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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,749 9,208 73.5 72.4-74.6 1,079 10.8 10.1-11.7 683 7.1 6.5- 7.8 671 7.3 6.7- 8.0 108 1.3 1.0- 1.6
-Western NC 1,603 1,246 71.6 68.4-74.6 152 10.9 8.9-13.2 94 8.2 6.3-10.5 101 8.0 6.4-10.0 10 1.3 0.7- 2.6
GENDER
Male 614 453 66.7 61.5-71.6 62 11.4 8.3-15.4 42 9.9 6.8-14.1 49 9.5 6.8-12.9 *** *** ***
Female 989 793 76.1 72.4-79.5 90 10.4 8.1-13.2 52 6.6 4.7- 9.3 52 6.6 4.8- 9.0 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,299 1,018 71.6 68.0-74.9 125 11.2 9.0-14.0 72 7.8 5.8-10.4 77 8.1 6.3-10.3 *** *** ***
Other minorities 294 224 73.7 66.3-80.0 26 9.4 5.8-14.8 19 8.2 4.6-14.2 22 7.1 4.0-12.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,527 1,196 72.4 69.1-75.5 146 11.1 9.1-13.6 88 7.9 6.1-10.3 91 7.8 6.1- 9.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 232 143 58.8 51.1-66.1 30 12.6 8.2-18.9 28 14.6 9.6-21.5 26 11.0 7.3-16.3 *** *** ***
35-54 412 284 67.1 61.4-72.4 51 11.8 8.6-16.0 33 9.5 6.5-13.7 41 10.5 7.4-14.7 *** *** ***
55-64 356 281 76.5 70.1-81.9 37 13.5 9.1-19.5 *** *** *** 21 6.1 3.6-10.1 *** *** ***
65-74 352 311 88.1 83.3-91.6 20 4.9 3.0- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 237 214 91.0 85.3-94.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 159 70.7 61.7-78.3 24 12.1 7.1-20.1 *** *** *** 19 8.6 5.1-14.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 392 68.1 61.8-73.8 35 9.7 6.2-14.8 34 10.6 6.8-16.1 42 11.3 7.9-15.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 406 308 71.8 66.0-77.0 42 10.4 7.4-14.4 26 9.3 6.1-13.9 29 8.0 5.3-11.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 475 386 78.5 73.6-82.7 51 12.7 9.4-16.9 26 6.3 4.0- 9.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 164 59.9 51.0-68.2 31 15.9 10.0-24.3 16 10.6 6.0-18.1 21 10.2 6.2-16.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 304 232 68.2 60.3-75.2 20 7.2 4.4-11.7 23 9.8 5.6-16.7 27 13.1 8.5-19.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 178 140 73.8 64.6-81.2 16 12.0 6.9-19.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 146 80.0 71.9-86.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 420 336 75.2 69.5-80.1 52 12.4 9.2-16.6 20 7.4 4.6-11.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 464 386 78.5 72.3-83.6 35 7.8 5.1-11.8 *** *** *** 19 5.2 3.1- 8.5 *** *** ***
No 1,121 846 69.2 65.4-72.8 117 12.0 9.6-14.9 70 8.4 6.3-11.1 81 9.0 7.0-11.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 165 87.4 80.1-92.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,415 1,081 69.9 66.4-73.1 143 11.6 9.4-14.1 88 8.8 6.8-11.4 93 8.3 6.5-10.4 *** *** ***

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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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