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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,859 8,333 65.6 64.5-66.8 1,379 9.7 9.1-10.4 2,147 24.6 23.6-25.7
-Western NC 1,609 1,169 67.9 64.7-70.9 174 9.1 7.6-10.9 266 23.0 20.3-26.0
GENDER
Male 619 423 64.0 58.9-68.7 54 7.0 5.2- 9.5 142 29.0 24.5-34.0
Female 990 746 71.6 67.6-75.2 120 11.0 8.8-13.8 124 17.4 14.3-21.0
RACE
White 1,305 985 71.3 67.9-74.5 150 10.2 8.4-12.4 170 18.5 15.7-21.7
Other minorities 294 177 51.9 44.3-59.5 24 4.4 2.7- 7.2 93 43.7 36.2-51.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,532 1,139 70.4 67.2-73.4 173 9.6 8.0-11.5 220 20.0 17.3-23.0
AGE
18-34 234 127 55.4 48.0-62.7 *** *** *** 97 40.5 33.5-47.9
35-54 414 283 64.7 58.7-70.2 42 9.8 6.8-13.8 89 25.6 20.5-31.5
55-64 356 270 75.6 69.9-80.5 42 11.3 8.1-15.6 44 13.1 9.4-18.1
65-74 352 297 84.8 80.0-88.7 37 10.0 6.9-14.1 18 5.2 3.1- 8.7
75+ 239 183 77.4 69.9-83.5 42 16.2 11.3-22.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 134 58.7 49.9-67.1 21 7.7 4.3-13.3 60 33.6 25.8-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 368 69.2 63.3-74.5 44 5.9 4.1- 8.3 94 24.9 19.9-30.8
Some Post-H.S. 408 288 65.3 59.4-70.9 52 12.6 9.2-17.0 68 22.1 17.3-27.8
College Graduate 477 377 77.4 72.4-81.7 57 10.3 7.7-13.7 43 12.3 8.8-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 150 58.6 49.9-66.7 25 6.9 4.2-11.2 62 34.5 26.6-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 305 208 57.6 49.8-65.1 24 6.2 3.8- 9.9 73 36.3 28.9-44.4
$25,000- 34,999 178 133 70.3 61.1-78.1 18 9.6 5.6-15.8 27 20.2 13.5-29.1
$35,000- 49,999 177 134 74.8 66.2-81.8 25 10.6 6.9-15.9 18 14.7 8.9-23.3
$50,000+ 422 348 78.1 72.6-82.8 39 9.1 6.3-12.9 35 12.8 9.0-17.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 465 323 63.9 57.6-69.8 81 16.5 12.8-21.1 61 19.5 14.4-25.9
No 1,126 832 68.9 65.2-72.4 92 6.8 5.2- 8.8 202 24.3 21.0-27.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 137 71.7 62.9-79.1 23 9.9 6.2-15.4 27 18.4 12.0-27.2
Non-Veteran 1,422 1,032 67.5 64.1-70.7 151 9.0 7.4-10.9 239 23.5 20.6-26.8

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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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