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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 5,289 80.8 79.6-81.9 1,388 19.2 18.1-20.4
-Western 1,132 847 76.0 72.7-79.1 285 24.0 20.9-27.3
GENDER
Male 502 375 77.2 72.5-81.4 127 22.8 18.6-27.5
Female 630 472 74.9 70.0-79.2 158 25.1 20.8-30.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 971 733 76.3 72.7-79.6 238 23.7 20.4-27.3
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 80 74.7 63.9-83.0 33 25.3 17.0-36.1
AGE
18-34 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 122 96 81.6 72.6-88.2 26 18.4 11.8-27.4
45-54 167 123 70.2 59.8-78.8 44 29.8 21.2-40.2
55-64 243 168 67.4 59.4-74.5 75 32.6 25.5-40.6
65-74 255 185 69.8 62.0-76.6 70 30.2 23.4-38.0
75+ 159 107 62.5 52.5-71.6 52 37.5 28.4-47.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 212 69.7 62.9-75.7 106 30.3 24.3-37.1
Some Post-H.S. 314 242 82.5 77.6-86.6 72 17.5 13.4-22.4
College Graduate 376 325 88.3 84.1-91.5 51 11.7 8.5-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 118 60.9 51.7-69.3 82 39.1 30.7-48.3
$25,000- 34,999 115 82 72.1 61.7-80.6 33 27.9 19.4-38.3
$35,000- 49,999 149 123 82.1 72.3-88.9 26 17.9 11.1-27.7
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 172 91.7 86.4-95.0 19 8.3 5.0-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 356 156 43.8 37.2-50.7 200 56.2 49.3-62.8
No 756 674 89.6 86.6-92.0 82 10.4 8.0-13.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 118 76.9 68.1-83.8 42 23.1 16.2-31.9
Non-Veteran 970 728 76.0 72.3-79.3 242 24.0 20.7-27.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 214 81.9 75.8-86.8 48 18.1 13.2-24.2
Rural 870 633 73.9 69.8-77.6 237 26.1 22.4-30.2

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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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