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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Adverse Childhood Experience

Before age 18, how often did a parent or adult in your home ever hit, beat, kick, or physically hurt you in any way?
Do not include spanking. Would you say---

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  Total
Respond.^
Never Once More than once
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,868 9,382 84.8 83.9-85.7 326 3.7 3.2- 4.2 1,160 11.5 10.8-12.3
-Western NC 1,488 1,287 84.8 82.1-87.2 36 3.3 2.1- 5.3 165 11.9 9.8-14.2
GENDER
Male 559 487 85.2 80.6-88.9 *** *** *** 53 10.2 7.4-13.8
Female 929 800 84.5 81.0-87.4 *** *** *** 112 13.4 10.7-16.7
RACE
White 1,221 1,061 85.5 82.5-88.1 27 3.0 1.6- 5.3 133 11.5 9.4-14.1
Other minorities 258 219 82.6 75.4-88.0 *** *** *** 30 12.2 7.8-18.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,421 1,237 85.7 82.9-88.1 32 3.1 1.9- 5.2 152 11.2 9.2-13.6
AGE
18-34 207 171 79.6 71.7-85.8 *** *** *** 27 14.3 9.5-20.9
35-54 387 318 84.0 79.3-87.7 *** *** *** 56 12.9 9.5-17.4
55-64 332 285 86.0 81.0-89.9 *** *** *** 41 12.3 8.7-17.0
65-74 337 299 88.5 83.9-92.0 *** *** *** 30 8.7 5.8-13.1
75+ 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 171 81.3 73.0-87.5 *** *** *** 28 16.7 10.9-24.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 393 83.7 77.5-88.4 *** *** *** 48 10.9 7.5-15.7
Some Post-H.S. 382 322 84.8 80.1-88.5 *** *** *** 54 13.3 9.9-17.7
College Graduate 448 399 89.6 85.7-92.5 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 35 7.2 4.8-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 210 167 74.8 65.9-82.1 *** *** *** 37 21.7 14.9-30.5
$15,000- 24,999 287 236 82.3 75.8-87.3 *** *** *** 44 15.0 10.4-21.0
$25,000- 34,999 161 145 89.9 82.6-94.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 405 353 86.7 81.9-90.5 *** *** *** 39 9.4 6.4-13.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 440 358 79.7 74.1-84.3 *** *** *** 73 17.7 13.3-23.2
No 1,040 922 86.8 83.6-89.5 27 3.6 2.0- 6.2 91 9.6 7.6-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 155 87.1 80.1-91.9 *** *** *** 15 11.1 6.6-18.0
Non-Veteran 1,314 1,132 84.6 81.6-87.2 32 3.5 2.1- 5.7 150 12.0 9.8-14.5

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These questions have not been asked in previous years.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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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