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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
-Western 1,237 59 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,178 96.0 94.2-97.2
GENDER
Male 545 26 4.2 2.4- 7.4 519 95.8 92.6-97.6
Female 692 33 3.9 2.5- 5.9 659 96.1 94.1-97.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,070 51 4.3 2.9- 6.2 1,019 95.7 93.8-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 277 20 7.5 4.5-12.2 257 92.5 87.8-95.5
75+ 178 20 11.2 6.5-18.4 158 88.8 81.6-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 358 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 367 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 356 33 9.5 5.7-15.3 323 90.5 84.7-94.3
No 808 19 1.8 1.1- 3.1 789 98.2 96.9-98.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 401 41 8.9 6.1-12.7 360 91.1 87.3-93.9
No 818 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 13 7.8 4.3-13.8 148 92.2 86.2-95.7
Non-Veteran 1,076 46 3.6 2.3- 5.5 1,030 96.4 94.5-97.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 926 44 4.4 2.9- 6.8 882 95.6 93.2-97.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 418 28 6.9 4.4-10.7 390 93.1 89.3-95.6
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 534 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 398 19 3.6 2.1- 5.9 379 96.4 94.1-97.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 356 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 338 96.8 94.5-98.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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