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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 5,201 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 5,132 98.1 97.4-98.6
-Western 1,033 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 452 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 581 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 898 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 230 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 234 *** *** *** 234 100 . - .
75+ 149 *** *** *** 149 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 307 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 294 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 703 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 685 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 904 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 782 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 349 *** *** *** 348 100 99.7- 100
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** 72 100 . - .
More than 200% 446 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 342 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 409 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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