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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,526 8,618 67.3 65.9-68.8 1,223 8.4 7.6- 9.1 1,685 24.3 22.9-25.7
-Western NC 1,960 1,521 71.3 67.7-74.6 178 7.3 5.8- 9.2 261 21.4 18.3-25.0
GENDER
Male 751 562 63.8 58.0-69.2 58 7.1 4.6-10.9 131 29.1 23.8-34.9
Female 1,209 959 78.2 74.3-81.7 120 7.5 5.9- 9.3 130 14.3 11.1-18.3
RACE
White 1,800 1,418 73.5 69.9-76.8 167 6.7 5.5- 8.2 215 19.7 16.6-23.4
Other minorities 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,906 1,497 73.3 69.7-76.5 174 6.9 5.6- 8.4 235 19.8 16.7-23.4
AGE
18-34 165 91 47.8 38.3-57.5 11 6.1 2.6-13.7 63 46.1 36.6-55.9
35-54 555 415 76.6 71.5-81.0 37 5.2 3.5- 7.7 103 18.2 14.2-23.1
55-64 466 382 80.8 75.4-85.3 41 7.8 5.1-11.6 43 11.4 7.8-16.3
65-74 422 345 81.7 76.8-85.8 45 10.6 7.6-14.6 32 7.7 5.0-11.6
75+ 334 274 82.7 77.2-87.2 41 12.1 8.5-17.0 19 5.1 2.8- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 216 62.3 52.7-71.1 20 8.0 3.4-17.6 47 29.7 21.6-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 437 66.5 60.0-72.4 60 7.8 5.5-10.8 90 25.7 19.9-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 516 401 73.3 66.4-79.2 53 7.1 5.0-10.0 62 19.6 14.0-26.7
College Graduate 572 466 82.5 77.8-86.4 45 6.4 4.2- 9.7 61 11.1 8.0-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 *** *** *** 26 9.8 4.3-20.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 378 287 64.7 56.0-72.6 29 6.2 3.7-10.3 62 29.0 21.3-38.2
$25,000- 34,999 236 188 77.6 69.1-84.3 19 4.7 2.7- 8.1 29 17.6 11.4-26.3
$35,000- 49,999 232 186 74.4 64.7-82.1 25 9.0 5.2-15.4 21 16.6 9.9-26.4
$50,000+ 470 388 82.3 76.5-86.9 34 6.5 4.2- 9.8 48 11.3 7.3-16.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 692 552 75.9 69.8-81.0 83 11.9 8.1-17.0 57 12.3 8.5-17.3
No 1,184 908 69.9 65.3-74.1 83 5.3 4.0- 7.1 193 24.8 20.7-29.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 212 71.2 62.0-79.0 31 11.6 7.3-18.0 33 17.1 10.4-26.8
Non-Veteran 1,684 1,309 71.3 67.4-74.9 147 6.8 5.2- 8.8 228 22.0 18.6-25.8

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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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