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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 11,866 1,075 7.0 6.5- 7.5 10,791 93.0 92.5-93.5
-Western NC 1,610 199 9.4 7.9-11.0 1,411 90.6 89.0-92.1
GENDER
Male 619 79 9.4 7.3-12.1 540 90.6 87.9-92.7
Female 991 120 9.3 7.5-11.5 871 90.7 88.5-92.5
RACE
White 1,305 194 11.2 9.5-13.2 1,111 88.8 86.8-90.5
Other minorities 295 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** 70 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,533 199 10.0 8.5-11.8 1,334 90.0 88.2-91.5
AGE
18-34 236 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 413 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 397 95.9 93.0-97.6
55-64 354 39 12.5 8.8-17.6 315 87.5 82.4-91.2
65-74 353 71 21.9 17.1-27.5 282 78.1 72.5-82.9
75+ 240 69 28.8 22.1-36.5 171 71.2 63.5-77.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 23 8.7 5.4-13.6 191 91.3 86.4-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 51 6.7 4.9- 9.2 455 93.3 90.8-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 411 56 11.2 8.3-14.9 355 88.8 85.1-91.7
College Graduate 476 69 11.6 8.8-15.1 407 88.4 84.9-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 28 8.5 5.4-13.0 208 91.5 87.0-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 304 39 8.6 5.9-12.5 265 91.4 87.5-94.1
$25,000- 34,999 180 24 10.7 6.6-16.8 156 89.3 83.2-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 177 18 9.8 5.8-16.1 159 90.2 83.9-94.2
$50,000+ 421 50 9.3 6.8-12.6 371 90.7 87.4-93.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 465 85 16.0 12.4-20.4 380 84.0 79.6-87.6
No 1,127 113 7.3 5.9- 9.1 1,014 92.7 90.9-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 38 20.4 14.4-28.2 149 79.6 71.8-85.6
Non-Veteran 1,423 161 8.2 6.8- 9.8 1,262 91.8 90.2-93.2

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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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