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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
-Western NC 2,914 423 12.8 11.4-14.4 2,491 87.2 85.6-88.6
GENDER 2,914 423 12.8 11.4-14.4 2,491 87.2 85.6-88.6
Male 1,156 405 25.4 22.4-28.7 751 74.6 71.3-77.6
Female 1,758 18 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,740 98.9 98.1-99.3
RACE 2,904 421 12.8 11.3-14.4 2,483 87.2 85.6-88.7
White 2,693 400 13.0 11.5-14.7 2,293 87.0 85.3-88.5
African American 80 8 14.4 6.2-29.8 72 85.6 70.2-93.8
Other Minorities 131 13 8.6 4.0-17.3 118 91.4 82.7-96.0
HISPANIC 2,904 418 12.7 11.3-14.3 2,486 87.3 85.7-88.7
Hispanic 60 5 4.4 1.6-11.5 55 95.6 88.5-98.4
Non-Hispanic 2,844 413 13.1 11.6-14.8 2,431 86.9 85.2-88.4
AGE 2,899 421 12.8 11.3-14.4 2,478 87.2 85.6-88.7
18-24 75 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 73 98.7 94.4-99.7
25-34 226 9 5.0 2.2-11.2 217 95.0 88.8-97.8
35-44 372 22 6.4 3.9-10.4 350 93.6 89.6-96.1
45-54 525 47 10.2 7.3-14.0 478 89.8 86.0-92.7
55-64 695 106 18.7 15.4-22.6 589 81.3 77.4-84.6
65-74 561 114 21.5 17.7-25.8 447 78.5 74.2-82.3
75+ 445 121 33.7 28.4-39.4 324 66.3 60.6-71.6
EDUCATION 2,909 423 12.8 11.4-14.4 2,486 87.2 85.6-88.6
Less Than H.S. 450 40 5.4 3.6- 7.8 410 94.6 92.2-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 142 14.3 11.6-17.6 758 85.7 82.4-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 745 106 13.5 10.4-17.4 639 86.5 82.6-89.6
College Graduate 814 135 14.8 12.2-17.8 679 85.2 82.2-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 2,508 388 13.0 11.5-14.6 2,120 87.0 85.4-88.5
Less than $15,000 389 34 6.3 4.0- 9.8 355 93.7 90.2-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 513 75 12.0 9.0-16.0 438 88.0 84.0-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 343 57 15.0 11.2-19.9 286 85.0 80.1-88.8
$35,000- 49,999 434 68 14.4 10.7-19.1 366 85.6 80.9-89.3
$50,000-74,999 408 77 14.0 10.7-18.0 331 86.0 82.0-89.3
$75,000+ 421 77 15.3 11.8-19.6 344 84.7 80.4-88.2
DISABILITY STATUS 2,840 409 12.7 11.3-14.4 2,431 87.3 85.6-88.7
Yes 1,199 183 13.7 11.5-16.1 1,016 86.3 83.9-88.5
No 1,641 226 12.2 10.3-14.4 1,415 87.8 85.6-89.7

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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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