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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,287 5,643 42.7 41.3-44.2 588 5.8 5.2- 6.6 258 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,798 48.4 46.8-49.9
-Western NC 1,826 900 42.4 39.3-45.6 91 6.8 5.0- 9.2 44 3.7 2.4- 5.7 791 47.0 43.8-50.3
GENDER
Male 709 300 34.1 29.7-38.8 35 7.7 4.7-12.4 17 4.1 2.1- 7.9 357 54.0 48.8-59.1
Female 1,117 600 50.0 46.0-54.0 56 5.9 4.2- 8.3 27 3.4 2.0- 5.5 434 40.7 36.8-44.7
RACE
White 1,684 832 42.6 39.5-45.8 89 7.2 5.2- 9.7 41 3.3 2.3- 4.8 722 46.9 43.6-50.2
African American 44 21 34.0 18.0-54.8 1 7.1 1.0-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 22 58.8 36.8-77.8
Other Minorities 87 44 44.6 26.6-64.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.5 3 15.8 3.5-49.3 39 39.2 22.7-58.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 19 43.7 22.8-67.1 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 51.4 28.6-73.7
Non-Hispanic 1,790 880 42.5 39.3-45.6 90 6.9 5.0- 9.3 44 3.8 2.5- 5.8 776 46.8 43.6-50.1
AGE
18-24 40 9 22.7 10.3-42.8 3 16.9 4.5-46.8 4 13.8 4.0-38.0 24 46.6 27.5-66.8
25-34 117 40 30.7 21.8-41.4 10 11.8 6.1-21.8 10 7.9 3.5-16.8 57 49.5 38.7-60.3
35-44 217 64 32.1 25.1-40.0 12 5.8 3.2-10.2 10 4.0 2.1- 7.6 131 58.0 50.2-65.5
45-54 288 119 37.7 31.1-44.9 25 9.3 6.0-14.0 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6 136 49.4 42.2-56.6
55-64 439 229 52.0 46.5-57.4 14 3.3 1.9- 5.7 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 191 44.0 38.7-49.5
65+ 706 428 61.0 56.7-65.1 26 3.2 2.1- 5.0 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 246 35.2 31.2-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 109 34.3 27.5-41.9 12 5.5 2.5-11.7 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6 142 58.0 49.9-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 552 258 38.9 33.3-44.9 20 5.7 2.5-12.6 12 3.4 1.2- 9.1 262 51.9 45.7-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 484 237 42.7 36.7-49.0 25 6.2 3.8-10.0 12 3.6 1.9- 6.6 210 47.5 41.3-53.7
College Graduate 520 295 50.5 44.9-56.2 34 9.3 6.2-13.7 16 5.0 2.7- 9.1 175 35.2 29.9-40.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 117 40.5 32.8-48.7 13 7.1 3.3-14.6 3 1.4 0.3- 5.7 117 51.0 42.7-59.3
$15,000- 24,999 346 158 40.9 33.8-48.4 15 4.7 2.4- 8.9 6 2.6 1.0- 6.2 167 51.9 44.3-59.3
$25,000- 34,999 230 115 37.8 30.0-46.2 10 5.4 2.6-10.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.4 100 54.3 45.4-62.9
$35,000- 49,999 243 130 47.2 38.9-55.7 12 4.9 2.4- 9.7 4 2.8 0.9- 8.2 97 45.1 36.6-53.9
$50,000-74,999 234 117 46.0 37.8-54.3 15 7.0 3.8-12.5 7 1.9 0.7- 5.2 95 45.2 37.1-53.5
$75,000+ 236 121 42.4 34.8-50.4 17 10.4 6.1-17.1 10 7.6 3.8-14.6 88 39.6 31.9-47.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 785 401 44.1 39.4-48.9 33 5.7 3.6- 8.7 10 3.2 1.2- 8.1 341 47.1 42.3-52.0
No 1,032 495 41.6 37.5-45.8 58 7.6 5.1-11.2 34 4.1 2.7- 6.2 445 46.7 42.5-51.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 126 42.9 35.5-50.6 11 4.6 2.5- 8.5 5 2.9 1.0- 8.1 119 49.6 41.7-57.5
Non-Veteran 1,565 774 42.4 39.0-45.8 80 7.1 5.1- 9.8 39 3.8 2.4- 6.0 672 46.7 43.2-50.2

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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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