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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 1,552 24.8 23.5-26.2 3,670 75.2 73.8-76.5
-Western 1,037 328 25.7 22.5-29.2 709 74.3 70.8-77.5
GENDER
Male 453 160 28.3 23.3-33.9 293 71.7 66.1-76.7
Female 584 168 23.1 19.3-27.5 416 76.9 72.5-80.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 903 298 26.9 23.4-30.7 605 73.1 69.3-76.6
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 140 32 22.6 14.9-32.8 108 77.4 67.2-85.1
55-64 231 89 39.6 31.1-48.7 142 60.4 51.3-68.9
65-74 236 115 53.0 45.0-60.7 121 47.0 39.3-55.0
75+ 150 80 50.3 40.5-60.0 70 49.7 40.0-59.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 51 32.4 23.1-43.4 92 67.6 56.6-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 293 102 30.3 24.2-37.1 191 69.7 62.9-75.8
Some Post-H.S. 306 85 18.9 14.7-24.0 221 81.1 76.0-85.3
College Graduate 296 90 22.9 18.0-28.6 206 77.1 71.4-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 42 28.1 19.0-39.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 70 33.2 24.5-43.2 130 66.8 56.8-75.5
$25,000- 34,999 89 22 19.4 11.7-30.5 67 80.6 69.5-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 117 42 27.3 19.0-37.6 75 72.7 62.4-81.0
$50,000- 74,999 149 41 23.0 15.4-32.9 108 77.0 67.1-84.6
$75,000+ 172 49 21.9 15.6-29.9 123 78.1 70.1-84.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 328 152 41.0 33.7-48.7 176 59.0 51.3-66.3
No 706 175 19.6 16.3-23.3 531 80.4 76.7-83.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 350 156 38.5 32.0-45.5 194 61.5 54.5-68.0
No 688 172 20.2 16.7-24.2 516 79.8 75.8-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 909 266 23.7 20.4-27.3 643 76.3 72.7-79.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 252 70 22.2 16.8-28.7 182 77.8 71.3-83.2
Rural 786 258 27.0 23.1-31.2 528 73.0 68.8-76.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 485 93 14.5 11.2-18.6 392 85.5 81.4-88.8
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 351 174 49.2 42.8-55.6 177 50.8 44.4-57.2
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 122 30 19.4 12.2-29.3 92 80.6 70.7-87.8
101% to 150% 181 71 40.4 30.7-50.9 110 59.6 49.1-69.3
151% to 200% 72 19 17.9 10.1-29.7 53 82.1 70.3-89.9
More than 200% 449 141 25.3 20.7-30.6 308 74.7 69.4-79.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 344 116 28.3 22.6-34.7 228 71.7 65.3-77.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 411 137 27.7 22.2-33.9 274 72.3 66.1-77.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 283 75 20.9 16.0-26.9 208 79.1 73.1-84.0

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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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