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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,556 1,764 24.2 23.0-25.4 4,792 75.8 74.6-77.0
-Western 1,113 356 30.0 26.6-33.6 757 70.0 66.4-73.4
GENDER
Male 492 158 30.7 25.8-36.1 334 69.3 63.9-74.2
Female 621 198 29.3 24.7-34.3 423 70.7 65.7-75.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 958 313 30.9 27.2-34.8 645 69.1 65.2-72.8
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 111 27 20.6 12.9-31.1 84 79.4 68.9-87.1
AGE
18-34 169 20 11.7 7.0-18.8 149 88.3 81.2-93.0
35-44 120 22 18.0 11.0-28.1 98 82.0 71.9-89.0
45-54 166 47 29.8 21.1-40.2 119 70.2 59.8-78.9
55-64 236 93 43.3 35.4-51.4 143 56.7 48.6-64.6
65-74 254 96 42.0 34.2-50.2 158 58.0 49.8-65.8
75+ 157 76 51.2 41.6-60.7 81 48.8 39.3-58.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 105 30.3 24.3-37.0 206 69.7 63.0-75.7
Some Post-H.S. 309 96 24.6 19.6-30.4 213 75.4 69.6-80.4
College Graduate 371 96 23.3 18.6-28.8 275 76.7 71.2-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 198 89 45.0 36.1-54.3 109 55.0 45.7-63.9
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 46 24.4 17.0-33.8 102 75.6 66.2-83.0
$50,000- 74,999 148 26 12.3 7.5-19.4 122 87.7 80.6-92.5
$75,000+ 191 29 13.3 8.6-19.8 162 86.7 80.2-91.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 356 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 757 *** *** *** 757 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 59 36.6 27.7-46.4 98 63.4 53.6-72.3
Non-Veteran 954 297 29.0 25.4-33.0 657 71.0 67.0-74.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 258 80 31.8 25.3-39.1 178 68.2 60.9-74.7
Rural 855 276 29.3 25.4-33.5 579 70.7 66.5-74.6

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*Disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to the need for special equipment and/or having an activity limitation due to physical, mental, or emotional problems.

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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