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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 9,830 7,598 65.6 64.2-67.1 2,232 34.4 32.9-35.8
-Western NC 1,032 805 66.2 61.5-70.6 227 33.8 29.4-38.5
RACE
White 943 751 67.3 62.4-71.9 192 32.7 28.1-37.6
African American 30 22 66.0 40.6-84.7 8 34.0 15.3-59.4
Other Minorities 55 29 45.0 27.4-64.0 26 55.0 36.0-72.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 16 48.2 26.8-70.3 14 51.8 29.7-73.2
Non-Hispanic 999 786 66.9 62.1-71.3 213 33.1 28.7-37.9
AGE
18-24 33 2 3.5 0.7-15.9 31 96.5 84.1-99.3
25-34 103 23 21.4 13.5-32.1 80 78.6 67.9-86.5
35-44 158 91 57.1 47.8-66.0 67 42.9 34.0-52.2
45-54 194 178 91.6 84.7-95.5 16 8.4 4.5-15.3
55-64 217 209 97.8 94.7-99.1 8 2.2 0.9- 5.3
65-74 172 161 94.9 89.7-97.5 11 5.1 2.5-10.3
75+ 148 135 91.5 84.9-95.4 13 8.5 4.6-15.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 124 73.4 62.8-81.9 35 26.6 18.1-37.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 323 253 60.1 51.0-68.6 70 39.9 31.4-49.0
Some Post-H.S. 274 215 69.3 61.0-76.6 59 30.7 23.4-39.0
College Graduate 270 208 67.3 58.8-74.8 62 32.7 25.2-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 112 65.4 54.4-75.0 43 34.6 25.0-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 205 161 70.5 61.1-78.4 44 29.5 21.6-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 147 114 58.2 44.9-70.5 33 41.8 29.5-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 154 112 55.8 44.7-66.4 42 44.2 33.6-55.3
$50,000-74,999 109 89 83.6 73.7-90.3 20 16.4 9.7-26.3
$75,000+ 104 89 80.2 68.7-88.2 15 19.8 11.8-31.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 425 355 77.6 71.3-82.8 70 22.4 17.2-28.7
No 586 434 60.8 54.7-66.6 152 39.2 33.4-45.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 17 85.5 60.3-95.8 3 14.5 4.2-39.7
Non-Veteran 1,012 788 65.9 61.1-70.3 224 34.1 29.7-38.9

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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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