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2014 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 7,256 5,721 81.0 80.0-82.1 1,535 19.0 17.9-20.0
-Western NC 1,009 756 76.4 73.2-79.3 253 23.6 20.7-26.8
GENDER
Male 429 320 76.7 71.9-80.9 109 23.3 19.1-28.1
Female 580 436 76.0 71.7-79.9 144 24.0 20.1-28.3
RACE
White 914 697 77.2 73.9-80.3 217 22.8 19.7-26.1
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 105 84.4 76.0-90.3 18 15.6 9.7-24.0
35-54 240 195 82.3 76.3-87.1 45 17.7 12.9-23.7
55-64 222 150 66.6 59.4-73.2 72 33.4 26.8-40.6
65-74 244 178 71.4 64.3-77.5 66 28.6 22.5-35.7
75+ 169 118 67.0 58.5-74.6 51 33.0 25.4-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 75 56.0 45.9-65.6 61 44.0 34.4-54.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 296 202 74.4 68.8-79.3 94 25.6 20.7-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 264 198 80.0 74.4-84.6 66 20.0 15.4-25.6
College Graduate 306 276 91.3 87.1-94.3 30 8.7 5.7-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 61 49.5 39.1-59.9 59 50.5 40.1-60.9
$15,000- 24,999 189 113 60.1 51.7-67.9 76 39.9 32.1-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 100 70 74.2 64.0-82.3 30 25.8 17.7-36.0
$35,000- 49,999 144 125 91.1 85.8-94.6 19 8.9 5.4-14.2
$50,000+ 253 231 92.6 88.1-95.5 22 7.4 4.5-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 143 45.9 39.0-52.9 165 54.1 47.1-61.0
No 680 603 89.4 86.6-91.7 77 10.6 8.3-13.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 112 73.5 64.3-81.1 38 26.5 18.9-35.7
Non-Veteran 858 643 76.8 73.4-79.9 215 23.2 20.1-26.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 827 614 75.9 72.4-79.1 213 24.1 20.9-27.6
No 182 142 78.8 70.9-85.1 40 21.2 14.9-29.1

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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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