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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,844 9,210 80.7 79.8-81.6 2,634 19.3 18.4-20.2
-Western NC 1,606 1,216 78.8 76.2-81.2 390 21.2 18.8-23.8
GENDER
Male 619 468 78.7 74.5-82.3 151 21.3 17.7-25.5
Female 987 748 79.0 75.7-82.0 239 21.0 18.0-24.3
RACE
White 1,300 1,009 80.7 78.0-83.2 291 19.3 16.8-22.0
Other minorities 296 200 71.3 64.2-77.4 96 28.7 22.6-35.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,530 1,172 80.0 77.4-82.4 358 20.0 17.6-22.6
AGE
18-34 236 205 88.6 83.1-92.5 31 11.4 7.5-16.9
35-54 414 321 78.3 73.1-82.8 93 21.7 17.2-26.9
55-64 354 262 73.9 68.0-79.2 92 26.1 20.8-32.0
65-74 348 255 73.4 67.6-78.5 93 26.6 21.5-32.4
75+ 240 163 68.0 59.9-75.2 77 32.0 24.8-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 106 58.9 50.4-67.0 109 41.1 33.0-49.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 505 352 74.6 69.5-79.2 153 25.4 20.8-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 408 324 84.8 80.5-88.2 84 15.2 11.8-19.5
College Graduate 475 431 92.3 88.9-94.8 44 7.7 5.2-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 122 56.0 47.5-64.1 115 44.0 35.9-52.5
$15,000- 24,999 304 201 68.5 61.6-74.7 103 31.5 25.3-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 179 135 77.9 70.3-84.1 44 22.1 15.9-29.7
$35,000- 49,999 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 421 391 93.6 89.5-96.1 30 6.4 3.9-10.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 464 222 48.6 42.5-54.8 242 51.4 45.2-57.5
No 1,124 987 89.2 86.8-91.2 137 10.8 8.8-13.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 141 78.5 71.0-84.5 47 21.5 15.5-29.0
Non-Veteran 1,418 1,075 78.9 76.1-81.4 343 21.1 18.6-23.9

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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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