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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,443 2,130 27.1 25.8-28.5 6,313 72.9 71.5-74.2
-Western NC 976 223 27.7 23.9-31.7 753 72.3 68.3-76.1
GENDER
Male 388 75 25.6 20.2-31.8 313 74.4 68.2-79.8
Female 588 148 29.6 24.7-35.1 440 70.4 64.9-75.3
RACE
White 864 198 27.6 23.6-31.9 666 72.4 68.1-76.4
Other minorities 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 109 *** *** *** 75 65.0 54.0-74.7
35-54 257 83 32.4 25.7-39.9 174 67.6 60.1-74.3
55-64 211 54 27.1 19.6-36.2 157 72.9 63.8-80.4
65-74 216 36 19.4 13.3-27.3 180 80.6 72.7-86.7
75+ 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 32 27.2 18.2-38.6 98 72.8 61.4-81.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 71 27.8 21.3-35.3 230 72.2 64.7-78.7
Some Post-H.S. 265 75 35.1 28.0-42.8 190 64.9 57.2-72.0
College Graduate 277 45 15.3 10.7-21.3 232 84.7 78.7-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 193 58 38.5 29.3-48.6 135 61.5 51.4-70.7
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 230 42 17.9 12.5-24.9 188 82.1 75.1-87.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 90 34.6 27.6-42.2 256 65.4 57.8-72.4
No 619 130 24.6 20.3-29.5 489 75.4 70.5-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 135 20 16.7 9.8-26.9 115 83.3 73.1-90.2
Non-Veteran 841 203 29.4 25.3-33.8 638 70.6 66.2-74.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 697 158 26.6 22.4-31.3 539 73.4 68.7-77.6
No 279 65 31.7 24.0-40.5 214 68.3 59.5-76.0

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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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