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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,364 9,073 72.7 71.2-74.1 1,042 11.8 10.8-12.9 598 7.6 6.8- 8.6 595 7.2 6.4- 8.1 56 0.7 0.5- 1.1
-Western NC 1,932 1,535 70.4 66.8-73.7 169 14.5 11.7-17.8 115 8.0 6.3-10.1 105 6.5 5.0- 8.4 8 0.6 0.2- 1.6
GENDER
Male 743 554 61.7 56.0-67.1 76 18.8 14.1-24.7 49 9.6 6.8-13.4 61 9.0 6.5-12.5 *** *** ***
Female 1,189 981 78.5 74.5-82.1 93 10.4 7.6-14.0 66 6.5 4.7- 8.9 44 4.2 2.8- 6.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,772 1,412 71.0 67.4-74.4 154 13.8 11.1-17.0 105 8.2 6.3-10.4 95 6.7 5.1- 8.8 *** *** ***
Other minorities 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,878 1,500 71.6 68.1-74.9 162 13.5 10.9-16.7 111 8.1 6.3-10.3 99 6.5 5.0- 8.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 162 86 49.4 39.8-59.1 32 25.0 16.8-35.4 23 13.6 8.5-21.0 18 10.3 6.1-16.9 *** *** ***
35-54 543 373 65.9 60.3-71.1 73 17.0 12.8-22.1 49 9.0 6.5-12.3 46 8.0 5.7-11.2 *** *** ***
55-64 461 379 80.8 75.5-85.2 31 8.3 5.1-13.0 26 5.8 3.6- 9.3 24 4.6 3.0- 7.2 *** *** ***
65-74 421 383 88.8 82.7-92.9 12 4.8 1.9-11.9 16 4.2 2.4- 7.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 329 299 93.1 89.7-95.4 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 211 64.1 54.5-72.6 30 21.2 13.4-31.8 12 5.5 2.9-10.1 21 8.8 5.2-14.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 581 454 69.9 63.8-75.4 45 9.4 6.2-14.1 37 8.2 5.5-12.0 41 10.8 7.2-15.9 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 506 405 70.5 63.2-76.8 41 17.0 11.5-24.4 36 8.9 5.6-13.8 23 3.6 2.1- 5.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 567 464 76.4 70.8-81.2 53 11.7 8.4-16.0 30 8.6 5.4-13.5 19 3.2 1.7- 6.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 7.8 4.1-14.2 29 9.3 5.7-14.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 374 285 64.8 56.2-72.5 34 15.6 9.7-24.2 25 9.6 5.4-16.4 27 9.2 5.8-14.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 234 182 64.8 54.9-73.5 24 19.6 12.1-30.1 18 12.0 7.0-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 231 183 69.7 60.1-77.8 25 17.1 10.5-26.8 13 4.9 2.7- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 465 388 79.0 73.1-83.9 37 11.4 7.7-16.6 25 6.9 4.2-11.0 14 2.7 1.4- 5.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 683 578 76.2 69.8-81.7 43 12.1 7.6-18.7 31 5.1 3.1- 8.2 28 5.6 3.5- 9.1 *** *** ***
No 1,169 890 67.6 63.1-71.7 123 15.9 12.5-20.1 80 9.2 6.9-12.1 71 6.8 4.9- 9.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 229 73.0 63.2-81.0 22 15.2 8.7-25.3 11 7.7 3.5-16.2 13 4.0 2.1- 7.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,657 1,306 70.0 66.2-73.6 147 14.4 11.4-18.0 104 8.0 6.2-10.3 92 6.9 5.2- 9.0 *** *** ***

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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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