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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Radon Testing

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,444 2,931 49.9 48.3-51.5 2,513 50.1 48.5-51.7
-Western 982 686 63.4 59.1-67.4 296 36.6 32.6-40.9
GENDER
Male 428 336 71.9 65.7-77.4 92 28.1 22.6-34.3
Female 554 350 55.8 50.0-61.5 204 44.2 38.5-50.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 856 636 67.1 62.6-71.4 220 32.9 28.6-37.4
Non-Hispanic Black 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 128 53 37.9 28.5-48.4 75 62.1 51.6-71.5
35-44 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 144 103 71.9 61.0-80.6 41 28.1 19.4-39.0
55-64 215 174 80.6 72.7-86.6 41 19.4 13.4-27.3
65-74 234 193 79.4 70.6-86.1 41 20.6 13.9-29.4
75+ 150 94 57.4 47.3-67.0 56 42.6 33.0-52.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 149 53.3 45.5-61.0 115 46.7 39.0-54.5
Some Post-H.S. 280 214 73.0 65.8-79.2 66 27.0 20.8-34.2
College Graduate 333 287 81.4 74.4-86.8 46 18.6 13.2-25.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 170 87 43.0 33.8-52.7 83 57.0 47.3-66.2
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 139 117 81.6 71.3-88.8 22 18.4 11.2-28.7
$75,000+ 171 153 84.2 74.9-90.5 18 15.8 9.5-25.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 218 63.1 55.6-70.0 107 36.9 30.0-44.4
No 653 466 63.5 58.3-68.5 187 36.5 31.5-41.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 125 84.4 73.3-91.4 17 15.6 8.6-26.7
Non-Veteran 838 560 60.1 55.5-64.6 278 39.9 35.4-44.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 228 174 72.5 64.8-79.0 54 27.5 21.0-35.2
Rural 754 512 60.1 55.0-65.0 242 39.9 35.0-45.0

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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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