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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 7,208 3,464 32.5 31.1-33.9 3,744 67.5 66.1-68.9
-Western NC 842 466 40.7 36.5-45.0 376 59.3 55.0-63.5
GENDER
Male 330 172 37.8 31.6-44.5 158 62.2 55.5-68.4
Female 512 294 43.3 37.7-49.2 218 56.7 50.8-62.3
RACE
White 758 420 41.0 36.6-45.6 338 59.0 54.4-63.4
Other minorities 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 188 34 15.8 10.5-23.1 154 84.2 76.9-89.5
55-64 183 49 25.0 17.7-34.0 134 75.0 66.0-82.3
65-74 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 261 151 36.9 29.9-44.5 110 63.1 55.5-70.1
Some Post-H.S. 218 113 36.7 29.5-44.4 105 63.3 55.6-70.5
College Graduate 259 119 32.6 26.0-39.8 140 67.4 60.2-74.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 225 69 18.8 14.0-24.7 156 81.2 75.3-86.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 311 217 60.3 52.1-68.0 94 39.7 32.0-47.9
No 522 243 31.2 26.8-36.1 279 68.8 63.9-73.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 714 380 38.7 34.2-43.4 334 61.3 56.6-65.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 596 324 40.7 35.9-45.7 272 59.3 54.3-64.1
No 246 142 40.7 32.4-49.6 104 59.3 50.4-67.6

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*Asked only of those who report having any type of health insurance.

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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