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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,524 4,559 82.8 81.6-84.0 965 17.2 16.0-18.4
-Western NC 640 505 79.1 74.8-82.8 135 20.9 17.2-25.2
RACE
White 610 485 79.3 74.9-83.1 125 20.7 16.9-25.1
African American 13 11 90.4 66.7-97.8 2 9.6 2.2-33.3
Other Minorities 16 8 47.2 19.4-76.9 8 52.8 23.1-80.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 6 59.1 21.1-88.7 4 40.9 11.3-78.9
Non-Hispanic 629 498 79.5 75.2-83.2 131 20.5 16.8-24.8
AGE
50-54 108 81 74.3 61.1-84.2 27 25.7 15.8-38.9
55-64 216 172 80.4 73.0-86.2 44 19.6 13.8-27.0
65-74 171 145 85.8 78.4-90.9 26 14.2 9.1-21.6
75+ 145 107 74.0 64.6-81.6 38 26.0 18.4-35.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 73 55.8 43.7-67.3 45 44.2 32.7-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 210 169 80.2 72.8-86.0 41 19.8 14.0-27.2
Some Post-H.S. 152 128 88.3 81.6-92.8 24 11.7 7.2-18.4
College Graduate 157 133 86.0 78.2-91.3 24 14.0 8.7-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 66 67.4 56.0-77.0 34 32.6 23.0-44.0
$15,000- 24,999 140 108 74.7 64.6-82.6 32 25.3 17.4-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 91 69 76.0 62.4-85.8 22 24.0 14.2-37.6
$35,000- 49,999 78 67 88.5 77.3-94.5 11 11.5 5.5-22.7
$50,000-74,999 60 52 82.7 62.9-93.1 8 17.3 6.9-37.1
$75,000+ 56 51 90.4 77.6-96.2 5 9.6 3.8-22.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 305 238 80.2 74.4-85.0 67 19.8 15.0-25.6
No 323 259 79.1 72.6-84.3 64 20.9 15.7-27.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 11 9 88.3 59.9-97.4 2 11.7 2.6-40.1
Non-Veteran 629 496 78.9 74.6-82.7 133 21.1 17.3-25.4

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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.

** 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.

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

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