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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Perceived Nutrition Environment

To what degree would you agree with the statement, “It is easy to purchase healthy foods
in my neighborhood such as whole grain foods, low fat options, and fruits and vegetables.”

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Total
Respond.^
Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,848 1,839 48.4 46.2-50.6 1,502 37.7 35.6-39.8 157 4.7 3.8- 5.8 237 6.2 5.3- 7.3 113 3.1 2.4- 3.9
-Western NC 462 224 49.6 43.4-55.8 177 35.6 29.9-41.6 14 5.2 2.8- 9.4 27 6.3 3.9-10.2 20 3.4 2.0- 5.7
GENDER
Male 190 86 42.7 33.7-52.1 78 40.4 31.6-49.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 272 138 56.4 48.3-64.2 99 30.8 24.1-38.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 416 202 50.5 44.0-57.0 160 35.4 29.6-41.7 *** *** *** 23 5.4 3.2- 9.2 17 3.0 1.7- 5.4
Other minorities 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 146 *** *** *** 42 32.4 23.2-43.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 108 76 70.5 59.2-79.8 30 28.6 19.4-39.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 294 156 51.9 44.2-59.4 105 34.4 27.7-41.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 398 193 49.6 42.9-56.2 148 34.2 28.3-40.7 *** *** *** 25 6.9 4.2-11.3 19 3.7 2.2- 6.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 330 150 48.1 41.1-55.3 133 37.3 30.8-44.3 *** *** *** 23 7.6 4.6-12.4 *** *** ***
No 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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