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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,201 628 10.1 8.9-11.4 5,573 89.9 88.6-91.1
Piedmont NC 669 74 10.8 8.1-14.2 595 89.2 85.8-91.9
GENDER
Male 241 19 9.5 5.6-15.7 222 90.5 84.3-94.4
Female 428 55 11.7 8.4-16.1 373 88.3 83.9-91.6
RACE
White 555 60 11.0 8.0-14.9 495 89.0 85.1-92.0
Other 104 14 10.5 5.2-19.9 90 89.5 80.1-94.8
AGE
18-44 286 37 13.6 9.0-20.1 249 86.4 79.9-91.0
45+ 379 37 8.4 5.9-12.0 342 91.6 88.0-94.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 350 42 12.8 8.7-18.5 308 87.2 81.5-91.3
Some College + 316 32 8.5 5.7-12.4 284 91.5 87.6-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 387 48 12.7 9.0-17.6 339 87.3 82.4-91.0
$50,000+ 159 12 6.4 3.2-12.3 147 93.6 87.7-96.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 423 46 11.2 8.2-15.3 377 88.8 84.7-91.8
Cumberland 429 41 7.5 5.2-10.6 388 92.5 89.4-94.8
Durham 400 43 10.8 7.7-14.9 357 89.2 85.1-92.3
Forsyth 457 58 12.6 9.4-16.7 399 87.4 83.3-90.6
Gaston 467 33 6.8 4.7- 9.7 434 93.2 90.3-95.3
Guilford 418 40 10.2 6.9-14.8 378 89.8 85.2-93.1
Mecklenburg 431 35 7.2 5.0-10.3 396 92.8 89.7-95.0
New Hanover 405 41 9.7 7.0-13.5 364 90.3 86.5-93.0
Onslow 435 47 10.1 7.3-13.8 388 89.9 86.2-92.7
Wake 428 42 9.1 6.4-12.6 386 90.9 87.4-93.6
Western NC 618 54 8.3 6.2-11.1 564 91.7 88.9-93.8
Piedmont NC 669 74 10.8 8.1-14.2 595 89.2 85.8-91.9
Eastern NC 621 74 11.5 8.6-15.2 547 88.5 84.8-91.4

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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