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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Environmental Policy (Asked January--March Only)

Do you believe that you would eat healthy foods and beverages more often
if they were more available in places where you eat out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,772 2,969 78.2 76.1-80.1 803 21.8 19.9-23.9
-Western NC 406 330 78.6 71.9-84.1 76 21.4 15.9-28.1
GENDER
Male 158 122 73.4 61.4-82.7 36 26.6 17.3-38.6
Female 248 208 83.5 77.4-88.2 40 16.5 11.8-22.6
RACE
White 368 296 77.5 70.4-83.4 72 22.5 16.6-29.6
African American 10 9 95.3 70.0-99.4 1 4.7 0.6-30.0
Other Minorities 26 23 87.8 64.6-96.6 3 12.2 3.4-35.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 15 88.4 57.8-97.7 2 11.6 2.3-42.2
Non-Hispanic 387 313 78.0 71.0-83.7 74 22.0 16.3-29.0
AGE
18-24 15 13 65.7 26.5-91.0 2 34.3 9.0-73.5
25-34 51 43 81.4 64.9-91.2 8 18.6 8.8-35.1
35-44 56 46 76.1 60.1-87.1 10 23.9 12.9-39.9
45-54 93 78 83.9 73.0-90.9 15 16.1 9.1-27.0
55-64 87 73 84.2 73.8-91.0 14 15.8 9.0-26.2
65-74 60 50 82.9 69.3-91.2 10 17.1 8.8-30.7
75+ 44 27 58.8 41.3-74.3 17 41.2 25.7-58.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 42 68.6 36.7-89.2 9 31.4 10.8-63.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 121 98 81.1 70.9-88.4 23 18.9 11.6-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 107 91 80.3 67.8-88.7 16 19.7 11.3-32.2
College Graduate 124 96 78.5 69.5-85.4 28 21.5 14.6-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 54 96.5 91.0-98.7 5 3.5 1.3- 9.0
$15,000- 24,999 68 53 77.1 61.6-87.6 15 22.9 12.4-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 56 49 89.5 78.4-95.3 7 10.5 4.7-21.6
$35,000- 49,999 60 43 72.7 58.3-83.5 17 27.3 16.5-41.7
$50,000-74,999 50 41 80.0 64.8-89.7 9 20.0 10.3-35.2
$75,000+ 67 54 75.9 60.0-86.9 13 24.1 13.1-40.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 156 130 79.6 63.6-89.7 26 20.4 10.3-36.4
No 246 197 78.1 71.0-83.9 49 21.9 16.1-29.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 51 79.7 66.7-88.5 14 20.3 11.5-33.3
Non-Veteran 341 279 78.4 70.7-84.5 62 21.6 15.5-29.3

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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.

** 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.

*** 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.

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