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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

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Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
-Western NC 998 157 15.5 12.9-18.7 302 32.1 28.3-36.1 266 28.0 24.3-32.0 176 17.4 14.5-20.8 97 7.0 5.2- 9.4
GENDER
Male 396 58 14.0 10.3-18.9 129 34.3 28.5-40.5 107 26.8 21.5-32.8 70 19.0 14.4-24.6 32 5.9 3.7- 9.0
Female 602 99 16.9 13.3-21.3 173 30.1 25.3-35.3 159 29.0 24.0-34.6 106 15.9 12.4-20.1 65 8.1 5.5-11.8
RACE
White 881 142 15.1 12.4-18.2 267 32.7 28.7-37.0 236 27.8 24.0-32.0 154 17.0 14.0-20.5 82 7.4 5.4-10.0
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 24 19.1 12.3-28.3 50 41.3 31.5-51.7 28 27.1 18.4-38.1 15 11.5 6.5-19.3 *** *** ***
35-54 265 42 14.6 10.4-20.3 85 31.1 24.6-38.3 71 29.8 23.3-37.3 48 17.7 12.6-24.3 *** *** ***
55-64 216 27 14.0 9.1-21.0 59 27.9 20.6-36.5 63 28.8 21.4-37.6 37 18.8 12.7-26.9 30 10.5 6.6-16.2
65-74 218 42 17.5 12.2-24.4 65 33.6 25.8-42.3 56 24.5 18.1-32.3 29 13.5 8.1-21.7 26 10.9 6.7-17.3
75+ 170 22 11.8 6.7-19.8 40 21.8 14.9-30.7 42 24.0 16.5-33.5 46 32.8 23.5-43.6 20 9.7 5.5-16.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 15.8 9.0-26.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 21 7.6 4.4-13.0 96 39.1 31.8-46.9 90 30.5 23.8-38.1 63 17.2 12.6-23.1 33 5.5 3.6- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 267 42 19.3 13.9-26.1 71 28.0 21.8-35.2 83 32.2 25.5-39.7 44 13.6 9.4-19.4 27 6.9 4.2-10.9
College Graduate 291 89 32.5 25.9-39.9 117 46.3 38.8-54.0 54 13.7 9.8-19.0 22 5.8 3.4- 9.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** 26 17.3 10.5-27.1 29 22.4 14.2-33.3 *** *** *** 41 19.0 12.6-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 195 *** *** *** 47 23.6 16.1-33.1 61 36.4 27.4-46.5 45 19.3 13.1-27.5 26 13.0 7.1-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 19.5 11.6-31.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 19 13.5 7.9-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 69 25.4 19.5-32.4 110 48.0 40.0-56.1 45 19.2 13.3-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 *** *** *** 51 17.7 12.6-24.3 85 23.5 18.0-30.2 110 33.3 26.7-40.6 85 20.6 15.2-27.4
No 641 138 19.9 16.3-24.0 250 38.5 33.7-43.6 176 29.3 24.7-34.3 65 10.9 8.1-14.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 25 17.6 11.2-26.7 *** *** *** 34 21.1 13.4-31.7 18 14.7 8.5-24.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 860 132 15.2 12.3-18.6 258 31.2 27.2-35.5 232 29.0 25.0-33.4 158 17.8 14.6-21.5 80 6.7 4.9- 9.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 711 101 14.1 11.3-17.6 214 31.5 27.2-36.1 186 28.8 24.5-33.5 132 18.4 14.9-22.4 78 7.2 5.2-10.0
No 287 56 20.9 14.8-28.7 88 34.4 27.0-42.8 80 24.6 18.3-32.3 44 13.7 9.1-20.0 *** *** ***

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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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