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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,993 3,664 60.8 59.0-62.5 2,329 39.2 37.5-41.0
-Western NC 990 570 57.7 53.5-61.8 420 42.3 38.2-46.5
GENDER
Female 990 570 57.7 53.5-61.8 420 42.3 38.2-46.5
RACE
White 919 525 58.0 53.7-62.1 394 42.0 37.9-46.3
African American 23 18 73.2 43.8-90.5 5 26.8 9.5-56.2
Other Minorities 46 27 41.2 16.6-71.3 19 58.8 28.7-83.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 22 11 60.6 35.2-81.3 11 39.4 18.7-64.8
Non-Hispanic 967 558 57.6 53.4-61.7 409 42.4 38.3-46.6
AGE
40-44 86 41 47.4 35.2-59.8 45 52.6 40.2-64.8
45-54 185 108 59.4 50.5-67.8 77 40.6 32.2-49.5
55-64 257 176 70.3 63.5-76.3 81 29.7 23.7-36.5
65+ 462 245 55.0 49.7-60.2 217 45.0 39.8-50.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 73 49.9 39.9-59.9 78 50.1 40.1-60.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 173 52.4 44.7-60.0 138 47.6 40.0-55.3
Some Post-H.S. 265 155 60.7 52.8-68.1 110 39.3 31.9-47.2
College Graduate 263 169 64.1 56.2-71.3 94 35.9 28.7-43.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 61 44.0 34.2-54.3 82 56.0 45.7-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 200 97 42.2 33.5-51.4 103 57.8 48.6-66.5
$25,000- 34,999 119 72 57.8 46.1-68.6 47 42.2 31.4-53.9
$35,000- 49,999 127 84 63.7 51.6-74.3 43 36.3 25.7-48.4
$50,000-74,999 109 74 60.9 47.4-72.9 35 39.1 27.1-52.6
$75,000+ 104 86 79.0 66.5-87.7 18 21.0 12.3-33.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 471 251 52.5 46.3-58.5 220 47.5 41.5-53.7
No 499 308 61.4 55.7-66.8 191 38.6 33.2-44.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 10 71.2 39.8-90.3 4 28.8 9.7-60.2
Non-Veteran 976 560 57.5 53.3-61.6 416 42.5 38.4-46.7

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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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