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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,514 1,112 6.5 6.0- 7.1 10,402 93.5 92.9-94.0
-Western NC 1,955 234 8.0 6.8- 9.6 1,721 92.0 90.4-93.2
GENDER
Male 749 75 6.3 4.6- 8.7 674 93.7 91.3-95.4
Female 1,206 159 9.6 7.8-11.8 1,047 90.4 88.2-92.2
RACE
White 1,795 220 8.2 6.9- 9.9 1,575 91.8 90.1-93.1
Other minorities 148 14 6.7 3.5-12.2 134 93.3 87.8-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,901 230 8.3 6.9- 9.9 1,671 91.7 90.1-93.1
AGE
18-34 165 *** *** *** 162 98.6 95.1-99.6
35-54 552 32 5.3 3.2- 8.5 520 94.7 91.5-96.8
55-64 464 47 8.0 5.7-11.1 417 92.0 88.9-94.3
65-74 421 81 17.2 13.5-21.7 340 82.8 78.3-86.5
75+ 335 71 22.7 17.6-28.8 264 77.3 71.2-82.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 31 8.3 4.9-13.8 250 91.7 86.2-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 584 63 6.3 4.7- 8.5 521 93.7 91.5-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 516 70 9.1 6.7-12.3 446 90.9 87.7-93.3
College Graduate 572 70 8.5 6.3-11.3 502 91.5 88.7-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 42 8.7 5.8-13.0 252 91.3 87.0-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 377 48 8.8 5.6-13.6 329 91.2 86.4-94.4
$25,000- 34,999 236 26 9.8 5.8-16.1 210 90.2 83.9-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 232 31 7.6 5.0-11.4 201 92.4 88.6-95.0
$50,000+ 470 45 7.0 5.0- 9.9 425 93.0 90.1-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 688 101 11.0 8.6-13.9 587 89.0 86.1-91.4
No 1,183 121 6.9 5.3- 8.9 1,062 93.1 91.1-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 45 15.1 10.9-20.7 231 84.9 79.3-89.1
Non-Veteran 1,679 189 7.2 5.8- 8.8 1,490 92.8 91.2-94.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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