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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 2,647 207 7.6 6.3- 9.2 2,440 92.4 90.8-93.7
-Western NC 496 40 6.3 4.3- 9.0 456 93.7 91.0-95.7
GENDER
Male 188 15 7.2 3.9-13.0 173 92.8 87.0-96.1
Female 308 25 5.6 3.7- 8.5 283 94.4 91.5-96.3
RACE
White 448 37 5.9 4.2- 8.4 411 94.1 91.6-95.8
African American 20 1 14.0 2.1-55.6 19 86.0 44.4-97.9
Other Minorities 27 2 4.5 1.0-17.4 25 95.5 82.6-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 484 39 6.3 4.3- 9.1 445 93.7 90.9-95.7
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
35-44 34 0 0.0 . - . 34 100 . - .
45-54 84 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 80 97.7 93.5-99.2
55-64 135 15 12.6 6.7-22.5 120 87.4 77.5-93.3
65-74 118 8 7.3 3.5-14.4 110 92.7 85.6-96.5
75+ 104 13 9.3 5.2-16.1 91 90.7 83.9-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 94 11 12.0 5.6-24.0 83 88.0 76.0-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 180 13 5.0 2.8- 9.0 167 95.0 91.0-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 136 13 6.3 3.4-11.5 123 93.7 88.5-96.6
College Graduate 85 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 82 96.7 89.8-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 10 10.0 4.3-21.5 102 90.0 78.5-95.7
$15,000- 24,999 97 11 9.9 5.2-18.2 86 90.1 81.8-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 66 4 3.9 1.4-10.6 62 96.1 89.4-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 58 3 3.8 1.2-11.4 55 96.2 88.6-98.8
$50,000-74,999 54 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9 52 98.4 93.1-99.6
$75,000+ 43 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 42 99.7 97.9- 100
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 32 9.7 6.4-14.4 259 90.3 85.6-93.6
No 202 8 2.2 1.1- 4.6 194 97.8 95.4-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 7 7.8 3.5-16.3 80 92.2 83.7-96.5
Non-Veteran 409 33 6.0 3.9- 9.0 376 94.0 91.0-96.1

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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