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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 6,193 1,543 23.3 21.8-24.9 4,650 76.7 75.1-78.2
Piedmont NC 668 184 26.2 22.5-30.2 484 73.8 69.8-77.5
GENDER
Male 241 46 19.3 14.2-25.6 195 80.7 74.4-85.8
Female 427 138 31.5 26.6-36.9 289 68.5 63.1-73.4
RACE
White 554 149 26.0 22.0-30.5 405 74.0 69.5-78.0
Other 104 32 27.9 19.1-38.8 72 72.1 61.2-80.9
AGE
18-44 285 33 12.8 8.6-18.5 252 87.2 81.5-91.4
45+ 379 151 38.3 32.6-44.4 228 61.7 55.6-67.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 349 109 29.1 23.8-35.0 240 70.9 65.0-76.2
Some College + 316 73 22.2 17.4-28.0 243 77.8 72.0-82.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 387 121 29.8 24.8-35.3 266 70.2 64.7-75.2
$50,000+ 159 31 17.7 12.0-25.3 128 82.3 74.7-88.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 424 122 25.2 21.0-29.8 302 74.8 70.2-79.0
Cumberland 429 102 18.7 14.8-23.4 327 81.3 76.6-85.2
Durham 398 79 15.1 11.7-19.4 319 84.9 80.6-88.3
Forsyth 456 115 21.2 17.4-25.6 341 78.8 74.4-82.6
Gaston 467 144 28.0 23.8-32.6 323 72.0 67.4-76.2
Guilford 417 91 18.5 14.9-22.7 326 81.5 77.3-85.1
Mecklenburg 430 70 14.2 11.1-17.9 360 85.8 82.1-88.9
New Hanover 404 99 21.1 16.9-26.0 305 78.9 74.0-83.1
Onslow 435 98 18.4 14.5-22.9 337 81.6 77.1-85.5
Wake 428 56 11.5 8.7-15.0 372 88.5 85.0-91.3
Western NC 616 203 30.3 26.5-34.4 413 69.7 65.6-73.5
Piedmont NC 668 184 26.2 22.5-30.2 484 73.8 69.8-77.5
Eastern NC 621 180 26.6 22.7-30.9 441 73.4 69.1-77.3

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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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