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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
-Western 1,032 887 84.5 81.0-87.4 145 15.5 12.6-19.0
GENDER
Male 452 387 85.1 79.6-89.3 65 14.9 10.7-20.4
Female 580 500 83.9 79.2-87.7 80 16.1 12.3-20.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 897 780 86.2 82.7-89.1 117 13.8 10.9-17.3
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 149 123 80.9 71.2-87.9 26 19.1 12.1-28.8
35-44 120 101 86.9 78.8-92.1 19 13.1 7.9-21.2
45-54 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 230 199 81.8 71.8-88.9 31 18.2 11.1-28.2
65-74 233 210 91.2 85.9-94.7 23 8.8 5.3-14.1
75+ 149 121 80.1 70.7-87.0 28 19.9 13.0-29.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 116 78.5 67.2-86.7 27 21.5 13.3-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 247 85.9 80.2-90.2 43 14.1 9.8-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 307 264 84.8 78.3-89.6 43 15.2 10.4-21.7
College Graduate 293 260 88.2 82.9-92.0 33 11.8 8.0-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 103 80.5 69.0-88.5 22 19.5 11.5-31.0
$15,000- 24,999 200 167 84.8 75.9-90.8 33 15.2 9.2-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 100 86.9 77.6-92.7 17 13.1 7.3-22.4
$50,000- 74,999 148 130 83.8 72.4-91.0 18 16.2 9.0-27.6
$75,000+ 170 155 90.3 83.1-94.6 15 9.7 5.4-16.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 283 85.5 78.3-90.7 44 14.5 9.3-21.7
No 702 601 84.1 79.9-87.5 101 15.9 12.5-20.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 297 86.8 81.6-90.7 52 13.2 9.3-18.4
No 684 590 83.4 78.9-87.2 94 16.6 12.8-21.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 903 771 83.5 79.6-86.7 132 16.5 13.3-20.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 252 214 84.7 78.2-89.6 38 15.3 10.4-21.8
Rural 781 673 84.3 80.0-87.8 108 15.7 12.2-20.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 485 419 85.2 80.1-89.2 66 14.8 10.8-19.9
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 348 299 85.0 79.6-89.1 49 15.0 10.9-20.4
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 181 151 83.4 73.7-90.0 30 16.6 10.0-26.3
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 445 392 86.4 81.1-90.4 53 13.6 9.6-18.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 341 298 84.9 77.6-90.1 43 15.1 9.9-22.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 409 347 83.2 77.2-87.9 62 16.8 12.1-22.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 283 242 85.4 79.5-89.9 41 14.6 10.1-20.5

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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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