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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 2,720 1,205 45.1 42.1-48.0 1,515 54.9 52.0-57.9
-Western NC 552 220 40.8 35.0-46.8 332 59.2 53.2-65.0
GENDER
Male 251 86 33.1 25.6-41.6 165 66.9 58.4-74.4
Female 301 134 50.1 42.0-58.1 167 49.9 41.9-58.0
RACE
White 500 205 44.7 38.7-50.9 295 55.3 49.1-61.3
African American 18 6 36.5 14.6-65.9 12 63.5 34.1-85.4
Other Minorities 32 8 7.7 2.7-19.9 24 92.3 80.1-97.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 3.1 0.4-21.1 12 96.9 78.9-99.6
Non-Hispanic 539 219 43.7 38.0-49.7 320 56.3 50.3-62.0
AGE
18-24 23 9 40.6 20.1-64.9 14 59.4 35.1-79.9
25-34 71 31 42.1 28.7-56.7 40 57.9 43.3-71.3
35-44 92 43 45.6 33.9-57.8 49 54.4 42.2-66.1
45-54 152 59 40.1 31.0-50.0 93 59.9 50.0-69.0
55-64 122 44 38.2 28.5-49.0 78 61.8 51.0-71.5
65-74 73 28 31.5 19.8-46.2 45 68.5 53.8-80.2
75+ 19 6 35.7 12.7-68.1 13 64.3 31.9-87.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 39 34.0 23.0-47.0 71 66.0 53.0-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 69 31.1 22.9-40.6 137 68.9 59.4-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 155 75 57.5 46.6-67.7 80 42.5 32.3-53.4
College Graduate 80 37 48.8 34.3-63.4 43 51.2 36.6-65.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 131 47 37.7 27.0-49.8 84 62.3 50.2-73.0
$15,000- 24,999 131 47 30.6 20.7-42.7 84 69.4 57.3-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 64 29 47.6 33.0-62.6 35 52.4 37.4-67.0
$35,000- 49,999 78 29 37.6 24.7-52.4 49 62.4 47.6-75.3
$50,000-74,999 53 26 50.2 34.1-66.2 27 49.8 33.8-65.9
$75,000+ 45 25 56.1 36.5-74.0 20 43.9 26.0-63.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 267 98 37.0 29.6-45.2 169 63.0 54.8-70.4
No 280 122 44.0 35.7-52.7 158 56.0 47.3-64.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 30 50.8 34.2-67.2 41 49.2 32.8-65.8
Non-Veteran 481 190 39.3 33.3-45.7 291 60.7 54.3-66.7

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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