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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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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 9,429 1,788 20.2 18.9-21.5 2,788 31.1 29.6-32.7 2,786 29.7 28.3-31.2 1,373 13.4 12.3-14.6 694 5.5 4.9- 6.2
-Piedmont NC 4,042 860 21.0 19.2-22.8 1,277 31.9 29.7-34.1 1,172 30.0 28.0-32.1 515 13.1 11.5-14.8 218 4.1 3.4- 4.9
GENDER
Male 1,527 320 20.2 17.5-23.1 498 34.2 30.7-37.9 460 30.0 26.8-33.4 177 12.2 9.9-15.0 72 3.5 2.5- 4.8
Female 2,515 540 21.7 19.5-24.1 779 29.6 27.2-32.2 712 30.1 27.5-32.7 338 13.9 12.0-16.0 146 4.7 3.7- 5.8
RACE
White 2,966 692 22.3 20.3-24.5 1,002 34.4 31.9-37.0 815 29.5 27.1-31.9 307 9.7 8.3-11.5 150 4.1 3.2- 5.1
African American 815 124 19.5 15.6-24.1 214 26.4 22.1-31.0 280 32.9 28.4-37.8 147 16.9 13.7-20.6 50 4.4 3.0- 6.4
Other Minorities 203 29 11.1 6.5-18.4 44 22.2 14.7-32.0 59 27.5 19.9-36.7 53 34.8 25.7-45.2 18 4.4 2.2- 8.7
AGE
18-24 244 67 21.4 15.3-29.1 85 38.7 30.2-48.0 70 26.9 20.0-35.1 22 13.0 7.7-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 639 176 28.4 23.9-33.5 231 33.3 28.5-38.5 173 29.0 24.2-34.3 52 7.8 5.3-11.2 7 1.5 0.6- 3.5
35-44 847 237 26.3 22.6-30.3 289 33.5 29.2-38.0 222 26.9 22.9-31.3 85 12.3 9.2-16.1 14 1.1 0.5- 2.2
45-54 815 163 18.2 14.8-22.2 268 32.7 28.2-37.5 241 30.7 26.4-35.5 91 12.5 9.3-16.7 52 5.8 3.9- 8.7
55-64 610 100 16.4 12.7-20.8 186 29.2 24.4-34.4 183 32.2 27.2-37.7 98 16.7 12.8-21.3 43 5.5 3.5- 8.7
65-74 468 72 12.9 9.5-17.3 125 27.3 22.2-33.1 153 33.4 27.6-39.8 78 18.2 13.7-23.8 40 8.2 5.5-12.0
75+ 387 39 8.8 5.6-13.6 82 19.1 14.3-25.2 119 37.3 31.0-44.1 86 19.8 15.2-25.4 61 14.9 10.9-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 586 47 7.3 4.8-10.9 103 16.6 12.5-21.7 195 36.7 31.0-42.6 152 29.5 24.0-35.6 89 10.0 7.4-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,076 156 15.3 12.3-18.9 295 30.3 26.0-34.9 367 33.0 28.9-37.4 186 16.1 13.2-19.4 72 5.3 3.8- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 952 185 20.7 17.2-24.7 340 36.4 31.9-41.2 291 30.0 26.0-34.4 105 10.6 7.9-14.2 31 2.2 1.4- 3.5
College Graduate 1,413 471 33.1 29.8-36.6 535 37.5 34.1-41.1 313 24.1 21.0-27.4 70 4.0 2.9- 5.7 24 1.2 0.7- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 42 13.9 8.5-22.0 66 16.5 11.2-23.5 102 29.1 22.6-36.7 95 26.5 20.0-34.2 56 14.0 9.8-19.7
$15,000- 24,999 664 81 13.8 10.0-18.8 173 23.3 18.8-28.6 221 33.8 28.5-39.5 140 22.1 17.5-27.5 49 6.9 4.7-10.0
$25,000- 34,999 401 58 13.7 9.5-19.5 133 35.7 28.8-43.2 143 31.0 24.8-37.8 52 16.7 11.5-23.7 15 2.9 1.3- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 547 107 19.3 15.1-24.3 210 38.4 32.8-44.3 171 33.1 27.8-38.8 47 8.3 5.6-12.1 12 1.0 0.5- 1.9
$50,000-74,999 472 137 29.1 23.8-35.0 187 39.0 32.9-45.4 116 24.1 19.0-30.0 27 6.9 4.4-10.8 5 1.0 0.3- 3.1
$75,000+ 661 257 34.2 29.6-39.1 253 40.5 35.4-45.9 120 20.9 16.7-25.7 26 3.6 1.6- 7.6 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 453 92 22.4 18.0-27.6 138 29.5 24.8-34.7 116 26.4 21.8-31.7 72 14.7 11.3-19.0 35 6.9 4.8- 9.9
Guilford 444 112 25.0 20.6-30.0 143 33.5 28.2-39.1 117 25.9 21.4-31.0 49 10.5 7.6-14.4 23 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Mecklenburg 449 112 22.8 18.4-27.7 147 31.1 26.0-36.8 120 28.0 22.9-33.7 50 14.6 10.3-20.2 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9
Orange 450 135 30.0 23.7-37.2 158 32.9 27.0-39.5 103 24.8 18.8-32.0 43 10.7 5.6-19.3 11 1.6 0.8- 2.9
Wake 453 111 22.4 18.3-27.0 157 35.3 30.1-40.9 131 28.4 23.7-33.6 46 12.3 8.5-17.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.9
Chatham/Lee 399 67 17.5 13.1-23.1 152 41.7 35.4-48.3 114 25.2 20.6-30.3 46 11.8 8.2-16.6 20 3.8 2.2- 6.3
Nash/Wilson 380 61 15.5 11.9-19.9 86 22.2 17.3-28.1 137 38.5 32.8-44.6 71 17.9 13.9-22.6 25 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Craven/Pamlico 453 92 25.6 20.6-31.4 121 27.9 23.2-33.1 135 27.2 22.6-32.4 74 13.4 10.4-17.0 31 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 436 59 14.9 11.2-19.6 130 29.2 24.4-34.5 128 29.5 24.6-35.0 70 15.7 11.0-22.0 49 10.6 7.8-14.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 78 19.4 15.0-24.8 137 32.6 26.2-39.6 127 24.9 20.4-30.1 78 17.6 12.4-24.4 36 5.5 3.8- 7.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 477 76 22.2 13.8-33.8 127 28.4 22.1-35.6 154 28.8 23.3-35.1 74 14.2 10.2-19.4 46 6.4 4.5- 8.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 80 16.5 11.9-22.4 121 26.2 19.9-33.6 133 34.0 24.4-45.0 59 18.3 8.5-35.1 32 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 77 16.2 12.7-20.5 122 25.6 21.3-30.4 150 32.9 28.1-38.1 71 14.1 10.9-18.0 56 11.3 8.3-15.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 419 52 14.8 11.1-19.5 105 25.4 20.6-31.0 135 32.8 27.0-39.3 82 18.4 14.0-23.8 45 8.5 6.1-11.8
Northeast NC I 458 60 14.6 11.0-19.2 123 29.4 23.0-36.7 150 31.0 26.0-36.5 84 16.7 12.9-21.3 41 8.3 5.8-11.7
Northeast NC II 513 87 17.6 13.9-22.0 139 28.0 23.4-33.1 152 29.5 25.1-34.4 91 16.6 13.0-20.9 44 8.3 5.9-11.6
Northeastern Partnership 971 147 16.6 13.8-19.8 262 28.5 24.7-32.6 302 30.1 26.6-33.7 175 16.6 13.9-19.8 85 8.3 6.4-10.7
Mountain AHEC 1,305 258 22.7 18.6-27.5 379 28.8 25.3-32.5 359 25.4 22.1-28.9 193 14.2 11.6-17.3 116 8.9 7.0-11.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,313 555 18.6 16.5-21.0 908 31.1 28.4-34.1 1,028 30.3 27.7-33.0 542 13.5 11.7-15.5 280 6.5 5.4- 7.7
Piedmont 4,042 860 21.0 19.2-22.8 1,277 31.9 29.7-34.1 1,172 30.0 28.0-32.1 515 13.1 11.5-14.8 218 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Western NC 2,074 373 20.5 17.4-24.0 603 28.2 25.3-31.3 586 27.3 24.4-30.4 316 14.6 12.3-17.3 196 9.4 7.6-11.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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