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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
-Western NC 1,951 1,529 72.9 69.9-75.8 179 11.5 9.5-13.9 111 7.1 5.5- 9.0 121 7.9 6.2- 9.9 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
GENDER
Male 759 573 69.7 64.7-74.2 78 12.6 9.5-16.6 47 8.1 5.6-11.6 56 8.9 6.4-12.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Female 1,192 956 75.9 72.2-79.3 101 10.5 8.1-13.6 64 6.1 4.5- 8.2 65 6.9 5.0- 9.3 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5
RACE
White 1,789 1,407 74.0 71.0-76.8 164 11.0 9.1-13.3 98 6.7 5.2- 8.5 110 7.7 6.1- 9.8 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3
African American 49 39 77.5 58.6-89.3 6 12.3 4.7-28.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.0 3 7.4 1.9-24.4 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 99 72 47.3 30.1-65.2 8 22.4 8.8-46.2 11 18.2 7.3-38.3 7 11.1 4.1-26.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 33 69.4 45.6-86.0 3 6.4 1.7-21.2 4 14.5 3.9-41.8 3 9.7 1.9-36.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,905 1,494 73.1 70.0-75.9 175 11.7 9.6-14.2 107 6.8 5.3- 8.6 118 7.8 6.2- 9.8 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
AGE
18-24 45 29 65.9 45.7-81.6 6 20.4 7.9-43.5 7 9.7 4.0-21.7 2 3.8 0.9-14.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
25-34 125 75 56.7 45.9-67.0 18 15.4 9.0-25.2 16 16.4 9.5-26.7 15 10.3 5.6-18.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5
35-44 239 155 65.1 57.8-71.7 39 15.1 10.8-20.7 17 7.7 4.4-13.0 26 11.4 7.4-17.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
45-54 317 217 67.2 60.3-73.4 35 11.7 8.1-16.5 29 8.1 5.3-12.2 33 12.5 8.0-18.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0
55-64 458 379 82.0 77.4-85.7 38 8.9 6.2-12.6 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0 22 5.1 3.2- 8.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
65+ 747 656 89.2 86.4-91.4 42 5.1 3.6- 7.1 23 2.7 1.6- 4.7 23 2.6 1.6- 3.9 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 229 68.0 59.0-75.9 20 10.9 6.4-18.1 14 7.0 3.1-15.1 22 12.8 7.5-20.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 456 69.4 63.5-74.8 56 11.7 8.1-16.6 42 9.0 6.1-13.1 45 9.7 6.6-13.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.1
Some Post-H.S. 509 392 73.0 67.1-78.3 43 10.8 7.1-16.0 35 7.7 5.1-11.4 36 7.8 5.1-11.8 3 0.6 0.1- 3.1
College Graduate 549 448 79.5 74.6-83.6 60 12.4 9.1-16.7 20 4.1 2.3- 7.2 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 195 62.4 53.7-70.4 32 13.8 8.8-20.9 16 12.2 6.8-20.9 24 11.6 7.2-18.2 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 364 274 65.4 57.7-72.3 34 11.7 7.8-17.1 23 7.2 4.1-12.1 29 14.6 9.3-22.0 4 1.3 0.4- 4.3
$25,000- 34,999 244 185 70.9 61.4-78.8 20 8.7 4.9-14.7 21 10.4 5.5-18.6 18 10.1 5.3-18.3 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 254 200 75.2 66.6-82.2 20 9.0 5.2-15.4 16 7.9 3.8-15.8 16 6.6 3.4-12.6 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 253 211 81.2 74.4-86.6 18 8.3 4.9-13.9 13 5.5 2.9-10.2 9 4.0 1.9- 8.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.3
$75,000+ 246 211 83.5 76.6-88.7 23 11.7 7.3-18.3 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2 5 1.5 0.5- 4.1 2 0.5 0.1- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 837 677 72.4 67.2-77.0 68 11.8 8.5-16.3 42 6.6 4.3-10.0 48 8.9 6.2-12.6 2 0.3 0.0- 1.7
No 1,047 803 73.4 69.4-77.0 106 11.9 9.3-15.0 62 6.5 4.8- 8.7 67 7.4 5.4-10.1 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 226 75.9 67.2-82.8 24 9.0 5.7-13.8 12 6.3 2.6-14.5 16 8.9 4.4-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,673 1,303 72.5 69.2-75.6 155 11.9 9.7-14.6 99 7.2 5.6- 9.2 105 7.7 6.0- 9.8 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4

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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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