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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,864 1,366 71.0 68.1-73.7 498 29.0 26.3-31.9
-Western NC 193 147 76.8 68.8-83.3 46 23.2 16.7-31.2
GENDER
Male 71 57 82.9 71.0-90.6 14 17.1 9.4-29.0
Female 122 90 71.6 60.3-80.7 32 28.4 19.3-39.7
RACE
White 170 128 76.5 67.9-83.3 42 23.5 16.7-32.1
African American 7 5 74.8 32.6-94.8 2 25.2 5.2-67.4
Other Minorities 16 14 82.3 46.0-96.2 2 17.7 3.8-54.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 91.7 48.7-99.2 1 8.3 0.8-51.3
Non-Hispanic 188 143 76.2 68.0-82.8 45 23.8 17.2-32.0
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 4 3 73.5 19.2-97.0 1 26.5 3.0-80.8
35-44 14 9 63.8 34.4-85.6 5 36.2 14.4-65.6
45-54 30 20 68.9 47.2-84.6 10 31.1 15.4-52.8
55-64 47 39 89.2 76.4-95.5 8 10.8 4.5-23.6
65-74 52 40 83.6 71.1-91.4 12 16.4 8.6-28.9
75+ 43 36 82.9 65.9-92.4 7 17.1 7.6-34.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 32 77.2 61.2-88.0 14 22.8 12.0-38.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 64 53 82.7 69.0-91.2 11 17.3 8.8-31.0
Some Post-H.S. 50 34 65.4 47.9-79.5 16 34.6 20.5-52.1
College Graduate 33 28 80.9 57.4-93.0 5 19.1 7.0-42.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 38 76.0 61.2-86.3 15 24.0 13.7-38.8
$15,000- 24,999 41 29 71.0 51.0-85.2 12 29.0 14.8-49.0
$25,000- 34,999 28 24 87.0 67.3-95.6 4 13.0 4.4-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 27 18 61.8 39.7-79.9 9 38.2 20.1-60.3
$50,000-74,999 12 11 89.7 52.8-98.6 1 10.3 1.4-47.2
$75,000+ 7 6 92.6 59.1-99.1 1 7.4 0.9-40.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 134 98 74.6 64.8-82.4 36 25.4 17.6-35.2
No 58 48 81.0 65.1-90.7 10 19.0 9.3-34.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 23 86.9 67.9-95.4 4 13.1 4.6-32.1
Non-Veteran 166 124 74.5 65.4-81.9 42 25.5 18.1-34.6

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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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