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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 11,514 1,700 18.8 17.6-20.0 9,814 81.2 80.0-82.4
-Western NC 1,959 302 19.1 16.4-22.1 1,657 80.9 77.9-83.6
GENDER
Male 750 104 17.1 13.3-21.7 646 82.9 78.3-86.7
Female 1,209 198 21.0 17.3-25.2 1,011 79.0 74.8-82.7
RACE
White 1,799 273 18.9 16.1-22.1 1,526 81.1 77.9-83.9
Other minorities 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,905 292 19.2 16.4-22.3 1,613 80.8 77.7-83.6
AGE
18-34 165 43 24.1 16.8-33.3 122 75.9 66.7-83.2
35-54 555 144 25.9 21.2-31.2 411 74.1 68.8-78.8
55-64 464 76 16.8 13.0-21.3 388 83.2 78.7-87.0
65-74 423 28 8.4 5.4-12.8 395 91.6 87.2-94.6
75+ 334 *** *** *** 324 97.3 93.2-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 281 58 26.1 19.2-34.3 223 73.9 65.7-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 100 18.9 14.7-24.0 488 81.1 76.0-85.3
Some Post-H.S. 515 87 20.5 15.1-27.3 428 79.5 72.7-84.9
College Graduate 573 57 10.9 7.8-15.1 516 89.1 84.9-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 92 35.2 26.5-45.1 205 64.8 54.9-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 376 72 23.9 17.3-31.9 304 76.1 68.1-82.7
$25,000- 34,999 236 43 23.0 16.0-32.0 193 77.0 68.0-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 232 27 12.6 7.9-19.6 205 87.4 80.4-92.1
$50,000+ 471 33 8.3 5.3-12.9 438 91.7 87.1-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 690 158 28.9 23.8-34.7 532 71.1 65.3-76.2
No 1,185 135 14.3 11.4-17.8 1,050 85.7 82.2-88.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 25 14.1 7.8-24.1 250 85.9 75.9-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,684 277 19.7 16.8-23.0 1,407 80.3 77.0-83.2

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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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