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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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Respond.^
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 17,223 3,022 18.6 17.8-19.4 5,233 32.2 31.2-33.1 5,268 30.7 29.8-31.7 2,490 13.5 12.8-14.1 1,210 5.1 4.8- 5.5
-Piedmont NC 9,671 1,786 19.6 18.6-20.8 3,051 33.7 32.3-35.0 2,921 29.9 28.7-31.2 1,320 12.6 11.7-13.4 593 4.2 3.8- 4.7
GENDER
Male 3,527 647 19.8 18.1-21.7 1,137 35.3 33.2-37.6 1,053 29.1 27.1-31.2 477 12.2 10.9-13.7 213 3.5 3.0- 4.2
Female 6,144 1,139 19.5 18.2-20.8 1,914 32.0 30.6-33.6 1,868 30.7 29.2-32.2 843 12.9 11.9-14.0 380 4.9 4.3- 5.6
RACE
White 7,514 1,464 21.4 20.1-22.7 2,508 36.5 35.0-38.0 2,145 27.1 25.8-28.5 921 10.5 9.7-11.4 476 4.5 4.0- 5.0
African American 1,569 236 16.4 13.9-19.3 416 27.5 24.4-30.9 541 35.1 31.9-38.4 273 16.0 13.8-18.5 103 4.9 3.9- 6.2
Other Minorities 547 79 11.9 8.9-15.7 114 23.8 18.8-29.6 221 41.4 35.8-47.2 120 21.6 17.5-26.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 557 53 8.6 6.0-12.1 98 19.2 14.7-24.6 240 44.1 38.5-49.9 155 27.0 22.4-32.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.6
Non-Hispanic 9,108 1,732 20.9 19.7-22.0 2,952 35.3 33.9-36.7 2,678 28.3 27.1-29.6 1,164 10.9 10.2-11.8 582 4.6 4.1- 5.1
AGE
18-24 439 103 22.8 18.2-28.2 151 36.5 30.7-42.7 138 30.3 25.2-36.0 42 9.2 6.5-12.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3
25-34 1,361 328 22.4 19.8-25.1 504 37.4 34.3-40.7 387 29.0 26.0-32.2 131 10.2 8.2-12.5 11 1.0 0.4- 2.3
35-44 1,891 477 24.4 22.1-26.8 693 37.7 35.0-40.5 515 27.5 24.9-30.2 169 8.9 7.5-10.6 37 1.5 1.0- 2.2
45-54 1,842 357 19.6 17.4-21.9 642 34.4 31.7-37.1 536 29.7 27.1-32.4 202 12.0 10.2-14.2 105 4.3 3.4- 5.3
55-64 1,730 281 16.2 14.2-18.4 497 28.8 26.3-31.5 528 30.9 28.3-33.5 275 15.9 13.9-18.1 149 8.3 6.8-10.0
65-74 1,301 153 12.0 10.0-14.2 339 26.8 24.0-29.8 435 32.9 29.9-36.0 240 18.6 16.2-21.3 134 9.7 8.0-11.8
75+ 1,058 76 7.2 5.6- 9.3 215 21.4 18.5-24.6 367 34.0 30.6-37.5 252 24.4 21.3-27.7 148 13.0 10.9-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,509 100 7.0 5.3- 9.3 242 19.4 15.9-23.4 503 36.3 32.5-40.3 420 26.6 23.4-30.0 244 10.7 8.9-12.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,756 345 13.3 11.6-15.2 768 29.4 27.1-31.9 1,004 37.1 34.6-39.6 458 15.4 13.7-17.2 181 4.8 4.0- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,299 438 22.7 20.1-25.4 787 36.1 33.3-38.9 713 29.6 27.2-32.2 256 8.8 7.5-10.2 105 2.8 2.3- 3.5
College Graduate 3,089 901 29.1 27.2-31.2 1,253 42.8 40.6-45.1 694 20.9 19.2-22.8 184 5.8 4.8- 7.0 57 1.3 1.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,041 70 10.3 7.2-14.3 178 19.7 16.0-24.0 321 31.3 27.4-35.5 288 27.2 23.5-31.3 184 11.6 9.6-13.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,640 178 11.4 9.4-13.8 370 22.8 19.6-26.2 607 38.6 35.0-42.4 334 20.7 18.0-23.7 151 6.5 5.3- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,138 176 14.7 12.3-17.6 339 33.9 30.0-38.0 393 33.1 29.4-36.9 175 14.2 11.8-17.0 55 4.1 2.9- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,264 257 19.7 17.0-22.7 481 40.9 37.1-44.8 376 28.7 25.7-32.0 112 8.0 6.4-10.0 38 2.6 1.8- 3.9
$50,000-74,999 1,313 295 23.4 20.3-26.9 536 41.0 37.6-44.4 368 26.7 23.7-29.9 85 6.5 4.9- 8.5 29 2.4 1.5- 4.0
$75,000+ 1,813 601 32.8 30.2-35.5 749 42.2 39.4-45.0 384 21.0 18.8-23.4 67 3.6 2.7- 4.9 12 0.4 0.2- 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,833 152 5.8 4.7- 7.0 504 20.7 18.5-23.1 865 32.0 29.6-34.5 774 26.6 24.5-28.8 538 15.0 13.5-16.6
No 6,568 1,584 24.2 22.8-25.6 2,471 38.4 36.8-40.1 1,954 28.9 27.5-30.5 510 7.8 7.0- 8.8 49 0.7 0.4- 1.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,150 197 20.0 17.0-23.5 327 29.4 26.1-33.1 356 31.5 28.0-35.2 183 13.9 11.6-16.5 87 5.2 4.1- 6.6
Non-Veteran 8,509 1,585 19.6 18.4-20.8 2,723 34.2 32.8-35.7 2,561 29.7 28.4-31.1 1,136 12.4 11.5-13.3 504 4.1 3.7- 4.6

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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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