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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Western NC 1,904 477 22.0 19.5-24.7 1,068 58.8 55.6-61.9 253 13.1 11.1-15.4 106 6.1 4.8- 7.7
GENDER
Male 737 191 22.3 18.2-27.0 395 56.5 51.4-61.4 110 15.4 12.1-19.3 41 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Female 1,167 286 21.7 18.8-24.9 673 60.9 57.0-64.6 143 11.1 8.9-13.8 65 6.3 4.6- 8.7
RACE
White 1,751 432 21.1 18.7-23.6 995 59.7 56.6-62.8 227 13.1 11.1-15.5 97 6.1 4.7- 7.8
African American 47 20 53.4 31.9-73.6 17 33.5 17.2-55.1 9 12.3 4.9-27.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8
Other Minorities 93 23 23.4 8.8-49.2 46 48.9 30.3-67.8 16 16.0 6.3-34.9 8 11.7 4.1-29.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 8 21.7 7.9-47.3 22 50.9 29.7-71.7 7 24.7 10.0-49.1 2 2.8 0.5-13.2
Non-Hispanic 1,862 467 22.0 19.4-24.7 1,045 59.1 55.9-62.2 246 12.8 10.8-15.0 104 6.2 4.8- 7.9
AGE
18-24 42 7 28.0 12.6-51.3 23 49.1 29.7-68.7 8 17.1 7.4-34.9 4 5.8 1.9-16.4
25-34 123 25 20.5 13.4-30.0 70 55.0 44.4-65.2 22 17.1 10.7-26.3 6 7.3 3.1-16.6
35-44 236 39 15.5 10.8-21.8 142 61.7 54.3-68.6 41 16.5 11.7-22.8 14 6.2 3.6-10.6
45-54 303 53 16.0 11.3-22.0 194 66.7 59.8-73.0 37 11.0 7.5-15.8 19 6.4 3.6-11.1
55-64 453 108 23.6 19.2-28.6 274 62.4 57.0-67.4 51 9.2 6.7-12.5 20 4.9 3.0- 7.7
65+ 728 244 32.0 28.2-36.1 353 51.1 46.8-55.3 89 10.7 8.5-13.5 42 6.2 4.3- 8.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 105 33.1 26.0-41.1 96 36.9 29.5-44.9 50 16.5 11.4-23.2 29 13.5 8.8-20.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 579 150 22.0 17.3-27.5 306 56.3 50.3-62.2 85 14.8 11.1-19.5 38 6.9 4.6-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 502 109 19.8 15.3-25.1 298 62.3 56.2-68.1 74 13.8 10.1-18.6 21 4.1 2.3- 7.2
College Graduate 539 113 18.7 14.8-23.2 365 69.2 63.9-74.1 44 8.9 6.1-12.7 17 3.2 1.7- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 91 29.0 22.4-36.6 88 38.5 30.7-46.9 57 20.2 14.5-27.5 23 12.3 7.3-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 359 110 27.9 21.9-34.8 175 50.3 42.9-57.6 47 14.2 9.2-21.2 27 7.7 4.9-11.8
$25,000- 34,999 234 58 29.1 20.6-39.4 135 53.6 44.4-62.5 32 12.2 8.0-18.1 9 5.1 2.1-11.6
$35,000- 49,999 252 51 17.7 12.5-24.5 165 66.1 57.8-73.5 27 12.1 7.6-18.7 9 4.2 1.6-10.3
$50,000-74,999 249 46 16.7 11.6-23.4 170 71.0 63.3-77.6 24 8.7 5.2-14.1 9 3.6 1.6- 8.1
$75,000+ 244 30 11.7 7.4-18.0 189 75.4 67.7-81.8 20 10.0 6.0-16.4 5 2.8 1.0- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 821 252 27.5 23.4-32.1 411 51.6 46.8-56.4 108 13.1 10.0-16.9 50 7.8 5.5-10.9
No 1,053 224 19.0 15.9-22.6 638 63.0 58.8-66.9 139 13.1 10.6-16.2 52 4.9 3.4- 7.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 73 25.1 18.7-32.8 150 59.5 51.6-67.0 32 10.7 6.9-16.3 14 4.7 2.5- 8.6
Non-Veteran 1,635 404 21.5 18.8-24.5 918 58.7 55.3-62.0 221 13.5 11.3-16.0 92 6.3 4.8- 8.1

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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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