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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,506 9,973 79.3 77.9-80.6 1,533 20.7 19.4-22.1
-Western NC 1,955 1,690 78.7 75.2-81.9 265 21.3 18.1-24.8
GENDER
Male 747 636 76.4 70.6-81.3 111 23.6 18.7-29.4
Female 1,208 1,054 80.9 76.5-84.7 154 19.1 15.3-23.5
RACE
White 1,796 1,568 81.2 77.7-84.2 228 18.8 15.8-22.3
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,901 1,657 80.6 77.2-83.7 244 19.4 16.3-22.8
AGE
18-34 163 111 61.4 51.1-70.7 52 38.6 29.3-48.9
35-54 554 432 76.0 70.6-80.6 122 24.0 19.4-29.4
55-64 464 384 82.3 77.5-86.3 80 17.7 13.7-22.5
65-74 423 417 98.4 95.9-99.4 *** *** ***
75+ 334 329 98.9 97.1-99.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 223 63.6 53.9-72.3 59 36.4 27.7-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 583 495 77.1 71.0-82.3 88 22.9 17.7-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 516 443 80.7 73.4-86.3 73 19.3 13.7-26.6
College Graduate 572 527 91.2 87.2-94.0 45 8.8 6.0-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 377 298 65.5 56.6-73.5 79 34.5 26.5-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 236 203 81.2 72.9-87.5 33 18.8 12.5-27.1
$35,000- 49,999 232 209 84.0 75.5-90.0 23 16.0 10.0-24.5
$50,000+ 471 458 97.4 95.0-98.7 13 2.6 1.3- 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 605 77.9 71.2-83.4 86 22.1 16.6-28.8
No 1,180 1,012 79.9 75.7-83.5 168 20.1 16.5-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 250 85.7 75.7-92.0 24 14.3 8.0-24.3
Non-Veteran 1,681 1,440 77.9 74.0-81.3 241 22.1 18.7-26.0

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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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