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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

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by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescripti on drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-Western NC 2,686 662 26.7 24.3-29.2 2,024 73.3 70.8-75.7
GENDER
Male 1,077 237 23.7 20.4-27.4 840 76.3 72.6-79.6
Female 1,609 425 29.4 26.3-32.8 1,184 70.6 67.2-73.7
RACE
White 2,483 625 27.8 25.3-30.4 1,858 72.2 69.6-74.7
African American 75 16 25.4 14.4-40.8 59 74.6 59.2-85.6
Other Minorities 119 21 12.8 7.4-21.1 98 87.2 78.9-92.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 13 14.4 7.3-26.4 42 85.6 73.6-92.7
Non-Hispanic 2,625 648 27.3 24.9-29.8 1,977 72.7 70.2-75.1
AGE
18-24 70 23 33.9 21.4-49.1 47 66.1 50.9-78.6
25-34 217 62 26.7 20.4-34.1 155 73.3 65.9-79.6
35-44 347 89 28.8 23.1-35.1 258 71.2 64.9-76.9
45-54 487 118 24.6 20.2-29.6 369 75.4 70.4-79.8
55-64 647 151 25.4 21.5-29.7 496 74.6 70.3-78.5
65-74 512 127 25.9 21.6-30.7 385 74.1 69.3-78.4
75+ 397 91 23.9 19.2-29.3 306 76.1 70.7-80.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 89 22.4 17.0-28.9 315 77.6 71.1-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 811 181 24.7 20.5-29.3 630 75.3 70.7-79.5
Some Post-H.S. 695 185 28.3 24.0-33.1 510 71.7 66.9-76.0
College Graduate 771 206 29.8 25.5-34.6 565 70.2 65.4-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 69 21.0 15.0-28.6 282 79.0 71.4-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 485 109 22.4 17.7-27.8 376 77.6 72.2-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 324 79 27.0 21.2-33.6 245 73.0 66.4-78.8
$35,000- 49,999 399 104 26.0 20.2-32.8 295 74.0 67.2-79.8
$50,000-74,999 375 101 30.0 24.0-36.7 274 70.0 63.3-76.0
$75,000+ 397 110 30.4 24.4-37.1 287 69.6 62.9-75.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,107 244 23.5 20.0-27.3 863 76.5 72.7-80.0
No 1,556 413 28.5 25.4-31.8 1,143 71.5 68.2-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 399 91 24.3 19.3-30.2 308 75.7 69.8-80.7
Non-Veteran 2,286 571 27.0 24.5-29.8 1,715 73.0 70.2-75.5

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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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