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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 15,510 460 4.0 3.5- 4.6 15,050 96.0 95.4-96.5
-Western NC 2,856 96 4.6 3.6- 5.9 2,760 95.4 94.1-96.4
GENDER
Male 1,133 79 8.5 6.5-11.1 1,054 91.5 88.9-93.5
Female 1,723 17 1.0 0.6- 1.6 1,706 99.0 98.4-99.4
RACE
White 2,639 83 4.4 3.3- 5.7 2,556 95.6 94.3-96.7
African American 80 7 11.7 5.2-24.5 73 88.3 75.5-94.8
Other Minorities 127 5 3.8 1.2-11.5 122 96.2 88.5-98.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 1 0.4 0.0- 2.6 59 99.6 97.4- 100
Non-Hispanic 2,788 95 4.8 3.7- 6.1 2,693 95.2 93.9-96.3
AGE
18-24 75 7 6.4 2.8-13.8 68 93.6 86.2-97.2
25-34 223 12 5.7 3.0-10.5 211 94.3 89.5-97.0
35-44 365 18 6.5 3.8-10.8 347 93.5 89.2-96.2
45-54 515 24 4.2 2.6- 6.8 491 95.8 93.2-97.4
55-64 681 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 667 97.2 95.0-98.4
65-74 552 15 3.9 2.0- 7.7 537 96.1 92.3-98.0
75+ 434 6 1.9 0.8- 4.3 428 98.1 95.7-99.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 14 5.8 3.2-10.5 425 94.2 89.5-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 875 35 4.9 3.2- 7.3 840 95.1 92.7-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 736 20 3.2 1.8- 5.9 716 96.8 94.1-98.2
College Graduate 801 27 4.7 3.0- 7.4 774 95.3 92.6-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 18 6.7 3.5-12.3 362 93.3 87.7-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 505 17 5.7 3.2-10.0 488 94.3 90.0-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 340 10 4.6 2.2- 9.4 330 95.4 90.6-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 432 6 2.2 0.9- 5.3 426 97.8 94.7-99.1
$50,000-74,999 398 15 4.8 2.6- 8.7 383 95.2 91.3-97.4
$75,000+ 413 19 4.4 2.6- 7.5 394 95.6 92.5-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,178 42 5.9 4.0- 8.7 1,136 94.1 91.3-96.0
No 1,642 51 3.7 2.7- 5.2 1,591 96.3 94.8-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 417 24 5.8 3.7- 9.0 393 94.2 91.0-96.3
Non-Veteran 2,438 72 4.4 3.3- 5.8 2,366 95.6 94.2-96.7

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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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