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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,267 621 6.2 5.6- 6.8 6,646 93.8 93.2-94.4
-Western NC 1,008 107 8.2 6.7-10.2 901 91.8 89.8-93.3
GENDER
Male 428 39 6.6 4.7- 9.3 389 93.4 90.7-95.3
Female 580 68 9.6 7.4-12.5 512 90.4 87.5-92.6
RACE
White 913 99 8.5 6.8-10.6 814 91.5 89.4-93.2
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 239 16 5.7 3.3- 9.7 223 94.3 90.3-96.7
55-64 221 19 8.4 5.1-13.4 202 91.6 86.6-94.9
65-74 244 39 15.2 10.9-20.9 205 84.8 79.1-89.1
75+ 170 32 19.8 13.9-27.4 138 80.2 72.6-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 294 29 7.2 4.8-10.6 265 92.8 89.4-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 264 34 10.8 7.5-15.3 230 89.2 84.7-92.5
College Graduate 306 33 8.0 5.5-11.4 273 92.0 88.6-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 188 17 7.4 4.3-12.5 171 92.6 87.5-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 100 15 9.8 5.6-16.7 85 90.2 83.3-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 144 16 7.2 4.1-12.4 128 92.8 87.6-95.9
$50,000+ 253 23 7.8 4.9-12.2 230 92.2 87.8-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 48 13.8 10.0-18.8 260 86.2 81.2-90.0
No 679 56 5.9 4.5- 7.8 623 94.1 92.2-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 19 10.3 6.2-16.6 131 89.7 83.4-93.8
Non-Veteran 857 88 7.9 6.3-10.0 769 92.1 90.0-93.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 826 83 8.4 6.6-10.5 743 91.6 89.5-93.4
No 182 24 7.7 5.0-11.7 158 92.3 88.3-95.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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