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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,409 938 30.6 28.7-32.6 1,510 42.1 40.0-44.2 961 27.3 25.5-29.2
-Western 666 152 24.9 20.4-30.1 318 44.8 39.8-49.9 196 30.3 25.8-35.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 589 122 22.8 18.1-28.3 292 46.5 41.1-52.0 175 30.7 25.9-36.0
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 18.2 10.4-30.0
35-44 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 137 29 20.4 13.5-29.7 *** *** *** 45 33.0 23.8-43.6
65-74 155 16 9.6 5.6-15.9 94 62.4 52.7-71.2 45 28.0 20.0-37.7
75+ 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 180 27 12.5 8.0-19.0 111 62.3 52.6-71.0 42 25.3 17.5-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 191 46 25.0 18.1-33.4 82 43.5 34.7-52.8 63 31.5 23.8-40.3
College Graduate 204 56 33.4 25.7-42.1 94 41.9 34.0-50.3 54 24.7 18.1-32.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 18 20.1 12.0-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 209 32 15.6 9.5-24.6 102 43.5 34.8-52.6 75 40.9 32.1-50.3
No 428 113 28.9 23.0-35.6 200 44.7 38.4-51.2 115 26.4 21.2-32.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 226 39 18.1 12.6-25.4 107 43.7 35.5-52.3 80 38.2 30.1-47.0
No 440 112 27.6 21.8-34.4 212 45.6 39.3-51.9 116 26.8 21.7-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 661 149 24.3 19.8-29.5 316 45.2 40.1-50.3 196 30.6 26.1-35.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 169 *** *** *** 86 47.1 37.4-57.0 37 22.1 15.4-30.5
Rural 498 106 22.4 17.8-27.7 233 43.9 38.1-49.9 159 33.7 28.2-39.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 270 99 35.5 28.6-43.0 105 38.4 31.2-46.2 66 26.1 19.9-33.5
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 244 22 8.8 5.4-14.0 151 59.7 51.8-67.0 71 31.6 24.7-39.4
Unable to Work 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 23 19.2 12.0-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 267 73 29.4 22.9-36.9 124 42.9 35.7-50.5 70 27.7 21.0-35.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 211 47 24.1 16.5-33.7 100 46.9 37.5-56.5 64 29.1 21.8-37.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 262 56 22.6 16.9-29.6 118 39.4 31.9-47.4 88 38.0 30.1-46.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 194 49 27.9 19.3-38.6 101 49.0 40.0-58.0 44 23.1 16.8-30.9

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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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