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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-Western NC 2,790 1,339 42.6 40.0-45.2 179 8.4 7.0-10.1 57 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,215 46.3 43.7-48.9
GENDER
Male 1,110 441 34.2 30.4-38.3 64 7.3 5.3- 9.8 24 3.5 2.0- 5.9 581 55.1 50.8-59.2
Female 1,680 898 50.3 47.0-53.6 115 9.5 7.6-11.8 33 2.0 1.3- 3.0 634 38.2 35.1-41.4
RACE
White 2,583 1,262 44.4 41.8-47.1 165 8.5 7.0-10.2 55 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,101 44.4 41.7-47.0
African American 76 30 25.1 16.0-37.0 6 14.8 6.1-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 40 60.1 45.4-73.3
Other Minorities 122 45 24.8 16.4-35.6 5 3.9 1.0-14.2 1 3.5 0.5-21.0 71 67.8 54.9-78.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 18 16.3 8.9-27.7 2 3.7 0.7-17.1 3 6.3 1.3-25.5 37 73.8 57.6-85.4
Non-Hispanic 2,724 1,317 43.7 41.2-46.4 177 8.7 7.2-10.4 54 2.6 1.8- 3.7 1,176 45.0 42.5-47.6
AGE
18-24 73 22 36.8 22.9-53.3 8 11.8 5.5-23.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 40 49.0 34.8-63.4
25-34 218 73 33.4 26.3-41.3 27 11.5 7.7-16.9 8 4.2 1.8- 9.5 110 50.9 42.9-58.9
35-44 356 98 25.7 20.8-31.2 39 12.2 8.6-17.0 8 3.6 1.5- 8.4 211 58.6 52.3-64.6
45-54 510 227 43.3 38.3-48.5 39 9.1 6.3-13.2 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 226 44.1 39.0-49.2
55-64 667 342 51.9 47.5-56.3 31 4.8 3.2- 7.0 12 1.6 0.9- 2.9 282 41.7 37.5-46.1
65-74 542 330 58.1 53.0-63.1 16 2.9 1.7- 5.0 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2 189 37.3 32.5-42.5
75+ 413 242 58.9 53.1-64.5 16 4.2 2.3- 7.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 154 36.7 31.3-42.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 420 162 31.1 25.1-37.8 18 5.1 2.5-10.0 9 3.3 1.3- 8.4 231 60.4 53.1-67.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 857 391 40.2 35.3-45.3 47 7.8 5.4-11.2 9 1.2 0.5- 2.6 410 50.8 45.8-55.8
Some Post-H.S. 722 359 43.7 38.9-48.6 51 9.3 6.6-12.8 17 2.8 1.4- 5.6 295 44.2 39.3-49.2
College Graduate 786 426 50.6 46.0-55.1 62 10.1 7.6-13.3 22 4.0 2.3- 6.9 276 35.3 31.1-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 370 154 31.2 25.4-37.8 21 6.8 3.4-13.1 12 6.0 2.5-13.6 183 56.0 48.4-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 496 234 38.8 32.7-45.3 24 6.0 3.5-10.0 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4 234 54.3 47.6-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 335 172 46.5 40.1-53.1 18 5.8 3.3- 9.9 6 2.2 0.9- 5.0 139 45.5 38.9-52.2
$35,000- 49,999 417 203 45.0 38.5-51.6 26 10.0 6.2-16.0 10 2.5 1.2- 5.3 178 42.5 36.2-49.0
$50,000-74,999 390 187 43.6 37.3-50.1 34 11.0 7.6-15.5 12 3.0 1.5- 5.7 157 42.5 36.1-49.1
$75,000+ 406 195 43.8 36.9-51.0 35 10.8 7.4-15.5 10 3.7 1.5- 8.6 166 41.7 35.3-48.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,145 562 43.5 39.7-47.4 60 6.7 4.8- 9.3 25 3.2 1.9- 5.4 498 46.5 42.7-50.4
No 1,620 770 42.3 38.8-45.8 115 9.3 7.4-11.5 32 2.5 1.5- 4.0 703 46.0 42.5-49.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 408 202 47.8 41.5-54.2 18 6.9 3.7-12.5 7 2.2 0.9- 5.2 181 43.1 37.1-49.4
Non-Veteran 2,381 1,137 41.8 39.0-44.6 161 8.6 7.1-10.4 50 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,033 46.8 43.9-49.7

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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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