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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
-Western NC 991 771 73.2 69.2-76.9 95 10.5 8.1-13.3 40 6.8 4.7- 9.8 80 8.7 6.6-11.4 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9
GENDER
Male 394 289 68.3 61.8-74.0 36 9.7 6.5-14.2 22 9.5 5.9-15.0 45 11.9 8.3-16.7 *** *** ***
Female 597 482 77.9 73.0-82.2 59 11.2 8.1-15.3 18 4.3 2.4- 7.4 35 5.8 3.8- 8.7 *** *** ***
RACE
White 877 686 72.9 68.7-76.7 78 9.9 7.6-12.8 36 7.2 4.9-10.5 74 9.4 7.1-12.4 *** *** ***
Other minorities 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 115 *** *** *** 18 18.0 11.1-27.8 13 13.8 7.6-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 261 170 66.3 58.8-73.0 33 10.4 7.1-15.1 17 8.6 4.9-14.5 40 14.1 9.7-20.2 *** *** ***
55-64 215 174 84.7 78.3-89.5 22 8.5 5.0-14.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 217 193 89.0 82.4-93.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 104 76.9 66.9-84.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 299 229 70.3 62.3-77.3 34 12.8 8.2-19.5 *** *** *** 26 11.2 7.0-17.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 265 205 74.9 67.8-80.9 29 11.6 7.6-17.2 15 8.3 4.7-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 290 231 71.8 63.5-78.9 25 9.9 6.3-15.4 *** *** *** 23 8.6 5.3-13.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 20.1 12.2-31.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 194 140 66.1 55.6-75.2 26 16.0 9.7-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 101 79 76.8 65.0-85.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 238 195 80.0 72.5-85.8 19 7.9 4.8-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 294 81.7 75.4-86.7 21 5.8 3.3- 9.9 *** *** *** 26 8.1 4.9-13.1 *** *** ***
No 630 468 69.8 64.7-74.4 74 12.6 9.5-16.5 32 8.2 5.5-12.2 52 8.6 6.2-11.9 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 115 78.2 66.4-86.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 852 656 72.5 68.1-76.4 86 11.0 8.5-14.2 35 6.5 4.4- 9.6 71 9.4 7.0-12.4 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 705 547 74.7 70.2-78.8 64 9.7 7.1-13.0 27 5.3 3.3- 8.5 62 9.3 6.9-12.6 *** *** ***
No 286 224 67.6 58.8-75.2 31 13.5 8.6-20.5 13 12.5 7.1-21.2 18 6.5 3.6-11.3 *** *** ***

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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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