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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,568 1,583 21.6 20.5-22.8 4,985 78.4 77.2-79.5
-Western 1,113 328 27.2 24.0-30.7 785 72.8 69.3-76.0
GENDER
Male 492 145 28.0 23.4-33.3 347 72.0 66.7-76.6
Female 621 183 26.4 22.1-31.3 438 73.6 68.7-77.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 958 292 28.3 24.7-32.1 666 71.7 67.9-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 111 24 18.3 11.1-28.6 87 81.7 71.4-88.9
AGE
18-34 169 20 11.7 7.0-18.8 149 88.3 81.2-93.0
35-44 120 21 17.1 10.3-27.1 99 82.9 72.9-89.7
45-54 166 44 26.7 18.5-36.7 122 73.3 63.3-81.5
55-64 236 88 40.7 32.9-48.9 148 59.3 51.1-67.1
65-74 254 88 36.7 29.2-44.9 166 63.3 55.1-70.8
75+ 157 65 43.3 34.1-53.0 92 56.7 47.0-65.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 98 27.1 21.5-33.6 213 72.9 66.4-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 309 89 23.3 18.4-29.0 220 76.7 71.0-81.6
College Graduate 371 89 21.5 17.0-26.8 282 78.5 73.2-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 198 83 42.5 33.7-51.8 115 57.5 48.2-66.3
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 40 20.2 13.6-28.8 108 79.8 71.2-86.4
$50,000- 74,999 148 25 11.6 7.0-18.6 123 88.4 81.4-93.0
$75,000+ 191 27 12.2 7.8-18.5 164 87.8 81.5-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 55 34.6 25.9-44.4 102 65.4 55.6-74.1
Non-Veteran 954 273 26.2 22.7-30.0 681 73.8 70.0-77.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 258 74 29.6 23.2-36.9 184 70.4 63.1-76.8
Rural 855 254 26.3 22.7-30.4 601 73.7 69.6-77.3

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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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