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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,844 817 6.3 5.8- 6.9 8,027 93.7 93.1-94.2
-Western NC 1,001 99 6.6 5.0- 8.7 902 93.4 91.3-95.0
GENDER
Male 397 33 5.6 3.6- 8.8 364 94.4 91.2-96.4
Female 604 66 7.6 5.4-10.6 538 92.4 89.4-94.6
RACE
White 883 89 7.2 5.4- 9.5 794 92.8 90.5-94.6
Other minorities 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 215 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 218 30 14.1 9.3-20.9 188 85.9 79.1-90.7
75+ 175 38 18.5 12.5-26.6 137 81.5 73.4-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 36 7.7 5.1-11.4 267 92.3 88.6-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 292 29 7.6 4.8-11.9 263 92.4 88.1-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 23 5.2 3.1- 8.6 174 94.8 91.4-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 349 49 10.2 6.7-15.2 300 89.8 84.8-93.3
No 641 49 5.2 3.6- 7.5 592 94.8 92.5-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 23 12.9 7.2-22.3 117 87.1 77.7-92.8
Non-Veteran 861 76 5.6 4.1- 7.7 785 94.4 92.3-95.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 713 66 6.4 4.6- 8.9 647 93.6 91.1-95.4
No 288 33 7.4 4.6-11.5 255 92.6 88.5-95.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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