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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 10,371 4,379 48.1 46.8-49.4 5,992 51.9 50.6-53.2
-Western NC 1,422 569 47.2 43.8-50.7 853 52.8 49.3-56.2
GENDER
Male 538 208 45.0 39.6-50.6 330 55.0 49.4-60.4
Female 884 361 49.2 44.9-53.5 523 50.8 46.5-55.1
RACE
White 1,174 459 46.3 42.5-50.1 715 53.7 49.9-57.5
Other minorities 241 106 51.1 42.7-59.4 135 48.9 40.6-57.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,359 545 47.7 44.2-51.2 814 52.3 48.8-55.8
AGE
18-34 195 124 64.2 55.7-71.9 71 35.8 28.1-44.3
35-54 375 171 48.8 42.8-54.8 204 51.2 45.2-57.2
55-64 323 137 42.4 36.0-49.1 186 57.6 50.9-64.0
65-74 313 97 33.0 27.2-39.4 216 67.0 60.6-72.8
75+ 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 70 38.9 30.0-48.5 120 61.1 51.5-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 430 175 49.5 43.1-56.0 255 50.5 44.0-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 363 162 53.4 47.1-59.6 201 46.6 40.4-52.9
College Graduate 437 162 41.9 36.3-47.6 275 58.1 52.4-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 88 45.1 36.2-54.3 116 54.9 45.7-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 276 106 43.3 35.7-51.3 170 56.7 48.7-64.3
$25,000- 34,999 157 69 55.9 46.0-65.2 88 44.1 34.8-54.0
$35,000- 49,999 158 69 49.1 39.8-58.6 89 50.9 41.4-60.2
$50,000+ 389 165 50.6 44.5-56.6 224 49.4 43.4-55.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 424 157 42.8 36.6-49.3 267 57.2 50.7-63.4
No 990 408 48.5 44.4-52.6 582 51.5 47.4-55.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 52 35.2 27.0-44.4 116 64.8 55.6-73.0
Non-Veteran 1,254 517 48.5 44.9-52.2 737 51.5 47.8-55.1

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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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