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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly or less often Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,382 291 2.9 2.5- 3.3 894 9.9 9.2-10.8 1,405 14.9 14.0-15.8 7,792 72.3 71.1-73.5
-Western NC 1,427 37 2.5 1.7- 3.7 99 7.8 6.2- 9.7 178 13.9 11.7-16.4 1,113 75.8 72.8-78.5
GENDER
Male 538 19 3.0 1.7- 5.0 60 11.0 8.3-14.6 77 15.2 11.8-19.4 382 70.8 65.8-75.3
Female 889 18 2.2 1.3- 3.7 39 4.9 3.3- 7.1 101 12.7 10.1-15.9 731 80.2 76.6-83.4
RACE
White 1,176 31 2.2 1.5- 3.4 78 7.6 5.9- 9.7 146 14.2 11.8-17.0 921 76.0 72.7-79.0
Other minorities 243 *** *** *** 21 9.2 5.4-15.2 32 12.9 8.4-19.3 184 73.7 65.8-80.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,363 37 2.7 1.8- 3.9 95 7.9 6.2- 9.9 171 14.1 11.8-16.7 1,060 75.3 72.2-78.2
AGE
18-34 193 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 16.2 11.1-23.0 143 76.2 68.8-82.3
35-54 369 *** *** *** 28 9.1 6.0-13.6 58 16.0 12.1-20.9 271 71.3 65.5-76.5
55-64 325 *** *** *** 33 11.2 7.7-16.0 39 13.4 9.6-18.6 248 74.1 67.9-79.4
65-74 318 *** *** *** 21 8.3 5.2-13.0 32 10.1 6.8-14.7 253 78.3 72.4-83.1
75+ 214 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 192 89.3 83.0-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 11.2 6.8-17.8 165 86.1 79.2-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 432 *** *** *** 43 12.4 8.9-17.1 46 11.8 8.2-16.8 334 73.9 68.0-79.1
Some Post-H.S. 364 *** *** *** 26 7.6 4.9-11.6 54 16.1 12.0-21.2 272 73.2 67.3-78.4
College Graduate 437 *** *** *** 25 5.6 3.5- 8.7 58 15.9 12.0-20.8 340 74.3 68.7-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 84.1 76.3-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 274 *** *** *** 22 8.8 5.4-14.1 32 13.7 9.3-19.8 211 74.6 67.5-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 18.4 11.5-28.1 129 76.9 67.2-84.4
$35,000- 49,999 158 *** *** *** 13 11.2 6.3-19.3 22 16.1 9.9-25.2 121 71.7 62.0-79.8
$50,000+ 389 *** *** *** 38 10.8 7.5-15.3 61 16.4 12.4-21.4 275 69.0 63.1-74.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 426 *** *** *** 28 7.2 4.7-10.9 50 14.9 10.8-20.1 336 74.8 69.0-79.9
No 992 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8 70 8.0 6.1-10.4 127 13.6 11.1-16.6 770 76.0 72.5-79.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 *** *** *** 24 18.0 11.5-27.0 20 13.9 8.8-21.4 114 62.8 53.5-71.1
Non-Veteran 1,259 27 2.2 1.4- 3.5 75 6.7 5.1- 8.6 158 13.9 11.6-16.6 999 77.2 74.1-80.1

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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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