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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,526 8,692 77.2 76.0-78.5 2,834 22.8 21.5-24.0
-Western NC 1,883 1,387 76.5 73.9-79.0 496 23.5 21.0-26.1
GENDER
Male 732 560 78.5 74.2-82.3 172 21.5 17.7-25.8
Female 1,151 827 74.7 71.3-77.9 324 25.3 22.1-28.7
RACE
White 1,731 1,286 76.5 73.7-79.0 445 23.5 21.0-26.3
African American 47 29 70.2 50.7-84.3 18 29.8 15.7-49.3
Other Minorities 92 63 78.6 62.1-89.2 29 21.4 10.8-37.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 21 54.6 32.7-74.8 18 45.4 25.2-67.3
Non-Hispanic 1,841 1,363 77.2 74.6-79.7 478 22.8 20.3-25.4
AGE
18-24 41 31 79.8 63.1-90.1 10 20.2 9.9-36.9
25-34 123 87 75.3 65.4-83.1 36 24.7 16.9-34.6
35-44 233 181 76.7 69.6-82.6 52 23.3 17.4-30.4
45-54 302 231 81.2 75.6-85.7 71 18.8 14.3-24.4
55-64 450 335 75.9 71.0-80.1 115 24.1 19.9-29.0
65+ 716 509 72.7 68.7-76.4 207 27.3 23.6-31.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 199 72.9 65.5-79.2 82 27.1 20.8-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 416 77.9 73.0-82.2 151 22.1 17.8-27.0
Some Post-H.S. 497 363 73.5 67.8-78.5 134 26.5 21.5-32.2
College Graduate 534 405 79.4 74.6-83.6 129 20.6 16.4-25.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 161 63.9 55.6-71.5 95 36.1 28.5-44.4
$15,000- 24,999 356 268 71.7 64.0-78.3 88 28.3 21.7-36.0
$25,000- 34,999 230 163 76.3 68.7-82.5 67 23.7 17.5-31.3
$35,000- 49,999 250 188 78.8 71.5-84.5 62 21.2 15.5-28.5
$50,000-74,999 247 191 81.7 75.2-86.8 56 18.3 13.2-24.8
$75,000+ 242 192 79.6 72.3-85.4 50 20.4 14.6-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 805 563 75.1 71.0-78.7 242 24.9 21.3-29.0
No 1,045 797 77.4 73.8-80.7 248 22.6 19.3-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 268 194 72.4 64.9-78.9 74 27.6 21.1-35.1
Non-Veteran 1,615 1,193 77.1 74.3-79.8 422 22.9 20.2-25.7

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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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