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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovasular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,310 4,835 26.3 25.4-27.2 10,475 73.7 72.8-74.6
-Piedmont NC 8,636 2,684 25.5 24.4-26.7 5,952 74.5 73.3-75.6
GENDER
Male 3,125 1,120 27.8 25.9-29.8 2,005 72.2 70.2-74.1
Female 5,511 1,564 23.4 22.1-24.7 3,947 76.6 75.3-77.9
RACE
White 6,718 2,238 28.1 26.7-29.4 4,480 71.9 70.6-73.3
African American 1,372 363 22.4 19.7-25.2 1,009 77.6 74.8-80.3
Other Minorities 509 71 12.0 8.9-16.0 438 88.0 84.0-91.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 504 69 10.9 8.0-14.7 435 89.1 85.3-92.0
Non-Hispanic 8,127 2,611 27.2 26.0-28.4 5,516 72.8 71.6-74.0
AGE
18-24 393 30 8.8 5.7-13.2 363 91.2 86.8-94.3
25-34 1,255 112 9.4 7.5-11.8 1,143 90.6 88.2-92.5
35-44 1,764 224 13.2 11.4-15.2 1,540 86.8 84.8-88.6
45-54 1,647 494 31.5 28.8-34.4 1,153 68.5 65.6-71.2
55-64 1,507 718 48.3 45.3-51.4 789 51.7 48.6-54.7
65-74 1,129 603 53.8 50.3-57.3 526 46.2 42.7-49.7
75+ 898 491 55.3 51.4-59.2 407 44.7 40.8-48.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,317 467 24.7 21.8-27.9 850 75.3 72.1-78.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,452 846 28.6 26.4-31.0 1,606 71.4 69.0-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,057 612 25.2 22.8-27.8 1,445 74.8 72.2-77.2
College Graduate 2,795 750 23.5 21.7-25.4 2,045 76.5 74.6-78.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 901 345 29.0 25.3-33.1 556 71.0 66.9-74.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,443 505 27.0 24.0-30.3 938 73.0 69.7-76.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,020 286 23.2 20.1-26.6 734 76.8 73.4-79.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,127 323 23.7 20.8-26.9 804 76.3 73.1-79.2
$50,000-74,999 1,183 321 22.6 20.0-25.5 862 77.4 74.5-80.0
$75,000+ 1,680 463 24.8 22.5-27.3 1,217 75.2 72.7-77.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,499 1,041 37.2 34.7-39.7 1,458 62.8 60.3-65.3
No 6,016 1,609 21.8 20.5-23.1 4,407 78.2 76.9-79.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,008 486 42.6 38.7-46.6 522 57.4 53.4-61.3
Non-Veteran 7,624 2,196 23.4 22.2-24.6 5,428 76.6 75.4-77.8

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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