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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Own Rent Other arrangement
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,753 8,363 70.7 69.6-71.7 2,771 22.8 21.9-23.7 619 6.5 5.9- 7.3
-Western NC 1,597 1,195 73.4 70.4-76.2 318 19.8 17.4-22.4 84 6.8 5.1- 9.1
GENDER
Male 615 452 72.7 67.8-77.1 128 19.1 15.6-23.2 35 8.2 5.3-12.4
Female 982 743 74.1 70.3-77.5 190 20.4 17.3-23.9 49 5.5 3.8- 7.9
RACE
White 1,298 1,038 78.8 75.6-81.7 200 14.9 12.6-17.6 60 6.2 4.4- 8.8
Other minorities 290 151 48.8 41.2-56.4 116 42.0 34.7-49.6 23 9.2 5.5-15.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,522 1,162 74.7 71.6-77.5 279 18.3 16.0-21.0 81 7.0 5.2- 9.4
AGE
18-34 235 85 41.0 33.7-48.7 116 41.8 34.8-49.1 34 17.2 11.9-24.4
35-54 409 303 82.1 78.1-85.6 87 14.6 11.5-18.4 19 3.2 1.9- 5.5
55-64 352 291 86.5 82.2-90.0 49 10.9 7.9-15.0 *** *** ***
65-74 349 306 91.5 88.0-94.1 37 7.1 4.8-10.5 *** *** ***
75+ 240 200 91.1 86.9-94.0 28 6.1 3.8- 9.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 131 66.1 57.6-73.6 72 29.6 22.6-37.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 503 375 72.2 66.2-77.5 94 17.0 13.2-21.8 34 10.7 6.8-16.5
Some Post-H.S. 405 296 72.4 66.8-77.4 90 21.7 17.2-26.9 19 5.9 3.5- 9.7
College Graduate 472 390 82.4 77.9-86.2 62 13.8 10.4-18.0 20 3.8 2.2- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 117 46.3 38.0-54.9 97 39.2 31.4-47.5 23 14.5 8.8-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 305 213 67.0 59.4-73.9 74 25.1 19.1-32.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 180 136 75.2 66.5-82.2 40 22.9 16.1-31.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 175 144 83.7 76.4-89.1 24 13.0 8.2-20.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 422 385 90.3 86.0-93.5 27 7.2 4.6-11.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 328 74.2 68.7-79.0 108 18.6 14.6-23.3 32 7.2 4.5-11.3
No 1,115 855 72.9 69.3-76.3 208 20.4 17.5-23.5 52 6.7 4.7- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 186 151 83.0 75.2-88.6 28 14.9 9.5-22.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,411 1,044 72.4 69.1-75.4 290 20.3 17.8-23.1 77 7.3 5.4- 9.8

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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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