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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Western NC 1,748 1,425 67.5 64.0-70.9 323 32.5 29.1-36.0
RACE
White 1,624 1,335 67.9 64.2-71.4 289 32.1 28.6-35.8
African American 50 44 88.4 75.7-94.9 6 11.6 5.1-24.3
Other Minorities 68 42 42.9 28.6-58.4 26 57.1 41.6-71.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 14 26.4 13.8-44.4 17 73.6 55.6-86.2
Non-Hispanic 1,712 1,406 68.5 64.9-71.9 306 31.5 28.1-35.1
AGE
18-24 40 6 8.2 3.4-18.6 34 91.8 81.4-96.6
25-34 129 22 16.5 10.5-25.0 107 83.5 75.0-89.5
35-44 213 120 57.5 49.8-64.9 93 42.5 35.1-50.2
45-54 293 262 90.0 85.3-93.3 31 10.0 6.7-14.7
55-64 419 403 96.5 94.1-98.0 16 3.5 2.0- 5.9
65-74 350 334 94.1 87.8-97.3 16 5.9 2.7-12.2
75+ 298 273 93.2 89.6-95.6 25 6.8 4.4-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 210 66.0 55.1-75.5 48 34.0 24.5-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 516 421 68.6 62.0-74.5 95 31.4 25.5-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 490 394 66.3 60.1-72.0 96 33.7 28.0-39.9
College Graduate 479 396 68.4 61.3-74.7 83 31.6 25.3-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 205 67.1 56.5-76.2 43 32.9 23.8-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 310 252 68.7 59.5-76.7 58 31.3 23.3-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 210 168 66.5 57.0-74.7 42 33.5 25.3-43.0
$35,000- 49,999 252 204 62.7 52.9-71.5 48 37.3 28.5-47.1
$50,000-74,999 216 175 68.8 59.6-76.8 41 31.2 23.2-40.4
$75,000+ 207 174 71.9 61.9-80.1 33 28.1 19.9-38.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 738 636 76.6 70.9-81.5 102 23.4 18.5-29.1
No 975 761 61.8 57.2-66.2 214 38.2 33.8-42.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 16 89.9 66.0-97.6 2 10.1 2.4-34.0
Non-Veteran 1,730 1,409 67.3 63.7-70.7 321 32.7 29.3-36.3

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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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