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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,021 4,037 41.5 40.0-43.1 6,984 58.5 56.9-60.0
-Western NC 1,789 598 36.9 33.7-40.2 1,191 63.1 59.8-66.3
GENDER
Male 688 247 40.8 35.7-46.1 441 59.2 53.9-64.3
Female 1,101 351 33.4 29.7-37.3 750 66.6 62.7-70.3
RACE
White 1,647 544 36.4 33.3-39.6 1,103 63.6 60.4-66.7
African American 44 18 51.5 28.9-73.6 26 48.5 26.4-71.1
Other Minorities 85 32 39.7 21.3-61.6 53 60.3 38.4-78.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 10 30.4 13.9-54.2 26 69.6 45.8-86.1
Non-Hispanic 1,750 588 37.2 34.0-40.5 1,162 62.8 59.5-66.0
AGE
18-24 40 27 63.2 40.5-81.2 13 36.8 18.8-59.5
25-34 116 56 44.5 34.2-55.4 60 55.5 44.6-65.8
35-44 221 88 40.7 33.5-48.4 133 59.3 51.6-66.5
45-54 288 112 38.2 31.5-45.4 176 61.8 54.6-68.5
55-64 432 141 31.8 26.9-37.2 291 68.2 62.8-73.1
65+ 674 164 23.2 19.7-27.1 510 76.8 72.9-80.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 86 32.9 25.6-41.2 163 67.1 58.8-74.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 205 43.2 37.1-49.6 343 56.8 50.4-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 471 148 35.1 29.3-41.3 323 64.9 58.7-70.7
College Graduate 517 158 32.8 27.6-38.5 359 67.2 61.5-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 84 34.2 26.3-43.0 154 65.8 57.0-73.7
$15,000- 24,999 339 107 34.1 27.1-41.8 232 65.9 58.2-72.9
$25,000- 34,999 227 78 39.9 30.9-49.6 149 60.1 50.4-69.1
$35,000- 49,999 233 85 42.0 33.6-51.0 148 58.0 49.0-66.4
$50,000-74,999 233 79 37.1 29.4-45.5 154 62.9 54.5-70.6
$75,000+ 234 73 33.1 25.9-41.2 161 66.9 58.8-74.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 771 256 37.4 32.5-42.5 515 62.6 57.5-67.5
No 1,009 341 36.9 32.8-41.2 668 63.1 58.8-67.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 253 74 29.5 22.6-37.4 179 70.5 62.6-77.4
Non-Veteran 1,536 524 38.0 34.5-41.5 1,012 62.0 58.5-65.5

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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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