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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,860 9,933 79.0 78.0-80.0 1,927 21.0 20.0-22.0
-Western NC 1,608 1,346 78.3 75.2-81.0 262 21.7 19.0-24.8
GENDER
Male 620 508 74.7 69.5-79.3 112 25.3 20.7-30.5
Female 988 838 81.6 78.2-84.6 150 18.4 15.4-21.8
RACE
White 1,304 1,134 81.7 78.4-84.7 170 18.3 15.3-21.6
Other minorities 294 207 63.9 56.2-71.0 87 36.1 29.0-43.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,531 1,313 81.1 78.0-83.8 218 18.9 16.2-22.0
AGE
18-34 234 160 67.4 59.9-74.2 74 32.6 25.8-40.1
35-54 414 304 72.5 66.7-77.5 110 27.5 22.5-33.3
55-64 356 289 79.5 73.3-84.5 67 20.5 15.5-26.7
65-74 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 153 63.9 54.8-72.1 62 36.1 27.9-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 504 405 74.2 68.0-79.5 99 25.8 20.5-32.0
Some Post-H.S. 409 341 81.7 76.6-85.9 68 18.3 14.1-23.4
College Graduate 477 445 91.7 87.7-94.4 32 8.3 5.6-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 168 62.1 53.2-70.3 70 37.9 29.7-46.8
$15,000- 24,999 305 217 62.1 54.3-69.4 88 37.9 30.6-45.7
$25,000- 34,999 180 156 84.5 76.3-90.2 24 15.5 9.8-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 177 159 84.5 75.4-90.6 18 15.5 9.4-24.6
$50,000+ 422 404 94.3 90.5-96.6 18 5.7 3.4- 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 466 410 82.9 76.9-87.6 56 17.1 12.4-23.1
No 1,124 921 77.0 73.4-80.3 203 23.0 19.7-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,420 1,168 76.6 73.2-79.6 252 23.4 20.4-26.8

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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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