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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Physical Activity & Nutrition

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  Total
Respond.^
Water Coffee/tea sweet/unsweet Soda sweetened Diet soda Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,091 7,084 46.3 45.1-47.4 3,595 22.4 21.5-23.4 1,527 12.2 11.4-13.0 1,727 10.2 9.6-10.9 1,158 8.9 8.3- 9.7
-Western NC 1,611 764 46.3 43.0-49.7 424 26.1 23.2-29.2 134 10.9 8.5-13.7 170 9.2 7.6-11.0 119 7.5 5.9- 9.5
GENDER
Male 604 245 41.5 36.5-46.8 177 25.8 21.7-30.5 65 14.7 10.6-20.1 57 8.1 5.9-11.0 60 9.8 7.1-13.5
Female 1,007 519 50.7 46.5-54.9 247 26.4 22.5-30.6 69 7.3 5.4-10.0 113 10.2 8.1-12.6 59 5.4 4.0- 7.4
RACE
White 1,462 703 45.9 42.4-49.4 391 27.5 24.4-30.8 115 10.6 8.2-13.8 150 9.1 7.5-11.1 103 6.9 5.3- 8.9
African American 43 17 44.5 26.7-63.8 11 18.1 9.1-32.7 7 17.3 6.6-38.2 5 13.5 5.0-31.5 3 6.6 1.9-20.3
Other Minorities 97 42 54.3 40.9-67.0 17 9.5 4.6-18.4 11 11.8 5.7-22.9 15 8.7 4.2-17.3 12 15.7 8.1-28.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 33 58.8 43.4-72.7 11 13.7 6.4-26.9 5 10.0 3.8-23.6 3 4.4 1.1-16.9 8 13.1 5.9-26.5
Non-Hispanic 1,545 731 45.7 42.3-49.1 409 26.8 23.8-30.0 128 10.9 8.5-13.9 166 9.4 7.8-11.3 111 7.2 5.6- 9.2
AGE
18-24 50 20 34.9 21.5-51.0 11 24.5 12.2-43.2 13 27.9 15.3-45.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 5 11.4 4.5-25.9
25-34 165 76 45.7 36.5-55.1 33 18.9 12.8-27.0 24 18.4 11.6-27.9 20 10.0 6.1-15.9 12 7.1 3.6-13.3
35-44 239 110 45.8 38.4-53.4 66 28.5 22.1-35.8 23 9.3 5.8-14.5 24 10.7 6.7-16.7 16 5.7 3.1-10.3
45-54 309 152 50.6 43.6-57.6 69 23.3 17.7-29.9 25 8.6 5.1-14.3 46 12.4 8.7-17.6 17 5.0 2.9- 8.7
55-64 341 165 48.7 42.4-55.0 102 31.6 25.9-38.0 20 3.9 2.4- 6.3 36 9.6 6.7-13.7 18 6.2 3.5-10.6
65-74 285 138 50.0 43.2-56.9 71 26.7 20.9-33.5 24 5.6 3.4- 8.9 24 7.4 4.6-11.8 28 10.3 6.7-15.5
75+ 216 101 44.6 36.9-52.7 71 33.1 25.8-41.2 5 2.9 0.9- 8.9 17 8.0 4.7-13.3 22 11.4 7.2-17.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 104 37.1 28.8-46.3 64 22.7 16.5-30.4 40 23.9 15.3-35.3 22 5.6 3.2- 9.7 25 10.7 5.8-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 498 215 42.1 36.2-48.3 132 26.2 20.9-32.3 51 12.4 8.6-17.5 65 11.8 8.8-15.8 35 7.4 4.8-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 405 196 47.4 41.3-53.7 112 28.1 22.7-34.1 27 8.4 5.1-13.4 37 8.2 5.6-11.9 33 7.9 5.2-11.7
College Graduate 447 245 56.2 50.1-62.0 115 26.5 21.3-32.5 16 3.1 1.7- 5.4 46 9.1 6.4-12.9 25 5.1 3.2- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 94 40.4 31.6-49.8 54 19.8 14.0-27.2 22 18.1 9.8-30.8 26 10.0 6.4-15.5 21 11.8 6.8-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 300 139 45.3 37.6-53.3 69 21.2 15.8-27.8 29 16.5 10.5-24.8 34 9.8 6.3-15.0 29 7.2 4.3-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 235 99 42.2 33.8-51.0 72 31.3 23.2-40.8 26 13.5 8.4-20.8 22 6.8 4.1-10.9 16 6.2 3.3-11.5
$35,000- 49,999 251 122 51.7 43.7-59.6 71 26.5 20.4-33.7 14 4.4 2.3- 8.1 30 11.8 7.7-17.7 14 5.6 3.0-10.4
$50,000-74,999 190 96 49.9 41.3-58.4 41 24.3 17.4-32.9 13 5.5 2.7-10.7 24 12.2 7.8-18.7 16 8.1 4.8-13.4
$75,000+ 192 110 54.3 45.6-62.7 55 31.4 23.8-40.1 7 3.7 1.5- 8.7 16 8.5 4.7-15.0 4 2.2 0.6- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 654 298 44.2 39.0-49.5 164 22.8 19.0-27.1 61 12.9 8.6-19.0 78 12.1 9.2-15.6 53 8.0 5.8-11.0
No 949 462 47.4 43.1-51.7 259 27.9 24.1-32.1 72 9.8 7.3-13.0 91 7.7 5.9- 9.9 65 7.2 5.2- 9.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 94 38.2 31.1-45.9 77 35.7 28.5-43.6 24 10.0 5.7-17.0 18 6.4 3.7-10.8 26 9.6 6.2-14.7
Non-Veteran 1,372 670 47.6 43.9-51.3 347 24.6 21.5-28.0 110 11.0 8.4-14.2 152 9.6 7.9-11.7 93 7.2 5.5- 9.4

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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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