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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 1,188 18.8 17.6-20.0 2,035 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,066 30.8 29.5-32.2 975 13.4 12.4-14.4 413 5.8 5.2- 6.6
-Western 1,132 198 17.8 15.1-20.9 316 28.4 25.1-32.1 333 29.8 26.3-33.5 196 16.2 13.6-19.1 89 7.8 6.0-10.1
GENDER
Male 502 85 18.6 14.6-23.5 155 31.5 26.5-37.1 135 27.1 22.3-32.4 88 14.8 11.6-18.7 39 7.9 5.3-11.7
Female 630 113 17.0 13.6-21.1 161 25.6 21.2-30.5 198 32.3 27.3-37.7 108 17.4 13.7-21.9 50 7.7 5.3-10.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 971 177 18.2 15.3-21.6 279 29.1 25.4-33.1 277 29.0 25.3-33.0 162 15.7 13.0-18.8 76 8.0 6.0-10.6
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 17 14.4 8.3-24.0 21 20.4 12.0-32.5 *** *** *** 23 18.0 11.1-27.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 44 22.9 16.5-31.0 57 35.8 27.7-45.0 57 32.9 24.9-42.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 24 17.5 11.1-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 12.2 7.1-20.3 *** *** ***
45-54 167 32 18.2 12.1-26.6 49 29.3 21.1-39.2 42 22.6 15.8-31.2 27 19.0 12.0-28.9 *** *** ***
55-64 243 33 13.5 8.9-19.9 69 24.7 18.9-31.6 66 29.2 22.7-36.7 46 19.8 14.2-27.0 29 12.8 8.0-19.9
65-74 255 43 17.2 12.0-24.0 65 23.1 17.3-30.3 77 29.5 22.6-37.5 50 18.2 13.3-24.3 20 12.1 7.3-19.4
75+ 159 19 12.1 6.9-20.5 33 14.4 9.6-21.0 55 36.0 27.5-45.4 39 27.3 19.5-36.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** 15 12.4 6.8-21.4 *** *** *** 32 23.4 15.3-34.0 23 18.8 11.5-29.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 41 15.1 10.6-21.1 73 22.8 17.4-29.3 98 31.7 25.5-38.6 74 22.2 16.9-28.6 32 8.1 5.1-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 314 39 16.1 11.5-22.1 110 39.0 32.3-46.1 93 27.5 22.0-33.8 49 11.8 8.5-16.1 23 5.7 3.5- 9.0
College Graduate 376 109 31.3 25.7-37.4 118 31.7 26.2-37.8 98 25.4 20.4-31.1 41 9.7 6.8-13.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** 20 12.3 7.0-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 21.5 13.3-32.8
$15,000- 24,999 200 22 11.8 6.9-19.4 36 20.4 14.1-28.6 60 28.7 21.0-37.8 58 27.6 20.3-36.4 24 11.5 6.9-18.5
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** 26 19.9 12.3-30.7 *** *** *** 24 20.2 13.0-30.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 20 13.2 7.6-22.0 *** *** *** 49 30.2 21.9-40.0 18 11.9 6.7-20.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 38 24.8 16.8-35.1 54 37.9 28.1-48.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 60 28.4 21.3-36.7 74 45.5 36.6-54.8 38 17.8 12.3-25.1 17 7.3 4.2-12.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 *** *** *** 42 10.4 7.1-15.1 98 28.7 22.9-35.3 126 35.0 28.7-41.8 74 21.2 16.0-27.4
No 756 178 23.1 19.4-27.1 269 36.5 32.0-41.2 227 30.1 25.8-34.7 69 8.4 6.3-11.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 29 21.2 14.0-30.7 47 28.0 20.0-37.5 42 27.8 19.8-37.5 32 15.8 10.6-22.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 970 169 17.3 14.5-20.6 269 28.6 24.9-32.6 290 30.1 26.3-34.2 163 16.1 13.4-19.4 79 7.9 5.9-10.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 69 27.8 21.9-34.7 70 26.9 20.9-33.8 75 27.2 21.3-34.0 31 11.5 7.7-16.8 17 6.5 3.7-11.3
Rural 870 129 14.2 11.3-17.6 246 29.0 25.0-33.4 258 30.7 26.5-35.2 165 17.9 14.8-21.4 72 8.2 6.1-11.1

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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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