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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Air Conditioning

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,209 4,988 96.0 95.2-96.6 221 4.0 3.4- 4.8
-Western 1,031 905 87.4 83.9-90.3 126 12.6 9.7-16.1
GENDER
Male 451 401 89.3 84.7-92.6 50 10.7 7.4-15.3
Female 580 504 85.6 80.0-89.9 76 14.4 10.1-20.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 896 787 88.4 84.7-91.3 109 11.6 8.7-15.3
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 139 122 88.9 81.6-93.5 17 11.1 6.5-18.4
55-64 229 199 87.3 78.3-92.9 30 12.7 7.1-21.7
65-74 234 206 88.8 83.0-92.7 28 11.2 7.3-17.0
75+ 149 129 84.9 76.7-90.7 20 15.1 9.3-23.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 291 258 91.2 86.9-94.2 33 8.8 5.8-13.1
Some Post-H.S. 306 267 88.7 83.8-92.3 39 11.3 7.7-16.2
College Graduate 293 261 89.3 84.1-92.9 32 10.7 7.1-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 99 80.9 70.2-88.3 27 19.1 11.7-29.8
$15,000- 24,999 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 90 76 86.7 76.8-92.8 14 13.3 7.2-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 326 272 82.7 75.5-88.2 54 17.3 11.8-24.5
No 702 630 89.3 85.0-92.4 72 10.7 7.6-15.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 347 294 86.1 80.8-90.1 53 13.9 9.9-19.2
No 685 612 88.0 83.3-91.5 73 12.0 8.5-16.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 113 88.1 79.6-93.4 15 11.9 6.6-20.4
Non-Veteran 903 792 87.3 83.4-90.4 111 12.7 9.6-16.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 251 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 781 678 86.9 83.1-89.9 103 13.1 10.1-16.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 485 433 90.7 87.0-93.4 52 9.3 6.6-13.0
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 349 305 89.1 84.8-92.3 44 10.9 7.7-15.2
Unable to Work 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 181 154 84.9 75.3-91.2 27 15.1 8.8-24.7
151% to 200% 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 446 406 91.6 88.1-94.2 40 8.4 5.8-11.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 342 311 90.6 85.1-94.2 31 9.4 5.8-14.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 408 349 87.3 81.8-91.3 59 12.7 8.7-18.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 282 246 84.7 76.6-90.4 36 15.3 9.6-23.4

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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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