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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-Western 1,114 841 72.1 68.4-75.5 144 15.7 12.9-18.9 56 5.6 4.0- 7.7 62 6.0 4.5- 8.1 11 0.6 0.3- 1.2
GENDER
Male 494 360 68.9 63.3-74.0 62 16.0 11.9-21.0 30 6.2 4.1- 9.3 35 8.0 5.4-11.7 *** *** ***
Female 620 481 74.9 69.9-79.4 82 15.4 11.8-19.9 26 5.0 3.0- 8.3 27 4.2 2.7- 6.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 960 748 73.9 70.0-77.5 119 15.4 12.5-18.9 40 4.6 3.1- 6.9 50 5.9 4.2- 8.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 173 85 53.3 44.2-62.1 45 27.9 20.4-37.0 *** *** *** 26 12.1 7.8-18.4 *** *** ***
35-44 120 *** *** *** 22 17.4 10.5-27.4 14 14.3 7.7-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 123 80.2 72.7-86.1 24 11.7 7.3-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 240 193 79.4 72.3-85.0 23 10.4 6.5-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 249 220 86.9 79.4-92.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 157 141 88.9 81.4-93.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 313 227 68.6 61.6-74.8 37 15.4 10.6-21.8 16 4.5 2.6- 7.7 30 11.0 7.3-16.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 309 247 76.9 70.3-82.4 35 12.6 8.6-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 374 290 75.1 69.2-80.2 49 15.3 11.1-20.6 17 4.5 2.6- 7.8 16 4.5 2.5- 7.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 123 61.6 52.5-69.9 31 17.3 11.4-25.2 17 9.6 5.4-16.5 21 10.0 6.0-16.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** 16 14.3 8.5-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 121 76.7 65.6-85.0 17 16.9 9.7-27.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 149 116 80.5 71.6-87.2 20 12.3 7.3-20.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 154 77.4 68.4-84.4 19 11.3 6.4-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 292 80.8 74.3-86.0 30 9.9 6.2-15.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 744 538 68.9 64.2-73.1 111 18.3 14.7-22.6 45 6.3 4.4- 9.0 41 5.9 4.1- 8.4 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 137 86.1 78.3-91.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 954 704 70.1 66.0-73.8 133 17.0 13.9-20.7 49 5.6 4.0- 8.0 58 6.6 4.9- 8.9 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 258 176 64.2 56.8-71.0 46 19.7 14.4-26.4 17 6.5 3.6-11.4 16 8.7 5.1-14.5 *** *** ***
Rural 856 665 74.9 70.6-78.7 98 14.2 11.1-18.1 39 5.3 3.5- 7.8 46 5.1 3.6- 7.2 *** *** ***

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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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