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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,667 549 8.2 7.4- 9.1 6,118 91.8 90.9-92.6
-Western 1,131 101 9.6 7.4-12.3 1,030 90.4 87.7-92.6
GENDER
Male 501 30 6.7 4.3-10.4 471 93.3 89.6-95.7
Female 630 71 12.3 9.0-16.5 559 87.7 83.5-91.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 970 91 9.9 7.7-12.8 879 90.1 87.2-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 174 14 10.4 5.7-18.0 160 89.6 82.0-94.3
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 242 20 8.8 5.1-14.8 222 91.2 85.2-94.9
65-74 255 23 7.5 4.6-12.1 232 92.5 87.9-95.4
75+ 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 18 17.8 10.0-29.7 103 82.2 70.3-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 31 7.6 4.9-11.6 287 92.4 88.4-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 314 28 8.5 5.5-12.9 286 91.5 87.1-94.5
College Graduate 375 23 7.5 4.5-12.2 352 92.5 87.8-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 23 11.7 6.8-19.2 177 88.3 80.8-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 61 18.6 13.7-24.9 294 81.4 75.1-86.3
No 756 39 6.0 3.9- 9.0 717 94.0 91.0-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 969 92 10.0 7.6-12.9 877 90.0 87.1-92.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 19 8.5 5.0-14.1 242 91.5 85.9-95.0
Rural 870 82 10.0 7.5-13.3 788 90.0 86.7-92.5

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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