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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,948 2,683 31.8 30.5-33.1 3,265 68.2 66.9-69.5
-Western NC 861 462 41.5 37.7-45.3 399 58.5 54.7-62.3
GENDER
Male 368 182 38.1 32.9-43.7 186 61.9 56.3-67.1
Female 493 280 44.4 39.2-49.7 213 55.6 50.3-60.8
RACE
White 796 435 42.4 38.4-46.4 361 57.6 53.6-61.6
Other minorities 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 185 43 22.9 17.0-30.2 142 77.1 69.8-83.0
65-74 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 138 41.2 34.7-48.0 114 58.8 52.0-65.3
Some Post-H.S. 230 112 34.4 28.3-40.9 118 65.6 59.1-71.7
College Graduate 273 133 36.2 30.4-42.5 140 63.8 57.5-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 145 98 57.5 47.1-67.3 47 42.5 32.7-52.9
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 135 57 31.7 22.8-42.1 78 68.3 57.9-77.2
$50,000+ 230 76 22.4 17.5-28.2 154 77.6 71.8-82.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 277 194 62.0 54.3-69.2 83 38.0 30.8-45.7
No 564 256 32.0 28.1-36.1 308 68.0 63.9-71.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 92 56.2 46.2-65.7 46 43.8 34.3-53.8
Non-Veteran 722 370 38.9 34.9-43.0 352 61.1 57.0-65.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 697 374 40.8 36.7-45.1 323 59.2 54.9-63.3
No 164 88 44.7 36.1-53.6 76 55.3 46.4-63.9

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*Asked only of those who report having any type of health insurance.

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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