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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,049 3,883 61.1 59.1-63.0 610 9.7 8.6-10.8 303 4.3 3.7- 5.0 192 3.7 3.0- 4.6 1,061 21.2 19.5-23.0
Piedmont NC 652 418 63.2 58.5-67.8 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
GENDER
Male 236 140 59.4 51.9-66.6 27 11.2 7.4-16.6 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2 52 22.7 16.7-29.9
Female 416 278 66.3 60.2-71.9 27 6.4 4.2- 9.7 21 3.8 2.3- 6.2 17 3.8 2.2- 6.4 73 19.7 15.1-25.3
RACE
White 539 351 65.1 59.9-70.0 46 9.1 6.6-12.4 25 3.6 2.3- 5.7 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 93 17.7 13.9-22.2
Other 103 60 53.6 41.8-65.0 8 6.7 3.1-14.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 3 2.0 0.5- 7.4 30 37.1 26.2-49.5
AGE
18-44 276 132 47.2 40.0-54.6 29 10.2 6.7-15.3 13 3.7 2.0- 7.0 15 5.4 3.1- 9.4 87 33.4 26.8-40.7
45+ 372 282 76.1 70.4-81.0 25 7.3 4.7-11.0 15 2.8 1.5- 5.1 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4 38 11.0 7.5-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 337 218 61.2 54.6-67.3 25 8.0 5.2-12.2 10 2.2 1.0- 4.5 12 3.9 2.1- 7.1 72 24.8 19.4-31.2
Some College + 312 198 65.4 58.3-71.9 29 9.2 6.1-13.7 18 4.4 2.6- 7.5 15 4.2 2.3- 7.4 52 16.8 12.0-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 378 240 61.3 55.3-66.9 27 8.0 5.3-12.0 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 78 23.2 18.4-28.8
$50,000+ 157 103 69.4 59.0-78.2 18 9.8 5.6-16.6 4 2.0 0.6- 6.1 8 4.0 1.8- 8.8 24 14.8 8.6-24.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 418 262 60.2 54.6-65.6 53 11.7 8.7-15.5 28 6.9 4.7-10.2 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 66 18.7 14.4-24.0
Cumberland 419 267 55.7 47.1-64.0 42 9.7 6.9-13.4 14 3.0 1.5- 5.6 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1 90 30.3 21.5-40.8
Durham 391 256 61.7 54.7-68.3 41 10.2 7.2-14.3 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 9 1.9 0.9- 3.9 67 22.1 16.1-29.6
Forsyth 443 325 72.9 67.5-77.7 36 8.4 5.3-13.0 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 9 1.7 0.9- 3.5 58 13.6 10.2-17.9
Gaston 461 317 67.1 62.0-71.8 48 9.6 7.1-12.9 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3 67 17.1 13.3-21.7
Guilford 402 265 66.5 61.1-71.5 43 10.6 7.6-14.5 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 64 15.6 12.1-19.9
Mecklenburg 420 257 57.4 52.0-62.7 54 13.7 10.1-18.3 28 6.3 4.3- 9.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.1 69 19.3 14.9-24.6
New Hanover 398 260 59.7 52.3-66.6 42 11.4 8.1-15.9 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 15 3.2 1.8- 5.5 62 21.0 14.3-29.9
Onslow 422 241 51.2 44.0-58.4 43 8.9 6.2-12.6 26 5.8 3.7- 8.9 17 6.1 2.1-16.6 95 28.0 21.3-35.8
Wake 417 253 56.2 50.5-61.8 49 12.3 9.0-16.6 34 7.8 5.3-11.3 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 67 20.0 15.4-25.5
Western NC 608 398 63.6 59.1-67.9 51 9.1 6.6-12.5 31 4.6 3.1- 6.8 27 4.3 2.8- 6.4 101 18.4 15.0-22.3
Piedmont NC 652 418 63.2 58.5-67.8 54 8.5 6.3-11.4 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 27 4.0 2.6- 6.1 125 21.0 17.2-25.4
Eastern NC 598 364 58.7 53.7-63.5 54 8.6 6.3-11.6 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 25 4.5 2.7- 7.4 130 24.8 20.7-29.5

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*Adults who have never had blood cholesterol checked are included in the denominator.

#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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