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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,495 8,856 80.4 79.3-81.5 2,639 19.6 18.5-20.7
-Western NC 1,960 1,418 76.5 73.5-79.2 542 23.5 20.8-26.5
GENDER
Male 750 560 78.8 74.2-82.7 190 21.2 17.3-25.8
Female 1,210 858 74.3 70.3-77.9 352 25.7 22.1-29.7
RACE
White 1,801 1,319 77.8 74.9-80.5 482 22.2 19.5-25.1
Other minorities 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,906 1,389 77.8 74.9-80.4 517 22.2 19.6-25.1
AGE
18-34 165 146 84.6 74.5-91.2 19 15.4 8.8-25.5
35-54 555 420 79.3 74.7-83.2 135 20.7 16.8-25.3
55-64 465 331 73.6 68.1-78.4 134 26.4 21.6-31.9
65-74 423 297 69.3 63.7-74.4 126 30.7 25.6-36.3
75+ 335 209 60.3 53.8-66.4 126 39.7 33.6-46.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 130 53.7 45.1-62.1 154 46.3 37.9-54.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 391 74.0 68.8-78.6 196 26.0 21.4-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 515 394 82.1 76.2-86.8 121 17.9 13.2-23.8
College Graduate 572 501 90.9 87.8-93.2 71 9.1 6.8-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 126 50.5 40.8-60.1 172 49.5 39.9-59.2
$15,000- 24,999 377 240 72.8 66.3-78.4 137 27.2 21.6-33.7
$25,000- 34,999 236 185 80.1 73.0-85.6 51 19.9 14.4-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 232 202 90.5 85.4-94.0 30 9.5 6.0-14.6
$50,000+ 471 433 93.7 90.8-95.7 38 6.3 4.3- 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 306 44.8 39.2-50.5 385 55.2 49.5-60.8
No 1,185 1,061 91.0 88.5-93.0 124 9.0 7.0-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 200 74.6 66.9-81.0 74 25.4 19.0-33.1
Non-Veteran 1,686 1,218 76.7 73.5-79.6 468 23.3 20.4-26.5

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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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