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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,078 8,430 79.2 77.9-80.5 875 10.8 9.8-11.8
-Western NC 1,567 1,428 88.1 84.8-90.7 139 11.9 9.3-15.2
GENDER
Male 591 540 86.9 81.2-91.1 51 13.1 8.9-18.8
Female 976 888 89.0 85.1-92.0 88 11.0 8.0-14.9
RACE
White 1,447 1,318 88.3 85.2-90.8 129 11.7 9.2-14.8
Other minorities 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,534 1,401 88.7 85.5-91.2 133 11.3 8.8-14.5
AGE
18-34 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 400 344 85.0 79.1-89.4 56 15.0 10.6-20.9
55-64 405 369 90.5 86.0-93.6 36 9.5 6.4-14.0
65-74 390 372 94.2 87.5-97.4 18 5.8 2.6-12.5
75+ 290 278 97.1 94.3-98.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 202 90.4 82.1-95.1 13 9.6 4.9-17.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 425 90.7 85.7-94.1 35 9.3 5.9-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 414 373 85.2 77.1-90.8 41 14.8 9.2-22.9
College Graduate 477 427 87.5 83.1-90.9 50 12.5 9.1-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 288 266 91.2 85.4-94.8 22 8.8 5.2-14.6
$25,000- 34,999 193 176 90.6 82.8-95.1 17 9.4 4.9-17.2
$35,000- 49,999 186 165 82.2 70.6-89.9 21 17.8 10.1-29.4
$50,000+ 406 360 84.4 77.5-89.5 46 15.6 10.5-22.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 552 92.8 89.6-95.1 39 7.2 4.9-10.4
No 914 817 85.3 80.4-89.1 97 14.7 10.9-19.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 229 93.6 88.1-96.7 13 6.4 3.3-11.9
Non-Veteran 1,325 1,199 87.2 83.6-90.2 126 12.8 9.8-16.4

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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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