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2014 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 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
-Western NC 1,009 150 15.4 12.9-18.4 315 31.9 28.6-35.4 291 29.0 25.7-32.5 173 16.5 14.0-19.3 80 7.2 5.6- 9.2
GENDER
Male 429 63 15.6 11.8-20.2 128 31.8 26.8-37.2 129 29.4 24.5-34.7 78 16.6 13.0-20.9 31 6.7 4.4- 9.9
Female 580 87 15.3 12.1-19.3 187 32.0 27.7-36.7 162 28.7 24.3-33.5 95 16.3 13.1-20.2 49 7.6 5.5-10.5
RACE
White 914 138 15.4 12.8-18.5 297 33.2 29.7-37.0 262 28.6 25.2-32.3 147 15.9 13.3-18.9 70 6.9 5.2- 9.0
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** 14 16.2 9.4-26.5 *** *** *** 24 24.8 16.2-36.0 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 29 26.3 18.5-35.9 43 33.9 25.4-43.6 33 24.2 17.0-33.2 14 11.1 6.4-18.4 *** *** ***
35-54 240 40 14.9 10.7-20.4 81 34.5 28.1-41.5 74 32.9 26.1-40.5 34 13.5 9.3-19.1 *** *** ***
55-64 222 31 12.3 8.5-17.4 65 29.1 23.0-36.1 54 25.2 19.5-31.9 50 23.7 17.9-30.7 22 9.7 6.2-14.8
65-74 244 28 10.5 7.1-15.5 78 32.0 26.0-38.7 72 28.8 23.0-35.5 37 14.9 10.6-20.6 29 13.7 9.1-20.1
75+ 169 20 9.0 5.6-14.0 43 24.3 17.8-32.1 55 33.8 26.2-42.4 37 25.4 18.6-33.7 14 7.6 4.2-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** 23 14.7 9.4-22.2 46 36.7 27.1-47.5 41 30.1 21.9-39.9 20 13.9 8.5-21.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 29 11.8 8.0-17.0 81 30.6 24.9-37.0 92 32.0 26.1-38.6 58 16.3 12.4-21.1 36 9.2 6.4-13.2
Some Post-H.S. 264 41 20.0 14.6-26.7 89 37.0 30.5-44.1 68 23.0 17.9-29.0 50 15.1 11.1-20.1 16 5.0 2.8- 8.6
College Graduate 306 73 23.2 18.4-28.9 120 40.9 34.8-47.4 83 27.2 22.0-33.1 22 6.6 4.0-10.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** 16 11.0 6.4-18.1 40 32.5 23.7-42.8 37 33.5 24.0-44.5 22 17.0 10.5-26.4
$15,000- 24,999 189 21 12.8 7.8-20.5 43 23.8 17.5-31.5 49 23.4 16.9-31.5 51 27.4 20.7-35.3 25 12.6 8.1-18.9
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 28.7 19.9-39.4 23 20.9 13.6-30.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 26 17.3 11.3-25.6 55 35.7 27.1-45.3 44 38.1 28.3-48.9 16 7.3 4.3-12.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 62 25.5 19.5-32.6 108 45.6 38.4-53.0 61 21.4 16.4-27.5 18 5.9 3.4-10.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 *** *** *** 52 15.5 11.5-20.6 83 27.6 21.4-34.8 96 32.2 26.2-39.0 69 21.9 16.8-28.0
No 680 142 20.9 17.5-24.8 261 39.0 34.8-43.4 200 29.5 25.6-33.7 67 9.1 7.0-11.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 25 17.5 11.3-26.2 38 25.6 18.5-34.4 49 30.4 22.6-39.4 29 20.1 13.6-28.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 858 125 15.1 12.4-18.3 276 32.8 29.2-36.7 242 28.8 25.2-32.7 144 15.9 13.3-19.0 71 7.3 5.6- 9.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 827 113 14.1 11.4-17.2 259 32.1 28.5-36.0 242 29.7 26.0-33.7 142 16.5 13.8-19.6 71 7.6 5.8- 9.9
No 182 37 23.0 16.1-31.6 56 30.8 23.6-39.1 49 25.1 18.7-32.7 31 16.4 11.1-23.5 *** *** ***

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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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