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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Veteranīs Health

Has there been a time in the past 12 months when you thought of taking your own life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,454 73 6.2 4.3- 8.7 1,381 93.8 91.3-95.7
-Western NC 259 14 8.3 3.9-16.9 245 91.7 83.1-96.1
GENDER
Male 240 14 8.9 4.1-18.0 226 91.1 82.0-95.9
Female 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 241 14 9.2 4.3-18.5 227 90.8 81.5-95.7
Other minorities 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 257 14 8.4 3.9-17.0 243 91.6 83.0-96.1
AGE
18-34 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 85 *** *** *** 82 96.8 90.3-99.0
75+ 72 *** *** *** 70 97.1 87.4-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 *** *** *** 70 97.1 91.1-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 91 *** *** *** 87 96.5 89.2-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 69 *** *** *** 67 99.3 97.1-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 154 *** *** *** 148 95.5 88.3-98.3

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*Asked of veterans who ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit.

These questions have not been asked in 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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