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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%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
-Western NC 1,903 438 21.5 19.0-24.3 695 39.6 36.6-42.7 65 4.9 3.5- 6.9 563 27.2 24.5-30.1 142 6.7 5.3- 8.3
GENDER
Male 736 170 19.8 16.1-24.1 294 40.8 36.0-45.7 26 4.6 2.6- 8.0 204 28.9 24.3-33.9 42 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Female 1,167 268 23.1 19.8-26.7 401 38.6 34.8-42.5 39 5.3 3.5- 7.9 359 25.7 22.7-29.1 100 7.3 5.6- 9.4
RACE
White 1,751 406 21.2 18.7-23.9 650 40.2 37.1-43.3 57 4.1 3.0- 5.8 504 27.4 24.6-30.5 134 7.0 5.6- 8.8
African American 47 22 35.8 19.6-56.1 8 10.5 3.8-25.8 3 26.4 8.1-59.3 12 25.9 12.1-47.2 2 1.4 0.3- 6.3
Other Minorities 92 6 15.4 3.4-48.4 31 44.7 26.8-64.2 5 7.6 2.5-21.1 44 28.0 14.7-46.6 6 4.3 0.9-18.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 7 18.0 6.2-42.1 16 46.0 25.6-67.9 1 4.5 0.6-26.2 13 30.0 13.2-54.7 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
Non-Hispanic 1,862 431 21.7 19.2-24.5 677 39.3 36.3-42.5 64 5.0 3.5- 7.0 550 27.2 24.4-30.1 140 6.8 5.5- 8.5
AGE
18-24 42 7 22.6 9.3-45.5 12 17.7 9.0-31.9 5 17.3 6.2-40.0 14 36.6 19.2-58.5 4 5.8 1.9-16.1
25-34 123 19 14.9 8.9-23.8 53 49.9 39.4-60.4 13 11.9 6.2-21.6 31 18.0 11.7-26.7 7 5.3 2.2-12.6
35-44 235 45 20.0 14.4-27.0 106 44.0 36.8-51.4 11 4.5 2.5- 8.0 59 26.2 20.1-33.4 14 5.3 3.0- 9.1
45-54 303 69 21.0 16.0-27.0 127 46.6 39.6-53.7 11 2.1 1.1- 4.2 79 22.3 17.3-28.3 17 8.0 4.2-14.5
55-64 453 106 22.7 18.6-27.5 186 41.1 36.0-46.5 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 117 27.4 22.7-32.6 29 4.7 3.0- 7.2
65+ 728 187 25.8 22.3-29.8 204 29.5 25.8-33.5 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 259 34.2 30.3-38.3 68 9.2 7.0-12.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 57 19.2 13.8-26.1 55 22.8 16.6-30.5 3 0.9 0.2- 4.5 127 42.9 35.3-50.9 38 14.2 8.9-21.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 155 23.8 19.1-29.3 179 34.8 29.5-40.6 14 4.4 2.0- 9.4 185 29.0 23.7-35.1 45 7.9 5.5-11.2
Some Post-H.S. 502 109 21.7 16.9-27.4 206 43.3 37.4-49.4 18 5.8 3.2-10.2 133 23.7 19.0-29.2 36 5.6 3.6- 8.4
College Graduate 539 115 19.6 15.6-24.4 255 50.7 45.2-56.2 29 6.6 4.1-10.4 117 20.6 16.6-25.2 23 2.5 1.4- 4.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 259 54 20.3 14.8-27.2 67 27.7 20.8-35.9 9 6.3 2.6-14.7 98 34.6 27.4-42.6 31 11.0 6.8-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 359 80 19.4 14.4-25.7 119 36.0 29.1-43.5 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 122 34.2 27.4-41.7 31 8.1 5.1-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 234 54 23.4 17.0-31.2 77 31.8 24.5-40.1 9 7.9 2.7-21.1 76 27.3 20.7-35.1 18 9.7 5.0-18.0
$35,000- 49,999 252 61 18.6 13.3-25.3 102 46.6 38.3-55.1 8 2.6 1.1- 6.0 61 24.8 18.5-32.4 20 7.4 4.2-12.5
$50,000-74,999 249 68 26.3 19.7-34.3 106 44.8 37.0-52.8 9 3.6 1.8- 7.1 54 21.9 16.0-29.3 12 3.4 1.6- 6.8
$75,000+ 243 45 16.8 11.8-23.4 127 52.4 44.4-60.3 14 8.1 4.1-15.4 48 20.1 14.4-27.3 9 2.6 1.0- 6.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 821 208 25.6 21.4-30.3 244 32.1 27.7-36.7 24 4.1 2.4- 6.9 274 30.4 26.4-34.8 71 7.8 5.8-10.4
No 1,053 224 18.9 15.9-22.4 443 44.7 40.6-48.9 40 5.5 3.5- 8.5 282 25.2 21.5-29.2 64 5.7 4.1- 8.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 269 65 22.9 17.3-29.7 108 40.7 33.2-48.5 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 78 26.6 20.4-33.8 13 7.3 3.2-15.8
Non-Veteran 1,634 373 21.3 18.6-24.3 587 39.5 36.2-42.9 60 5.3 3.7- 7.5 485 27.3 24.3-30.5 129 6.6 5.2- 8.2

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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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