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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,495 1,886 18.0 16.9-19.2 3,453 31.5 30.1-32.9 3,517 30.9 29.5-32.3 1,746 14.0 13.0-15.1 893 5.6 5.0- 6.1
-Western NC 1,960 276 14.9 12.5-17.6 538 28.7 25.7-31.9 604 32.9 29.7-36.2 335 15.4 13.0-18.1 207 8.2 6.7- 9.9
GENDER
Male 750 114 16.5 12.5-21.4 204 28.7 24.2-33.8 242 33.6 28.7-38.9 121 13.9 10.6-17.9 69 7.4 5.2-10.3
Female 1,210 162 13.4 10.9-16.4 334 28.7 24.9-32.8 362 32.2 28.2-36.5 214 16.8 13.5-20.7 138 8.9 7.2-11.1
RACE
White 1,801 261 15.1 12.6-17.9 513 30.4 27.2-33.8 545 32.4 29.1-35.9 297 13.9 11.6-16.5 185 8.3 6.7-10.1
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** 25 14.4 8.1-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 7.2 3.9-12.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,906 268 14.9 12.5-17.8 531 29.6 26.6-32.9 590 33.2 30.0-36.6 317 13.9 11.7-16.4 200 8.3 6.8-10.1
AGE
18-34 165 42 25.2 17.8-34.5 59 32.7 24.6-42.0 45 26.7 18.9-36.1 17 13.7 7.5-23.9 *** *** ***
35-54 555 77 11.2 8.6-14.4 166 30.3 25.3-35.8 177 37.9 32.4-43.7 83 12.0 9.3-15.4 52 8.7 6.0-12.5
55-64 465 65 14.3 10.5-19.2 125 25.6 21.2-30.6 141 33.7 28.4-39.3 75 16.6 12.6-21.6 59 9.9 7.0-13.6
65-74 423 60 11.4 8.7-14.9 117 27.7 22.6-33.6 120 30.2 25.1-35.8 84 20.8 16.4-25.9 42 9.9 7.0-13.9
75+ 335 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 67 20.2 15.5-26.0 115 34.1 28.4-40.4 74 21.6 16.9-27.2 52 18.1 13.4-24.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 *** *** *** 46 19.4 13.0-28.1 77 31.2 23.7-39.9 79 25.8 18.9-34.1 75 20.5 15.0-27.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 48 9.7 6.3-14.8 124 22.9 18.3-28.4 219 41.3 35.6-47.3 132 18.8 14.7-23.7 64 7.2 5.1- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 515 69 16.9 12.1-23.2 162 34.2 28.1-40.8 163 31.0 25.0-37.7 74 12.2 8.0-18.0 47 5.7 3.7- 8.8
College Graduate 572 151 29.1 23.9-35.0 206 36.3 31.1-41.7 144 25.4 20.9-30.6 50 6.6 4.6- 9.4 21 2.6 1.5- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 *** *** *** 37 12.6 7.8-19.9 80 28.8 21.2-37.9 76 26.9 18.6-37.2 96 22.6 16.8-29.7
$15,000- 24,999 377 38 11.5 7.1-17.9 82 21.5 15.7-28.6 120 39.8 31.9-48.3 100 20.9 16.0-26.9 37 6.3 4.1- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 236 31 10.1 6.4-15.6 66 28.4 21.3-36.6 88 41.6 33.0-50.7 37 13.3 9.2-18.9 14 6.6 3.3-12.9
$35,000- 49,999 232 27 14.9 8.6-24.5 82 36.3 27.8-45.7 93 39.4 31.3-48.0 23 7.8 4.6-12.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 471 125 25.5 20.2-31.5 182 41.0 34.6-47.8 126 27.2 21.5-33.6 29 4.7 3.0- 7.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 27 3.4 2.0- 5.8 91 11.4 8.8-14.5 188 30.0 25.0-35.5 212 32.1 26.4-38.4 173 23.1 18.9-28.1
No 1,185 241 20.9 17.5-24.9 428 36.1 32.1-40.3 392 34.0 30.0-38.2 105 7.9 6.0-10.4 19 1.1 0.6- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 36 11.2 7.1-17.4 63 23.7 17.8-30.8 101 39.7 31.8-48.2 45 12.1 8.6-16.6 29 13.3 8.0-21.3
Non-Veteran 1,686 240 15.3 12.7-18.4 475 29.3 26.1-32.8 503 32.0 28.6-35.6 290 15.8 13.1-18.8 178 7.5 6.1- 9.3

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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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