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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,326 1,128 6.5 6.0- 7.0 7,858 47.7 46.7-48.8 4,172 25.4 24.5-26.4 369 2.1 1.8- 2.4 2,799 18.2 17.4-19.1
-Piedmont NC 9,177 652 6.3 5.7- 7.0 4,506 49.0 47.6-50.4 2,309 24.8 23.6-26.0 203 2.0 1.7- 2.4 1,507 17.9 16.7-19.1
GENDER
Male 3,330 192 5.1 4.2- 6.1 1,585 48.8 46.5-51.1 891 25.5 23.7-27.5 83 2.1 1.6- 2.8 579 18.5 16.6-20.5
Female 5,847 460 7.6 6.8- 8.4 2,921 49.2 47.5-50.8 1,418 24.1 22.7-25.6 120 1.9 1.5- 2.3 928 17.3 16.0-18.7
RACE
White 7,148 506 6.4 5.7- 7.1 3,643 50.5 49.0-52.1 1,801 25.7 24.3-27.1 157 2.0 1.6- 2.5 1,041 15.4 14.3-16.7
African American 1,473 104 6.4 5.0- 8.1 524 35.7 32.3-39.2 422 27.6 24.7-30.7 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 382 27.7 24.5-31.2
Other Minorities 522 41 6.4 4.3- 9.3 317 60.5 54.5-66.2 80 13.7 10.5-17.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7 81 18.9 14.2-24.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 541 48 7.8 5.5-10.9 343 61.6 55.7-67.2 87 15.1 11.6-19.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 61 15.4 11.0-21.1
Non-Hispanic 8,630 603 6.2 5.6- 6.8 4,159 47.5 46.1-49.0 2,222 25.9 24.7-27.2 200 2.2 1.8- 2.6 1,446 18.2 17.0-19.4
AGE
18-24 411 21 4.0 2.3- 6.9 159 38.8 32.9-45.1 100 23.7 19.0-29.2 7 1.6 0.7- 3.8 124 31.8 26.2-38.0
25-34 1,308 81 6.2 4.8- 8.0 608 49.2 45.8-52.6 327 23.6 20.9-26.6 22 1.8 1.1- 3.0 270 19.2 16.7-22.0
35-44 1,835 123 6.1 5.0- 7.4 925 51.7 48.8-54.5 461 23.9 21.6-26.3 35 1.9 1.3- 2.7 291 16.5 14.4-18.7
45-54 1,770 132 6.9 5.7- 8.4 893 50.5 47.6-53.5 478 27.7 25.2-30.4 45 2.2 1.5- 3.1 222 12.6 10.8-14.7
55-64 1,645 126 6.7 5.5- 8.2 797 49.6 46.7-52.6 433 26.6 24.1-29.3 41 2.3 1.6- 3.2 248 14.7 12.8-16.9
65-74 1,218 79 6.5 4.9- 8.5 593 48.1 44.8-51.5 306 26.4 23.5-29.4 35 2.6 1.8- 3.8 205 16.5 14.2-19.1
75+ 948 86 9.5 7.2-12.3 506 54.4 50.5-58.2 201 20.7 17.7-23.9 15 1.4 0.7- 2.5 140 14.2 11.7-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,393 82 5.5 4.1- 7.4 589 45.6 41.4-49.8 313 19.1 16.3-22.2 36 1.7 1.1- 2.6 373 28.1 24.2-32.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,592 141 5.1 4.0- 6.4 1,112 41.6 39.0-44.2 744 28.2 26.0-30.6 69 2.4 1.7- 3.3 526 22.7 20.5-25.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,195 169 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,126 49.6 46.6-52.5 546 25.0 22.6-27.6 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5 302 16.6 14.4-19.0
College Graduate 2,986 260 7.7 6.7- 8.9 1,674 56.3 54.0-58.5 703 24.7 22.8-26.8 46 1.5 1.0- 2.1 303 9.8 8.6-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 962 60 6.4 4.5- 9.2 403 44.8 40.1-49.6 229 21.5 18.0-25.5 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1 247 25.9 22.1-30.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,548 110 7.1 5.4- 9.2 746 49.7 45.9-53.6 351 19.5 17.0-22.4 40 2.2 1.5- 3.1 301 21.5 18.4-25.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,082 70 5.8 4.3- 7.8 452 41.1 37.1-45.2 314 28.3 24.8-32.0 33 2.7 1.8- 4.1 213 22.1 18.5-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,217 103 7.3 5.8- 9.2 570 44.2 40.5-47.9 353 29.3 26.1-32.7 27 2.3 1.3- 4.0 164 17.0 13.6-21.0
$50,000-74,999 1,269 86 5.7 4.4- 7.2 661 51.7 48.1-55.3 340 27.8 24.7-31.2 29 2.9 1.9- 4.3 153 11.9 9.9-14.3
$75,000+ 1,757 118 6.0 4.8- 7.3 1,002 56.1 53.2-59.0 437 25.2 22.8-27.8 29 1.5 0.9- 2.4 171 11.2 9.3-13.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,661 181 6.3 5.2- 7.6 1,230 45.5 42.9-48.1 661 24.9 22.7-27.1 63 2.0 1.5- 2.7 526 21.3 19.0-23.7
No 6,328 460 6.3 5.6- 7.1 3,196 50.1 48.4-51.8 1,606 24.9 23.5-26.4 137 2.0 1.6- 2.5 929 16.6 15.2-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,067 58 4.4 3.2- 6.0 531 52.4 48.5-56.3 290 25.9 22.9-29.3 22 1.8 1.1- 2.9 166 15.5 12.9-18.5
Non-Veteran 8,106 593 6.6 5.9- 7.3 3,974 48.6 47.1-50.1 2,019 24.7 23.4-26.0 180 2.0 1.6- 2.4 1,340 18.2 16.9-19.5

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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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