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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Osteoporosis

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,780 1,502 5.8 5.4- 6.1 15,278 94.2 93.9-94.6
-Piedmont NC 9,425 836 5.4 5.0- 5.8 8,589 94.6 94.2-95.0
GENDER
Male 3,452 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5 3,386 98.9 98.5-99.2
Female 5,973 770 9.5 8.8-10.4 5,203 90.5 89.6-91.2
RACE
White 7,353 759 6.6 6.1- 7.2 6,594 93.4 92.8-93.9
African American 1,502 65 2.5 1.9- 3.4 1,437 97.5 96.6-98.1
Other Minorities 530 12 1.6 0.8- 3.1 518 98.4 96.9-99.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 542 15 1.9 1.0- 3.3 527 98.1 96.7-99.0
Non-Hispanic 8,877 821 5.8 5.3- 6.3 8,056 94.2 93.7-94.7
AGE
18-24 423 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 421 99.8 99.4- 100
25-34 1,312 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,304 99.6 99.1-99.8
35-44 1,838 25 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,813 98.6 97.9-99.1
45-54 1,809 90 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,719 95.9 94.8-96.8
55-64 1,703 215 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,488 89.4 87.7-90.9
65-74 1,268 234 15.5 13.5-17.8 1,034 84.5 82.2-86.5
75+ 1,024 254 21.9 19.1-25.0 770 78.1 75.0-80.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,462 171 6.7 5.5- 8.0 1,291 93.3 92.0-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,672 271 6.1 5.3- 7.1 2,401 93.9 92.9-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,247 219 6.1 5.2- 7.2 2,028 93.9 92.8-94.8
College Graduate 3,028 173 3.6 3.0- 4.3 2,855 96.4 95.7-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,007 154 9.3 7.7-11.2 853 90.7 88.8-92.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,591 178 6.1 5.1- 7.3 1,413 93.9 92.7-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,116 79 4.7 3.6- 6.0 1,037 95.3 94.0-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,237 85 5.1 4.0- 6.6 1,152 94.9 93.4-96.0
$50,000-74,999 1,293 66 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,227 96.7 95.7-97.5
$75,000+ 1,778 73 2.8 2.1- 3.6 1,705 97.2 96.4-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,796 463 11.6 10.4-13.0 2,333 88.4 87.0-89.6
No 6,554 366 3.3 2.9- 3.7 6,188 96.7 96.3-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,129 47 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,082 97.1 96.0-97.9
Non-Veteran 8,292 789 5.7 5.2- 6.2 7,503 94.3 93.8-94.8

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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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