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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Doctor Worksite School Media Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,125 113 9.7 7.5-12.3 77 5.5 4.1- 7.2 13 1.6 0.9- 3.0 697 61.0 56.9-65.0 225 22.3 18.9-26.0
-Western NC 136 12 7.4 3.7-14.4 8 4.2 1.9- 9.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 84 57.5 46.0-68.3 30 29.5 19.4-42.1
GENDER
Male 50 3 4.7 1.4-14.7 2 2.5 0.6-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 35 64.0 44.9-79.6 10 28.8 14.2-49.6
Female 86 9 10.1 4.4-21.7 6 5.8 2.2-14.0 2 2.7 0.6-10.7 49 51.3 37.6-64.7 20 30.2 18.0-46.0
RACE
White 123 12 8.0 4.0-15.4 8 4.5 2.0- 9.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.1 73 55.3 43.5-66.6 28 30.6 20.0-43.9
African American 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 60.2 13.8-93.5 1 39.8 6.5-86.2
Other Minorities 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 94.6 65.3-99.4 1 5.4 0.6-34.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 134 12 7.5 3.7-14.5 8 4.2 1.9- 9.1 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 82 57.0 45.4-67.9 30 29.8 19.6-42.5
AGE
18-24 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 29.4 7.8-67.3 5 70.6 32.7-92.2
25-34 18 2 13.8 3.3-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-20.7 14 79.4 53.3-92.9 1 3.5 0.5-21.6
35-44 30 4 12.3 3.7-33.6 2 3.6 0.8-14.4 1 4.0 0.5-23.7 13 38.7 20.6-60.6 10 41.5 21.7-64.4
45-54 30 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.0 5.5-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 17 59.2 37.2-78.0 7 26.9 11.4-51.2
55-64 32 4 14.8 4.8-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 22 72.0 50.3-86.7 6 13.2 4.7-31.8
65-74 15 2 4.0 0.7-19.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 95.2 80.9-98.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8
75+ 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 25 3 5.2 0.9-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 56.7 28.3-81.4 6 38.1 14.6-68.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 3 6.1 1.8-18.8 4 5.6 1.9-15.4 0 0.0 . - . 36 62.4 44.4-77.6 9 25.9 12.5-46.0
Some Post-H.S. 38 4 10.5 3.3-29.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 2 5.2 1.2-19.7 20 46.1 27.0-66.4 11 37.7 19.1-60.7
College Graduate 21 2 9.4 1.8-36.4 3 14.3 4.1-39.1 0 0.0 . - . 12 66.3 40.9-84.8 4 10.1 3.0-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 20 2 5.3 1.1-22.7 1 2.7 0.4-17.4 0 0.0 . - . 14 82.8 60.5-93.8 3 9.3 2.2-31.3
$15,000- 24,999 28 5 10.1 3.2-28.1 1 3.3 0.5-20.6 0 0.0 . - . 14 50.0 27.4-72.6 8 36.6 16.6-62.6
$25,000- 34,999 21 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 2 7.2 1.3-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 10 43.0 20.6-68.8 8 49.4 24.4-74.7
$35,000- 49,999 26 2 13.8 3.6-41.0 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 16 55.1 32.8-75.4 7 27.9 12.7-50.7
$50,000-74,999 18 1 9.7 1.4-45.0 3 12.2 3.5-34.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 76.5 49.7-91.4 1 1.6 0.2-11.1
$75,000+ 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.2 3.1-45.6 10 85.8 54.4-96.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 58 6 7.8 2.7-20.2 3 4.9 1.4-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 34 58.7 41.1-74.4 15 28.7 14.8-48.2
No 76 6 7.4 2.9-17.7 5 3.9 1.4-10.3 2 2.3 0.5- 9.4 48 55.5 40.3-69.8 15 30.9 17.7-48.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 17 3 17.2 5.0-44.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 73.3 46.5-89.6 3 9.5 2.4-31.2
Non-Veteran 119 9 5.9 2.5-13.3 8 4.8 2.2-10.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5 73 55.1 42.7-66.9 27 32.6 21.3-46.3

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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