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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Inadequate Sleep

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,135 721 10.6 9.8-11.5 1,513 21.7 20.6-22.9 4,232 58.3 56.9-59.7 669 9.4 8.6-10.3
-Western NC 994 89 9.6 7.6-12.2 192 20.6 17.7-23.8 621 61.8 58.0-65.3 92 8.0 6.2-10.3
GENDER
Male 422 37 8.3 5.8-11.8 90 22.3 17.8-27.5 261 60.8 55.1-66.2 34 8.6 5.7-12.8
Female 572 52 10.8 7.8-14.7 102 19.1 15.5-23.2 360 62.6 57.7-67.2 58 7.6 5.6-10.1
RACE
White 901 80 9.7 7.5-12.4 170 20.6 17.5-24.1 568 61.7 57.8-65.5 83 8.0 6.1-10.4
Other minorities 81 *** *** *** 20 21.1 13.2-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 122 *** *** *** 29 21.9 15.2-30.6 76 62.1 52.3-71.1 *** *** ***
35-54 237 27 12.9 8.5-19.0 53 22.6 17.0-29.4 144 59.6 52.2-66.6 *** *** ***
55-64 220 23 11.0 7.1-16.8 47 21.6 16.2-28.2 137 62.0 54.7-68.7 13 5.4 3.0- 9.4
65-74 239 25 9.7 6.4-14.6 36 16.8 11.8-23.3 145 60.9 53.7-67.6 33 12.6 8.7-18.0
75+ 165 *** *** *** 25 16.0 10.3-24.1 111 66.8 58.0-74.5 23 13.4 8.7-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 *** *** *** 24 16.6 10.6-25.1 81 63.8 53.5-73.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 292 39 12.6 8.9-17.5 57 21.8 16.5-28.3 166 56.9 50.2-63.4 30 8.7 5.8-12.9
Some Post-H.S. 259 22 8.3 5.2-13.0 59 24.5 19.0-31.1 160 59.9 52.8-66.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 306 *** *** *** 50 16.3 12.2-21.4 212 70.2 64.1-75.7 32 9.4 6.2-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 21 22.0 13.8-33.1 24 17.0 10.9-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 186 24 10.3 6.4-16.2 37 24.6 17.4-33.6 103 54.9 46.3-63.3 22 10.2 6.4-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 72.1 61.1-81.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** 32 21.8 15.2-30.3 90 62.0 52.2-71.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 *** *** *** 49 20.7 15.3-27.4 182 68.1 60.4-75.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 48 18.4 13.2-25.0 62 20.5 15.5-26.5 155 51.4 44.4-58.4 37 9.7 6.7-13.9
No 671 36 5.6 3.9- 7.9 126 20.8 17.3-24.7 457 66.3 61.9-70.5 52 7.3 5.2-10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 *** *** *** 29 26.3 18.2-36.5 98 60.1 50.2-69.3 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 846 81 10.3 8.0-13.1 163 19.7 16.7-23.1 522 62.0 58.0-65.8 80 8.1 6.1-10.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 812 80 10.1 7.8-13.0 158 20.7 17.5-24.3 498 60.6 56.5-64.6 76 8.5 6.5-11.2
No 182 *** *** *** 34 19.8 13.7-27.7 123 67.9 59.3-75.4 16 5.4 3.1- 9.0

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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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