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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 5,343 1,816 39.3 37.2-41.4 3,527 60.7 58.6-62.8
-Western NC 920 273 33.9 29.5-38.7 647 66.1 61.3-70.5
GENDER
Male 347 100 30.7 24.4-37.9 247 69.3 62.1-75.6
Female 573 173 37.0 31.0-43.3 400 63.0 56.7-69.0
RACE
White 838 247 33.7 29.1-38.7 591 66.3 61.3-70.9
Other minorities 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 895 268 34.7 30.2-39.6 627 65.3 60.4-69.8
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 257 98 35.6 28.8-43.0 159 64.4 57.0-71.2
55-64 226 66 31.4 24.5-39.3 160 68.6 60.7-75.5
65-74 197 48 21.4 15.7-28.5 149 78.6 71.5-84.3
75+ 154 20 13.8 8.1-22.6 134 86.2 77.4-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 32 23.9 15.8-34.6 94 76.1 65.4-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 84 31.0 24.2-38.7 206 69.0 61.3-75.8
Some Post-H.S. 225 83 44.9 35.1-55.2 142 55.1 44.8-64.9
College Graduate 278 74 32.0 24.6-40.4 204 68.0 59.6-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 51 28.8 20.8-38.3 133 71.2 61.7-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 121 25 21.0 13.1-31.9 96 79.0 68.1-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 231 73 32.5 24.9-41.2 158 67.5 58.8-75.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 102 33.0 25.1-41.9 245 67.0 58.1-74.9
No 568 169 34.6 29.2-40.3 399 65.4 59.7-70.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 787 232 33.8 29.0-39.0 555 66.2 61.0-71.0

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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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