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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,906 269 4.8 4.0- 5.7 318 4.8 4.0- 5.7 301 4.5 3.8- 5.3 5,018 85.9 84.5-87.2
Piedmont NC 638 35 5.8 3.8- 8.7 30 4.8 3.0- 7.4 28 3.9 2.5- 5.9 545 85.6 81.9-88.7
GENDER
Male 230 12 4.6 2.4- 8.5 11 5.1 2.3-10.7 9 3.5 1.6- 7.1 198 86.9 80.7-91.3
Female 408 23 6.7 3.9-11.3 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4 19 4.2 2.5- 6.8 347 84.6 79.6-88.5
RACE
White 528 24 5.0 2.9- 8.3 22 4.7 2.8- 7.9 23 3.8 2.4- 6.0 459 86.5 82.3-89.8
Other 101 10 9.2 4.5-17.8 7 5.1 2.3-11.2 4 4.2 1.4-11.4 80 81.5 71.7-88.5
AGE
18-44 271 11 4.5 2.0-10.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.7 8 2.9 1.3- 6.3 246 90.8 85.1-94.4
45+ 363 23 6.2 3.9- 9.7 24 7.4 4.5-12.0 20 4.8 2.9- 7.7 296 81.6 76.2-86.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 326 25 8.3 5.1-13.4 17 4.7 2.7- 8.1 14 3.6 2.0- 6.6 270 83.3 77.7-87.8
Some College + 311 10 2.9 1.5- 5.8 12 4.6 2.1- 9.6 14 4.1 2.3- 7.3 275 88.3 83.0-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 370 23 6.0 3.9- 9.3 17 4.1 2.3- 7.1 22 5.3 3.3- 8.4 308 84.6 80.0-88.3
$50,000+ 154 4 1.0 0.3- 3.7 5 5.5 1.9-14.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 144 92.7 84.0-96.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 26 6.3 3.9-10.0 24 5.4 3.5- 8.5 336 84.3 79.7-87.9
Cumberland 414 23 5.6 3.5- 8.8 17 3.2 1.9- 5.5 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 352 87.0 82.8-90.3
Durham 380 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2 21 4.4 2.7- 7.1 17 4.4 2.5- 7.7 322 87.4 83.2-90.6
Forsyth 443 25 5.0 3.3- 7.5 23 3.9 2.5- 6.0 19 3.7 2.1- 6.4 376 87.5 83.8-90.4
Gaston 442 18 3.9 2.4- 6.5 27 5.8 3.7- 9.1 27 5.2 3.5- 7.8 370 85.0 80.9-88.4
Guilford 391 10 1.7 0.8- 3.3 24 4.9 3.2- 7.5 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7 339 89.3 85.8-92.0
Mecklenburg 415 17 3.5 2.1- 5.7 14 3.6 2.0- 6.5 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 372 90.2 86.7-92.9
New Hanover 389 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 24 6.5 4.1-10.3 22 4.9 3.0- 7.9 330 85.5 80.8-89.2
Onslow 416 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 364 90.7 87.4-93.2
Wake 405 12 3.0 1.7- 5.4 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 363 90.6 87.1-93.2
Western NC 591 28 4.5 3.1- 6.7 43 6.6 4.8- 9.1 46 7.7 5.6-10.4 474 81.2 77.5-84.4
Piedmont NC 638 35 5.8 3.8- 8.7 30 4.8 3.0- 7.4 28 3.9 2.5- 5.9 545 85.6 81.9-88.7
Eastern NC 578 39 5.9 4.0- 8.5 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 33 5.3 3.5- 7.9 475 84.2 80.4-87.4

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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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