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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 4,768 1,229 25.0 23.6-26.5 3,539 75.0 73.5-76.4
-Western 911 307 31.3 27.6-35.4 604 68.7 64.6-72.4
GENDER
Male 405 149 36.0 30.2-42.2 256 64.0 57.8-69.8
Female 506 158 27.2 22.5-32.4 348 72.8 67.6-77.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 799 281 33.0 28.9-37.4 518 67.0 62.6-71.1
Non-Hispanic Black 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 93 27 22.3 14.4-33.0 66 77.7 67.0-85.6
45-54 134 44 33.5 24.0-44.7 *** *** ***
55-64 209 75 33.4 26.0-41.6 134 66.6 58.4-74.0
65-74 226 91 42.2 34.0-50.8 135 57.8 49.2-66.0
75+ 137 41 25.3 17.8-34.5 96 74.7 65.5-82.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 245 49 20.2 14.4-27.6 196 79.8 72.4-85.6
Some Post-H.S. 261 86 33.0 26.3-40.3 175 67.0 59.7-73.7
College Graduate 311 152 49.3 42.5-56.1 159 50.7 43.9-57.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 162 32 19.8 13.0-28.8 130 80.2 71.2-87.0
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 38 28.5 19.9-39.1 83 71.5 60.9-80.1
$50,000- 74,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 85 48.1 38.6-57.8 78 51.9 42.2-61.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 291 90 30.8 24.1-38.3 201 69.2 61.7-75.9
No 616 217 31.7 27.2-36.6 399 68.3 63.4-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 59 39.3 29.6-49.8 80 60.7 50.2-70.4
Non-Veteran 770 248 30.1 26.0-34.5 522 69.9 65.5-74.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 205 90 43.9 36.2-51.9 115 56.1 48.1-63.8
Rural 706 217 26.8 22.6-31.5 489 73.2 68.5-77.4

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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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