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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Adverse Childhood Experience

How often did your parents or adults in your home ever slap, hit, kick, punch
or beat each other up?

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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 10,760 9,042 83.0 82.1-84.0 413 4.1 3.6- 4.6 1,305 12.9 12.1-13.7
-Western NC 1,479 1,263 84.9 82.5-87.1 42 2.5 1.7- 3.6 174 12.5 10.5-14.9
GENDER
Male 561 492 87.2 83.5-90.2 17 2.8 1.6- 4.9 52 10.0 7.3-13.4
Female 918 771 82.9 79.4-85.9 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 122 14.9 12.0-18.3
RACE
White 1,217 1,049 85.4 82.6-87.7 30 2.1 1.4- 3.1 138 12.6 10.3-15.2
Other minorities 254 207 82.6 75.8-87.8 *** *** *** 36 13.0 8.6-19.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,412 1,211 85.3 82.7-87.5 36 2.3 1.5- 3.4 165 12.4 10.3-14.9
AGE
18-34 204 169 84.8 78.5-89.5 *** *** *** 30 13.3 8.9-19.5
35-54 382 302 81.7 76.8-85.8 *** *** *** 66 15.4 11.7-20.1
55-64 332 283 84.2 78.7-88.5 *** *** *** 40 12.8 9.0-17.9
65-74 335 294 86.5 81.2-90.5 *** *** *** 31 10.2 6.7-15.1
75+ 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 154 75.7 67.6-82.3 *** *** *** 38 21.2 15.0-29.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 450 388 87.0 82.2-90.7 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3 47 10.0 6.7-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 381 325 86.6 82.2-90.0 *** *** *** 51 12.4 9.1-16.7
College Graduate 448 394 86.6 81.9-90.1 *** *** *** 38 9.9 6.8-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 161 76.0 67.4-82.9 *** *** *** 39 20.7 14.1-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 285 237 81.9 75.3-87.0 *** *** *** 39 14.9 10.2-21.2
$25,000- 34,999 162 136 86.8 80.1-91.6 *** *** *** 21 10.2 6.2-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 161 145 89.5 81.9-94.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 406 349 85.3 80.4-89.2 *** *** *** 44 11.9 8.4-16.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 437 356 78.5 72.7-83.4 16 3.0 1.7- 5.1 65 18.5 13.9-24.3
No 1,034 901 87.1 84.4-89.5 26 2.4 1.5- 3.8 107 10.5 8.4-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 156 85.8 78.3-91.0 *** *** *** 15 10.3 6.1-16.9
Non-Veteran 1,302 1,107 84.8 82.2-87.2 36 2.4 1.6- 3.5 159 12.8 10.6-15.4

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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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