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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 9,787 9,049 91.1 90.1-92.0 738 8.9 8.0- 9.9
-Western NC 1,032 958 90.3 86.1-93.4 74 9.7 6.6-13.9
RACE
White 942 885 91.3 86.7-94.4 57 8.7 5.6-13.3
African American 30 28 93.9 76.0-98.7 2 6.1 1.3-24.0
Other Minorities 56 42 71.4 52.0-85.2 14 28.6 14.8-48.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 23 72.7 48.8-88.2 7 27.3 11.8-51.2
Non-Hispanic 999 933 91.1 86.7-94.1 66 8.9 5.9-13.3
AGE
18-24 34 24 61.4 39.9-79.2 10 38.6 20.8-60.1
25-34 103 98 95.2 85.5-98.5 5 4.8 1.5-14.5
35-44 158 150 96.1 91.5-98.3 8 3.9 1.7- 8.5
45-54 194 185 94.7 88.7-97.6 9 5.3 2.4-11.3
55-64 217 208 95.8 89.5-98.4 9 4.2 1.6-10.5
65-74 172 160 95.0 90.0-97.5 12 5.0 2.5-10.0
75+ 147 126 88.3 81.8-92.6 21 11.7 7.4-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 141 91.8 85.0-95.7 18 8.2 4.3-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 323 291 85.7 75.2-92.2 32 14.3 7.8-24.8
Some Post-H.S. 275 262 92.6 86.3-96.1 13 7.4 3.9-13.7
College Graduate 269 259 93.6 85.8-97.2 10 6.4 2.8-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 136 88.7 80.7-93.7 19 11.3 6.3-19.3
$15,000- 24,999 205 191 90.7 81.6-95.5 14 9.3 4.5-18.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 135 85.7 68.1-94.4 12 14.3 5.6-31.9
$35,000- 49,999 154 149 94.7 84.4-98.4 5 5.3 1.6-15.6
$50,000-74,999 109 106 98.4 94.3-99.6 3 1.6 0.4- 5.7
$75,000+ 104 102 98.1 92.6-99.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 425 393 91.4 86.2-94.7 32 8.6 5.3-13.8
No 586 545 89.5 83.0-93.7 41 10.5 6.3-17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 20 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,012 938 90.2 85.9-93.3 74 9.8 6.7-14.1

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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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