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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Western NC 2,858 592 25.1 22.8-27.4 2,266 74.9 72.6-77.2
GENDER
Male 1,134 462 44.2 40.2-48.4 672 55.8 51.6-59.8
Female 1,724 130 7.3 5.8- 9.2 1,594 92.7 90.8-94.2
RACE
White 2,640 546 25.7 23.3-28.2 2,094 74.3 71.8-76.7
African American 80 11 18.6 9.1-34.4 69 81.4 65.6-90.9
Other Minorities 128 30 18.5 10.6-30.4 98 81.5 69.6-89.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 11 14.1 5.8-30.5 49 85.9 69.5-94.2
Non-Hispanic 2,790 577 25.5 23.3-28.0 2,213 74.5 72.0-76.7
AGE
18-24 75 23 28.9 18.4-42.2 52 71.1 57.8-81.6
25-34 223 63 29.1 22.3-36.9 160 70.9 63.1-77.7
35-44 365 118 36.8 31.0-43.0 247 63.2 57.0-69.0
45-54 515 111 22.3 18.4-26.8 404 77.7 73.2-81.6
55-64 681 120 19.5 16.2-23.3 561 80.5 76.7-83.8
65-74 553 89 18.1 14.4-22.6 464 81.9 77.4-85.6
75+ 434 67 16.2 12.2-21.2 367 83.8 78.8-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 138 31.1 25.0-37.9 302 68.9 62.1-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 875 194 28.7 24.4-33.5 681 71.3 66.5-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 736 143 23.6 19.3-28.4 593 76.4 71.6-80.7
College Graduate 802 117 19.0 15.6-22.9 685 81.0 77.1-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 101 32.2 25.1-40.2 279 67.8 59.8-74.9
$15,000- 24,999 505 92 20.9 16.2-26.5 413 79.1 73.5-83.8
$25,000- 34,999 340 70 22.8 17.7-28.9 270 77.2 71.1-82.3
$35,000- 49,999 432 91 25.5 20.3-31.5 341 74.5 68.5-79.7
$50,000-74,999 398 90 29.2 23.4-35.8 308 70.8 64.2-76.6
$75,000+ 413 87 25.0 19.8-31.0 326 75.0 69.0-80.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,180 251 26.3 22.8-30.2 929 73.7 69.8-77.2
No 1,642 331 24.2 21.3-27.3 1,311 75.8 72.7-78.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 417 146 39.6 33.3-46.3 271 60.4 53.7-66.7
Non-Veteran 2,440 445 22.9 20.5-25.4 1,995 77.1 74.6-79.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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