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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,687 582 7.2 6.6- 8.0 6,105 92.8 92.0-93.4
-Western 1,131 121 9.6 7.6-12.0 1,010 90.4 88.0-92.4
GENDER
Male 502 41 5.9 4.0- 8.8 461 94.1 91.2-96.0
Female 629 80 12.9 9.8-16.9 549 87.1 83.1-90.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 970 116 10.7 8.5-13.3 854 89.3 86.7-91.5
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 242 20 9.3 5.7-14.9 222 90.7 85.1-94.3
65-74 255 41 15.7 10.8-22.4 214 84.3 77.6-89.2
75+ 160 39 25.2 17.4-35.2 121 74.8 64.8-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 33 7.9 5.2-11.8 286 92.1 88.2-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 313 37 10.5 7.2-15.1 276 89.5 84.9-92.8
College Graduate 375 39 8.1 5.5-11.7 336 91.9 88.3-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 198 19 8.2 4.6-14.1 179 91.8 85.9-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 115 18 16.4 9.7-26.5 97 83.6 73.5-90.3
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 55 14.9 10.8-20.2 300 85.1 79.8-89.2
No 756 64 7.4 5.4-10.3 692 92.6 89.7-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 32 14.9 9.4-22.9 128 85.1 77.1-90.6
Non-Veteran 969 89 8.8 6.8-11.4 880 91.2 88.6-93.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 27 7.8 5.0-12.0 235 92.2 88.0-95.0
Rural 869 94 10.2 7.9-13.2 775 89.8 86.8-92.1

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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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