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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 15,271 521 4.4 3.9- 5.0 14,750 95.6 95.0-96.1
-Western NC 1,632 54 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,578 96.7 95.4-97.6
GENDER
Male 612 37 5.1 3.4- 7.7 575 94.9 92.3-96.6
Female 1,020 17 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,003 98.3 97.2-99.0
RACE
White 1,479 51 3.3 2.4- 4.7 1,428 96.7 95.3-97.6
African American 43 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 42 95.9 76.2-99.4
Other Minorities 101 2 3.2 0.5-17.2 99 96.8 82.8-99.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 62 97.5 84.5-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,563 53 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,510 96.6 95.3-97.6
AGE
18-24 51 2 4.0 1.0-14.7 49 96.0 85.3-99.0
25-34 166 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 162 98.7 96.3-99.5
35-44 241 11 4.2 2.1- 8.0 230 95.8 92.0-97.9
45-54 311 15 5.8 3.2-10.1 296 94.2 89.9-96.8
55-64 349 12 3.7 1.9- 7.0 337 96.3 93.0-98.1
65-74 287 9 2.4 1.1- 5.3 278 97.6 94.7-98.9
75+ 220 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 219 99.7 98.2- 100
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4 257 98.1 95.6-99.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 15 3.7 2.0- 6.7 490 96.3 93.3-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 408 15 3.9 2.0- 7.4 393 96.1 92.6-98.0
College Graduate 448 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 431 96.7 94.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 5 1.6 0.5- 4.8 213 98.4 95.2-99.5
$15,000- 24,999 303 11 4.9 2.3- 9.9 292 95.1 90.1-97.7
$25,000- 34,999 237 9 4.5 1.9-10.2 228 95.5 89.8-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 255 11 4.2 2.1- 8.3 244 95.8 91.7-97.9
$50,000-74,999 191 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0 186 98.1 95.0-99.3
$75,000+ 192 8 3.6 1.7- 7.4 184 96.4 92.6-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 661 23 4.1 2.5- 6.6 638 95.9 93.4-97.5
No 952 31 3.0 1.9- 4.7 921 97.0 95.3-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 12 5.1 2.7- 9.5 229 94.9 90.5-97.3
Non-Veteran 1,391 42 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,349 96.9 95.5-97.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^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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