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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,096 2,010 19.4 18.2-20.6 3,744 32.2 30.8-33.6 3,682 30.4 29.0-31.8 1,742 12.5 11.6-13.4 918 5.6 5.0- 6.2
-Western NC 1,962 287 17.7 15.1-20.6 559 31.5 28.6-34.5 602 29.5 26.8-32.3 308 13.6 11.7-15.7 206 7.8 6.5- 9.2
GENDER
Male 762 123 20.5 16.1-25.6 212 29.0 24.7-33.6 241 30.7 26.5-35.3 116 13.2 10.4-16.6 70 6.6 4.9- 8.8
Female 1,200 164 15.2 12.6-18.2 347 33.7 30.0-37.7 361 28.4 25.1-31.8 192 13.9 11.5-16.8 136 8.8 7.2-10.8
RACE
White 1,802 267 16.6 14.2-19.4 515 32.8 29.8-35.9 554 29.8 27.0-32.6 275 12.7 10.9-14.8 191 8.1 6.8- 9.6
African American 48 3 25.4 7.4-59.1 8 17.9 7.7-36.1 15 19.7 9.8-35.7 14 26.1 12.3-47.1 8 10.9 4.3-24.7
Other Minorities 98 14 30.8 15.1-52.6 31 18.1 8.2-35.4 28 24.2 13.5-39.6 18 24.7 12.1-43.8 7 2.2 0.7- 6.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 6 24.3 10.8-46.0 9 21.1 7.5-46.7 14 36.0 18.9-57.7 10 15.9 6.8-33.1 4 2.6 0.7- 9.2
Non-Hispanic 1,916 280 17.4 14.8-20.3 549 31.8 28.9-34.9 588 29.3 26.6-32.1 298 13.5 11.6-15.7 201 8.0 6.7- 9.4
AGE
18-24 45 12 39.8 21.4-61.6 20 39.9 23.5-58.9 12 19.0 9.7-33.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 23 22.3 14.4-32.7 45 37.6 27.9-48.4 45 32.1 23.3-42.3 11 7.6 3.7-15.2 2 0.5 0.1- 2.8
35-44 242 39 15.7 11.3-21.5 97 41.1 34.0-48.6 62 24.6 18.8-31.4 28 13.0 8.7-19.1 16 5.6 3.2- 9.5
45-54 317 56 19.2 14.4-25.2 95 26.7 21.4-32.8 96 32.0 25.8-38.9 44 14.9 10.2-21.2 26 7.2 4.7-10.8
55-64 461 66 15.7 12.2-20.0 124 27.5 23.0-32.6 134 29.3 24.7-34.4 76 14.9 11.5-19.2 61 12.5 9.5-16.4
65+ 751 89 11.8 9.4-14.6 171 21.5 18.4-25.1 244 34.0 30.2-38.1 147 19.2 16.1-22.8 100 13.5 10.8-16.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 14 9.5 5.1-17.2 40 13.1 8.3-20.2 70 29.8 23.0-37.6 84 27.3 20.7-35.1 80 20.3 15.2-26.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 65 15.3 10.3-22.1 156 28.5 23.5-34.1 210 32.5 27.5-37.8 104 15.5 12.0-19.9 69 8.3 6.2-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 514 79 16.0 12.3-20.6 158 37.8 31.9-44.1 168 29.8 24.8-35.5 73 10.7 7.6-14.8 36 5.6 3.8- 8.4
College Graduate 552 128 26.4 21.8-31.7 204 38.7 33.4-44.2 153 25.3 21.0-30.2 46 6.8 4.9- 9.5 21 2.8 1.6- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 15 9.2 5.0-16.4 41 15.9 10.7-23.0 75 30.2 23.2-38.2 76 26.6 20.1-34.4 65 18.0 13.3-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 367 31 9.1 5.5-14.6 88 23.6 17.8-30.5 117 32.6 26.0-39.9 77 21.7 16.2-28.4 54 13.0 9.4-17.8
$25,000- 34,999 244 29 14.9 8.2-25.5 55 26.5 19.3-35.2 96 32.8 25.7-40.8 38 17.2 11.1-25.7 26 8.6 5.4-13.4
$35,000- 49,999 259 36 15.2 10.2-22.1 98 40.1 32.2-48.5 81 31.9 24.6-40.3 32 8.4 5.1-13.6 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0
$50,000-74,999 253 53 20.8 15.3-27.6 114 47.9 40.0-55.9 62 23.7 17.6-31.1 15 4.7 2.4- 9.0 9 2.9 1.3- 6.2
$75,000+ 244 74 31.0 24.1-38.9 88 40.6 33.0-48.7 61 22.0 16.6-28.5 14 4.9 2.5- 9.3 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 843 31 5.4 3.0- 9.6 149 21.1 17.1-25.7 252 29.4 25.5-33.7 218 24.7 20.9-28.8 193 19.4 16.4-22.9
No 1,053 246 25.3 21.5-29.5 385 37.2 33.3-41.3 328 30.0 26.3-33.8 81 6.6 4.8- 9.1 13 0.9 0.5- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 277 35 13.1 8.9-18.7 71 31.2 23.9-39.5 94 30.9 24.6-38.0 50 17.3 11.9-24.4 27 7.6 4.8-11.8
Non-Veteran 1,685 252 18.4 15.5-21.6 488 31.5 28.4-34.7 508 29.3 26.4-32.3 258 13.0 11.1-15.3 179 7.8 6.5- 9.3

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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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