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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,186 1,405 21.6 20.1-23.2 2,028 33.7 31.9-35.6 1,706 28.3 26.5-30.2 658 10.6 9.5-11.8 389 5.7 5.0- 6.6
Piedmont NC 669 135 18.6 15.4-22.3 222 34.6 30.3-39.3 197 31.3 26.7-36.3 78 10.6 8.2-13.6 37 4.9 3.4- 7.1
GENDER
Male 240 45 17.5 12.5-24.0 83 36.7 29.9-44.1 70 29.9 23.4-37.3 30 10.6 6.9-15.8 12 5.3 2.8- 9.6
Female 429 90 19.4 15.5-24.0 139 33.0 27.5-39.1 127 32.4 26.2-39.3 48 10.6 7.7-14.5 25 4.6 2.9- 7.1
RACE
White 555 116 18.8 15.4-22.7 188 35.1 30.2-40.4 163 32.0 26.8-37.7 57 9.0 6.7-12.0 31 5.1 3.4- 7.6
Other 104 19 19.0 10.7-31.5 30 30.8 21.4-42.1 31 28.0 19.0-39.1 19 18.1 10.7-28.8 5 4.2 1.7-10.1
AGE
18-44 286 84 27.0 21.3-33.6 100 36.8 30.4-43.7 77 27.6 21.6-34.5 15 5.9 3.1-10.7 10 2.7 1.3- 5.8
45+ 379 51 11.4 8.4-15.4 121 33.1 27.6-39.1 118 34.0 27.8-40.8 62 14.7 11.1-19.1 27 6.9 4.4-10.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 45 12.3 8.6-17.3 108 32.6 26.9-38.9 115 34.2 28.3-40.7 54 13.6 10.0-18.4 27 7.2 4.6-10.9
Some College + 317 90 26.1 20.9-32.1 113 36.8 30.2-43.9 80 27.7 20.9-35.7 24 7.1 4.6-11.0 10 2.3 1.1- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 386 59 14.3 10.8-18.6 120 32.8 27.4-38.7 123 33.3 27.9-39.2 59 13.9 10.4-18.5 25 5.7 3.5- 9.1
$50,000+ 159 55 28.2 21.0-36.8 62 41.0 31.0-51.8 35 26.4 16.6-39.3 4 2.6 0.9- 7.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 421 83 19.4 15.6-24.0 157 37.4 32.3-42.8 105 26.0 21.3-31.4 44 11.0 8.0-14.8 32 6.1 4.2- 8.9
Cumberland 427 93 30.2 21.5-40.5 123 27.2 22.0-33.2 140 28.9 23.4-35.0 43 8.2 5.4-12.1 28 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Durham 400 109 30.5 24.0-37.8 129 32.3 26.8-38.4 112 26.8 21.8-32.4 29 6.1 4.0- 9.1 21 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Forsyth 454 94 21.5 17.4-26.2 143 33.2 28.1-38.8 134 28.5 24.1-33.5 56 11.7 8.6-15.7 27 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Gaston 464 82 18.8 14.9-23.4 144 32.0 27.3-37.0 151 32.5 27.9-37.4 52 10.2 7.5-13.6 35 6.6 4.6- 9.3
Guilford 417 92 23.7 19.2-28.9 148 37.8 32.5-43.5 100 22.1 17.9-26.8 56 12.0 9.1-15.6 21 4.4 2.8- 6.9
Mecklenburg 431 128 28.7 24.0-34.0 148 36.0 30.8-41.6 105 24.4 20.2-29.3 37 8.0 5.4-11.7 13 2.8 1.5- 5.0
New Hanover 405 107 22.2 17.9-27.0 149 42.0 35.2-49.2 98 24.2 19.5-29.6 30 7.4 4.9-11.0 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7
Onslow 434 118 25.7 21.0-30.9 137 33.1 26.6-40.2 118 29.5 22.9-37.2 42 8.2 5.8-11.5 19 3.5 2.1- 5.8
Wake 428 130 31.6 26.6-37.1 154 36.2 31.1-41.7 105 24.2 19.9-29.1 30 6.6 4.3- 9.8 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Western NC 617 117 19.6 16.2-23.4 190 32.1 28.0-36.4 167 27.1 23.2-31.3 76 11.8 9.3-14.9 67 9.5 7.3-12.3
Piedmont NC 669 135 18.6 15.4-22.3 222 34.6 30.3-39.3 197 31.3 26.7-36.3 78 10.6 8.2-13.6 37 4.9 3.4- 7.1
Eastern NC 619 117 17.5 14.3-21.3 184 31.2 26.8-35.9 174 29.8 25.5-34.4 85 13.4 10.5-17.0 59 8.1 6.0-10.9

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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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