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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,863 1,361 11.7 11.0-12.6 10,502 88.3 87.4-89.0
-Western NC 1,612 187 10.7 8.9-12.7 1,425 89.3 87.3-91.1
GENDER
Male 620 54 7.7 5.6-10.5 566 92.3 89.5-94.4
Female 992 133 13.4 10.9-16.4 859 86.6 83.6-89.1
RACE
White 1,306 141 10.2 8.3-12.3 1,165 89.8 87.7-91.7
Other minorities 296 44 13.1 8.7-19.3 252 86.9 80.7-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,535 182 11.0 9.2-13.1 1,353 89.0 86.9-90.8
AGE
18-34 235 26 8.9 5.8-13.4 209 91.1 86.6-94.2
35-54 415 52 12.5 9.1-17.0 363 87.5 83.0-90.9
55-64 356 48 11.7 8.4-16.0 308 88.3 84.0-91.6
65-74 353 34 8.1 5.5-12.0 319 91.9 88.0-94.5
75+ 239 26 11.8 7.5-18.1 213 88.2 81.9-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 33 12.5 7.9-19.2 183 87.5 80.8-92.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 55 9.4 6.8-12.9 452 90.6 87.1-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 411 48 11.2 8.1-15.2 363 88.8 84.8-91.9
College Graduate 475 51 10.7 7.8-14.5 424 89.3 85.5-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 43 15.2 10.5-21.4 195 84.8 78.6-89.5
$15,000- 24,999 306 32 9.8 6.4-14.8 274 90.2 85.2-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 17 6.7 3.9-11.3 160 93.3 88.7-96.1
$50,000+ 422 44 11.2 7.9-15.5 378 88.8 84.5-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 466 79 15.2 11.6-19.7 387 84.8 80.3-88.4
No 1,128 103 9.1 7.2-11.4 1,025 90.9 88.6-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 19 8.5 5.0-14.1 168 91.5 85.9-95.0
Non-Veteran 1,425 168 10.9 9.1-13.1 1,257 89.1 86.9-90.9

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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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