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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 6,197 1,743 27.2 25.6-28.9 4,454 72.8 71.1-74.4
Piedmont NC 669 203 29.3 25.4-33.4 466 70.7 66.6-74.6
GENDER
Male 240 69 29.1 22.9-36.2 171 70.9 63.8-77.1
Female 429 134 29.4 24.7-34.5 295 70.6 65.5-75.3
RACE
White 555 161 27.8 23.7-32.3 394 72.2 67.7-76.3
Other 104 38 36.2 26.1-47.7 66 63.8 52.3-73.9
AGE
18-44 286 46 14.0 9.9-19.4 240 86.0 80.6-90.1
45+ 380 155 42.4 36.4-48.6 225 57.6 51.4-63.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 117 30.6 25.3-36.4 232 69.4 63.6-74.7
Some College + 317 84 27.3 21.7-33.6 233 72.7 66.4-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 387 122 31.2 26.1-36.8 265 68.8 63.2-73.9
$50,000+ 159 39 23.6 16.5-32.6 120 76.4 67.4-83.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 422 113 25.3 21.0-30.1 309 74.7 69.9-79.0
Cumberland 429 132 26.9 21.7-32.8 297 73.1 67.2-78.3
Durham 400 106 23.8 19.2-29.1 294 76.2 70.9-80.8
Forsyth 455 145 28.8 24.3-33.6 310 71.2 66.4-75.7
Gaston 467 146 29.8 25.4-34.6 321 70.2 65.4-74.6
Guilford 418 112 26.8 22.3-31.9 306 73.2 68.1-77.7
Mecklenburg 431 96 19.8 16.2-24.1 335 80.2 75.9-83.8
New Hanover 405 107 23.9 19.4-29.2 298 76.1 70.8-80.6
Onslow 435 98 22.5 17.3-28.7 337 77.5 71.3-82.7
Wake 427 82 17.5 13.7-22.1 345 82.5 77.9-86.3
Western NC 619 200 30.3 26.4-34.5 419 69.7 65.5-73.6
Piedmont NC 669 203 29.3 25.4-33.4 466 70.7 66.6-74.6
Eastern NC 620 203 30.1 26.0-34.5 417 69.9 65.5-74.0

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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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