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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
-Buncombe County 366 67 18.7 14.6-23.7 123 34.8 29.5-40.5 105 27.8 23.0-33.2 50 14.1 10.4-18.9 21 4.6 2.8- 7.5
GENDER
Male 141 24 17.5 11.6-25.7 54 40.0 31.6-49.1 42 27.1 20.0-35.5 13 11.7 6.5-20.1 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6
Female 225 43 19.9 14.8-26.2 69 29.7 23.5-36.7 63 28.6 22.5-35.6 37 16.4 11.7-22.5 13 5.4 2.8-10.4
RACE
White 325 65 20.7 16.2-26.2 110 35.3 29.7-41.4 90 27.3 22.3-33.0 42 12.7 9.2-17.3 18 4.0 2.3- 6.8
Other 39 1 3.1 0.4-19.2 13 32.5 18.5-50.6 14 31.1 17.2-49.4 8 24.5 11.0-46.0 3 8.8 2.6-25.6
AGE
18-44 134 30 23.1 16.2-31.9 54 40.7 31.8-50.2 37 26.2 18.8-35.2 10 8.8 4.1-17.9 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9
45+ 232 37 15.7 11.1-21.8 69 30.7 24.4-37.8 68 28.9 22.9-35.8 40 17.8 12.9-24.0 18 6.9 4.0-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 7 5.9 2.6-12.7 41 30.0 22.1-39.3 47 36.8 28.0-46.7 25 20.5 13.2-30.4 11 6.8 3.4-13.1
Some College + 235 60 26.3 20.4-33.1 82 37.6 30.8-44.9 58 22.6 17.4-28.7 25 10.4 6.8-15.4 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 24 12.3 8.0-18.4 68 33.1 26.3-40.6 65 31.1 24.4-38.5 34 16.9 11.9-23.4 17 6.7 3.8-11.5
$50,000+ 89 29 32.1 22.6-43.4 37 43.8 33.0-55.2 19 20.8 13.2-31.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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