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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 6,842 80.8 79.7-81.9 1,989 19.2 18.1-20.3
-Western NC 998 725 75.6 71.9-79.0 273 24.4 21.0-28.1
GENDER
Male 396 294 75.1 69.3-80.2 102 24.9 19.8-30.7
Female 602 431 76.0 71.1-80.3 171 24.0 19.7-28.9
RACE
White 881 645 75.6 71.7-79.2 236 24.4 20.8-28.3
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 102 87.5 79.4-92.7 16 12.5 7.3-20.6
35-54 265 198 75.5 68.1-81.7 67 24.5 18.3-31.9
55-64 216 149 70.7 62.3-78.0 67 29.3 22.0-37.7
65-74 218 163 75.6 67.0-82.6 55 24.4 17.4-33.0
75+ 170 104 57.6 47.2-67.4 66 42.4 32.6-52.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 207 77.2 71.0-82.4 96 22.8 17.6-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 267 196 79.5 73.2-84.6 71 20.5 15.4-26.8
College Graduate 291 260 92.5 88.3-95.3 31 7.5 4.7-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 195 124 67.7 57.8-76.2 71 32.3 23.8-42.2
$25,000- 34,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 224 92.7 87.3-95.9 15 7.3 4.1-12.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 347 152 46.1 38.8-53.5 195 53.9 46.5-61.2
No 641 564 87.7 83.9-90.7 77 12.3 9.3-16.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 103 76.5 66.3-84.3 35 23.5 15.7-33.7
Non-Veteran 860 622 75.5 71.4-79.1 238 24.5 20.9-28.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 711 501 74.4 70.1-78.4 210 25.6 21.6-29.9
No 287 224 80.0 72.9-85.6 63 20.0 14.4-27.1

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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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