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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 15,276 2,615 20.0 19.1-21.0 12,661 80.0 79.0-80.9
-Western NC 1,632 320 24.2 21.3-27.5 1,312 75.8 72.5-78.7
GENDER
Male 612 249 44.2 38.9-49.6 363 55.8 50.4-61.1
Female 1,020 71 6.2 4.7- 8.2 949 93.8 91.8-95.3
RACE
White 1,479 295 25.1 22.0-28.6 1,184 74.9 71.4-78.0
African American 43 8 20.9 9.8-39.1 35 79.1 60.9-90.2
Other Minorities 101 16 14.8 7.6-26.7 85 85.2 73.3-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 5 9.5 3.8-21.9 58 90.5 78.1-96.2
Non-Hispanic 1,563 314 25.2 22.1-28.6 1,249 74.8 71.4-77.9
AGE
18-24 51 7 17.7 7.7-35.4 44 82.3 64.6-92.3
25-34 166 33 30.1 21.4-40.6 133 69.9 59.4-78.6
35-44 241 55 25.0 18.8-32.3 186 75.0 67.7-81.2
45-54 311 70 31.9 25.3-39.3 241 68.1 60.7-74.7
55-64 349 56 16.6 12.4-21.9 293 83.4 78.1-87.6
65-74 287 55 21.7 16.5-28.1 232 78.3 71.9-83.5
75+ 220 44 20.9 14.9-28.5 176 79.1 71.5-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 79 36.4 27.4-46.5 185 63.6 53.5-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 90 22.2 17.4-27.7 415 77.8 72.3-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 408 87 27.5 21.7-34.2 321 72.5 65.8-78.3
College Graduate 448 63 15.9 12.0-20.7 385 84.1 79.3-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 48 24.5 16.6-34.8 170 75.5 65.2-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 303 57 27.8 20.5-36.5 246 72.2 63.5-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 237 46 22.1 15.7-30.2 191 77.9 69.8-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 255 60 25.9 19.3-33.8 195 74.1 66.2-80.7
$50,000-74,999 191 35 25.8 18.4-34.8 156 74.2 65.2-81.6
$75,000+ 192 30 18.8 12.6-27.3 162 81.2 72.7-87.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 661 149 29.6 24.3-35.5 512 70.4 64.5-75.7
No 952 169 21.6 18.2-25.6 783 78.4 74.4-81.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 82 39.5 31.9-47.6 159 60.5 52.4-68.1
Non-Veteran 1,391 238 21.9 18.7-25.4 1,153 78.1 74.6-81.3

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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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