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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,640 1,322 80.6 77.6-83.3 118 7.1 5.5- 9.0 145 8.5 6.6-11.0 55 3.8 2.7- 5.4
-Western NC 296 239 81.4 75.4-86.3 26 10.7 6.9-16.3 24 6.3 3.9-10.1 7 1.6 0.7- 3.6
GENDER
Male 120 101 83.7 74.1-90.3 14 11.8 6.3-21.2 5 4.4 1.8-10.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 176 138 79.1 70.8-85.6 12 9.6 5.2-17.0 19 8.1 4.6-14.0 7 3.1 1.3- 7.2
RACE
White 256 203 82.0 76.0-86.8 23 9.9 6.3-15.1 23 6.3 3.9-10.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1
African American 13 11 68.3 29.0-91.9 2 31.7 8.1-71.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 26 24 85.8 46.2-97.7 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 1 13.2 1.9-54.7 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 4 90.6 49.9-98.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.4 1.1-50.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 290 234 81.3 75.1-86.2 26 10.9 7.0-16.6 23 6.2 3.8-10.1 7 1.6 0.7- 3.7
AGE
18-44 22 18 85.7 60.8-95.9 2 7.9 1.2-38.2 2 6.3 1.5-23.5 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 41 36 84.2 66.5-93.4 4 12.5 4.6-29.7 1 3.3 0.5-20.2 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 79 61 78.2 65.5-87.1 10 13.6 6.7-25.8 4 4.1 1.2-12.8 4 4.1 1.3-12.3
65+ 154 124 80.4 71.9-86.8 10 9.3 4.8-17.1 17 8.9 5.1-15.2 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 61 87.3 73.7-94.4 2 4.8 1.2-17.6 4 5.4 1.4-18.6 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 83 80.4 69.0-88.3 10 13.8 7.0-25.4 7 4.2 1.8- 9.5 3 1.7 0.4- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 68 52 75.2 60.9-85.5 6 12.0 5.2-25.2 9 11.7 5.3-23.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
College Graduate 56 43 85.2 73.4-92.3 8 8.9 3.7-19.9 4 5.2 1.9-13.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 49 75.0 56.4-87.4 6 17.3 6.7-37.9 6 6.8 2.6-16.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
$15,000- 24,999 61 48 74.6 58.1-86.1 3 8.5 2.7-24.1 7 14.1 6.0-29.9 3 2.7 0.7-10.3
$25,000- 34,999 35 30 86.4 68.4-94.9 3 7.5 1.9-24.8 2 6.2 1.4-23.0 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 35 27 79.3 60.4-90.6 5 12.4 4.2-31.5 3 8.3 2.6-23.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 23 20 90.7 69.7-97.6 1 4.5 0.6-26.4 2 4.8 0.7-25.4 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 25 20 80.7 57.7-92.7 4 17.6 6.2-41.0 1 1.7 0.2-11.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 183 145 78.1 69.7-84.7 14 11.2 6.3-19.2 21 9.5 5.7-15.5 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
No 111 92 86.2 76.8-92.1 12 10.3 5.2-19.4 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 4 2.2 0.6- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 49 87.4 73.9-94.4 4 8.1 2.9-20.2 2 4.5 1.1-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 241 190 79.9 72.7-85.5 22 11.4 7.0-18.1 22 6.7 4.0-11.1 7 2.0 0.8- 4.6

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

^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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