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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 11,866 2,023 18.9 18.0-19.8 9,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
-Western NC 1,612 252 18.2 15.8-21.0 1,360 81.8 79.0-84.2
GENDER
Male 619 84 16.9 13.1-21.4 535 83.1 78.6-86.9
Female 993 168 19.5 16.5-22.9 825 80.5 77.1-83.5
RACE
White 1,307 179 16.9 14.3-19.9 1,128 83.1 80.1-85.7
Other minorities 295 70 22.7 17.2-29.3 225 77.3 70.7-82.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,535 228 17.2 14.7-19.9 1,307 82.8 80.1-85.3
AGE
18-34 235 54 21.0 15.8-27.4 181 79.0 72.6-84.2
35-54 414 106 25.6 20.7-31.1 308 74.4 68.9-79.3
55-64 356 56 16.6 11.9-22.7 300 83.4 77.3-88.1
65-74 354 29 8.5 5.6-12.8 325 91.5 87.2-94.4
75+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 61 32.9 24.9-41.9 154 67.1 58.1-75.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 91 19.1 14.8-24.3 415 80.9 75.7-85.2
Some Post-H.S. 411 62 15.3 11.7-19.9 349 84.7 80.1-88.3
College Graduate 477 38 9.9 6.9-14.0 439 90.1 86.0-93.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 81 40.3 32.2-49.0 157 59.7 51.0-67.8
$15,000- 24,999 306 79 31.0 24.3-38.6 227 69.0 61.4-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 179 25 16.2 10.5-24.0 154 83.8 76.0-89.5
$35,000- 49,999 177 19 11.1 6.3-19.0 158 88.9 81.0-93.7
$50,000+ 422 20 6.2 3.9- 9.9 402 93.8 90.1-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 98 26.1 20.8-32.2 370 73.9 67.8-79.2
No 1,126 148 15.2 12.6-18.2 978 84.8 81.8-87.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,424 241 19.7 17.0-22.6 1,183 80.3 77.4-83.0

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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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