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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,547 6,238 67.4 65.4-69.3 1,309 32.6 30.7-34.6
-Western NC 1,191 1,013 76.4 72.5-79.9 178 23.6 20.1-27.5
RACE
White 1,093 932 76.7 72.6-80.4 161 23.3 19.6-27.4
African American 34 29 76.5 53.9-90.1 5 23.5 9.9-46.1
Other Minorities 58 47 69.3 44.2-86.5 11 30.7 13.5-55.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 21 57.3 32.7-78.8 6 42.7 21.2-67.3
Non-Hispanic 1,162 990 76.9 72.9-80.4 172 23.1 19.6-27.1
AGE
18-24 26 4 14.7 5.2-34.9 22 85.3 65.1-94.8
25-34 78 18 28.4 17.3-43.0 60 71.6 57.0-82.7
35-44 135 91 68.2 58.7-76.4 44 31.8 23.6-41.3
45-54 187 173 93.6 88.7-96.5 14 6.4 3.5-11.3
55-64 261 248 95.8 92.0-97.9 13 4.2 2.1- 8.0
65+ 488 465 95.3 92.6-97.0 23 4.7 3.0- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 155 84.6 75.4-90.8 17 15.4 9.2-24.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 317 75.2 68.1-81.2 53 24.8 18.8-31.9
Some Post-H.S. 328 266 70.8 62.3-77.9 62 29.2 22.1-37.7
College Graduate 319 273 80.0 72.5-85.9 46 20.0 14.1-27.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 153 77.2 66.6-85.1 24 22.8 14.9-33.4
$15,000- 24,999 231 199 73.3 63.6-81.2 32 26.7 18.8-36.4
$25,000- 34,999 138 109 70.4 59.0-79.8 29 29.6 20.2-41.0
$35,000- 49,999 151 127 75.6 64.0-84.4 24 24.4 15.6-36.0
$50,000-74,999 129 110 82.4 72.3-89.3 19 17.6 10.7-27.7
$75,000+ 127 113 78.1 65.4-87.1 14 21.9 12.9-34.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 535 482 81.3 75.3-86.2 53 18.7 13.8-24.7
No 627 514 73.9 68.4-78.7 113 26.1 21.3-31.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 14 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,177 999 76.2 72.3-79.8 178 23.8 20.2-27.7

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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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