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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Western NC 1,739 1,627 92.6 90.0-94.5 112 7.4 5.5-10.0
RACE
White 1,615 1,513 92.6 89.9-94.7 102 7.4 5.3-10.1
African American 50 48 97.6 90.2-99.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.8
Other Minorities 68 62 89.6 72.8-96.5 6 10.4 3.5-27.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 31 28 87.4 63.9-96.5 3 12.6 3.5-36.1
Non-Hispanic 1,703 1,596 92.7 90.1-94.7 107 7.3 5.3- 9.9
AGE
18-24 40 28 57.9 37.5-76.0 12 42.1 24.0-62.5
25-34 129 123 95.9 90.7-98.3 6 4.1 1.7- 9.3
35-44 213 209 98.8 96.6-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
45-54 293 286 98.3 96.3-99.2 7 1.7 0.8- 3.7
55-64 417 402 97.0 95.0-98.3 15 3.0 1.7- 5.0
65-74 347 322 91.0 84.7-94.8 25 9.0 5.2-15.3
75+ 293 252 86.9 81.5-90.9 41 13.1 9.1-18.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 213 78.2 66.5-86.6 41 21.8 13.4-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 511 470 90.1 84.2-93.9 41 9.9 6.1-15.8
Some Post-H.S. 490 470 95.9 92.6-97.8 20 4.1 2.2- 7.4
College Graduate 479 469 98.5 96.8-99.3 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 218 86.2 76.0-92.5 27 13.8 7.5-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 309 283 90.0 80.2-95.2 26 10.0 4.8-19.8
$25,000- 34,999 209 203 95.1 87.5-98.2 6 4.9 1.8-12.5
$35,000- 49,999 252 242 95.5 89.6-98.1 10 4.5 1.9-10.4
$50,000-74,999 216 212 98.2 94.7-99.4 4 1.8 0.6- 5.3
$75,000+ 207 205 99.6 98.2-99.9 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 733 683 94.0 91.3-95.8 50 6.0 4.2- 8.7
No 972 917 92.2 88.1-95.0 55 7.8 5.0-11.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 17 96.2 76.8-99.5 1 3.8 0.5-23.2
Non-Veteran 1,721 1,610 92.5 89.9-94.5 111 7.5 5.5-10.1

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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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