55-64 237 76 33.9 26.7-41.9 161 66.1 58.1-73.3
65-74 251 62 28.7 21.6-37.0 189 71.3 63.0-78.4
75+ 158 50 32.6 24.4-42.1 108 67.4 57.9-75.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 75 22.2 17.0-28.3 236 77.8 71.7-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 308 64 16.6 12.6-21.6 244 83.4 78.4-87.4
College Graduate 371 57 12.1 9.0-16.0 314 87.9 84.0-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 61 31.0 22.9-40.4 136 69.0 59.6-77.1
$25,000- 34,999 112 29 27.8 19.1-38.6 83 72.2 61.4-80.9
$35,000- 49,999 148 24 11.3 6.9-18.0 124 88.7 82.0-93.1
$50,000- 74,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 16 6.7 3.8-11.6 175 93.3 88.4-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 213 60.5 53.6-67.1 140 39.5 32.9-46.4
No 753 28 3.2 1.9- 5.3 725 96.8 94.7-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 37 19.6 13.5-27.7 119 80.4 72.3-86.5
Non-Veteran 953 205 20.5 17.3-24.1 748 79.5 75.9-82.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 260 44 16.9 12.0-23.3 216 83.1 76.7-88.0
Rural 851 198 21.6 18.2-25.6 653 78.4 74.4-81.8

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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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