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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 16,771 2,743 15.4 14.7-16.2 11,206 66.5 65.5-67.5 1,844 11.5 10.9-12.2 101 0.6 0.5- 0.8 877 5.9 5.4- 6.5
-Piedmont NC 9,435 1,558 15.3 14.4-16.3 6,399 67.9 66.6-69.2 991 10.9 10.0-11.8 50 0.5 0.4- 0.8 437 5.4 4.7- 6.2
GENDER
Male 3,442 475 12.9 11.5-14.5 2,337 68.0 65.8-70.1 417 11.9 10.6-13.4 28 0.7 0.4- 1.2 185 6.5 5.3- 7.8
Female 5,993 1,083 17.6 16.4-18.9 4,062 67.7 66.2-69.3 574 9.9 8.9-10.9 22 0.4 0.2- 0.6 252 4.4 3.7- 5.2
RACE
White 7,358 1,228 15.7 14.6-16.8 5,063 69.4 68.0-70.8 721 10.0 9.2-11.0 42 0.6 0.4- 0.8 304 4.3 3.6- 5.1
African American 1,510 246 15.0 12.8-17.4 952 61.5 58.0-64.8 221 16.1 13.6-18.9 8 0.8 0.3- 2.1 83 6.7 5.1- 8.7
Other Minorities 530 71 12.1 9.0-16.2 364 68.4 62.7-73.6 47 7.6 5.3-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 48 11.8 8.2-16.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 547 79 12.7 9.6-16.6 377 67.3 61.6-72.5 52 9.8 7.1-13.5 0 0.0 . - . 39 10.2 6.8-15.0
Non-Hispanic 8,882 1,476 15.6 14.6-16.6 6,019 68.0 66.6-69.3 939 11.0 10.1-11.9 50 0.6 0.4- 0.9 398 4.9 4.3- 5.6
AGE
18-24 432 55 10.2 7.3-14.1 267 64.3 58.5-69.8 69 14.3 10.9-18.5 5 1.0 0.3- 2.9 36 10.2 6.9-14.8
25-34 1,340 181 14.8 12.4-17.6 904 64.5 61.1-67.7 169 13.6 11.4-16.2 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 81 6.8 5.2- 8.8
35-44 1,864 276 14.2 12.4-16.2 1,325 71.8 69.2-74.2 194 9.4 8.0-11.1 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 59 3.9 2.9- 5.3
45-54 1,810 317 16.4 14.4-18.5 1,245 70.2 67.6-72.7 187 10.0 8.4-11.8 10 0.5 0.3- 1.1 51 2.9 2.1- 4.1
55-64 1,695 317 17.8 15.8-20.1 1,175 71.3 68.7-73.8 151 8.3 6.9-10.0 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9 43 2.2 1.5- 3.2
65-74 1,258 204 16.2 13.9-18.7 863 68.3 65.2-71.3 115 9.0 7.3-11.0 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 68 5.9 4.4- 7.8
75+ 992 198 20.8 17.8-24.1 594 59.2 55.4-62.9 103 10.6 8.4-13.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 94 9.0 7.0-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,420 143 9.8 7.6-12.4 890 64.7 60.8-68.5 224 13.8 11.5-16.6 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 150 11.0 8.6-14.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,685 373 13.8 12.1-15.7 1,774 63.1 60.5-65.7 364 14.8 13.0-16.7 23 0.9 0.5- 1.7 151 7.3 5.8- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,261 390 15.2 13.4-17.2 1,572 69.8 67.1-72.3 217 10.8 9.1-12.8 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 76 3.9 2.9- 5.2
College Graduate 3,055 647 19.4 17.7-21.1 2,156 72.0 70.0-73.9 184 6.2 5.2- 7.3 8 0.3 0.2- 0.7 60 2.2 1.6- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 991 129 11.0 8.8-13.5 607 64.6 60.2-68.8 157 16.0 12.8-19.7 12 0.5 0.3- 0.9 86 8.0 5.9-10.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,589 204 13.3 11.0-16.1 1,060 65.0 61.3-68.5 209 12.0 10.0-14.2 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 111 9.4 7.2-12.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 164 13.8 11.4-16.5 750 62.2 58.0-66.2 139 15.2 12.4-18.5 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8 57 8.0 5.3-11.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,247 219 15.3 13.0-17.9 850 69.1 65.7-72.3 130 11.3 9.2-13.7 8 0.8 0.4- 1.9 40 3.5 2.4- 5.0
$50,000-74,999 1,301 235 16.5 14.2-19.2 933 71.0 67.7-74.1 97 9.2 7.3-11.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 32 2.8 1.8- 4.3
$75,000+ 1,797 378 18.9 16.8-21.2 1,296 73.5 70.9-76.0 100 6.1 4.8- 7.8 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 20 1.3 0.7- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,740 394 13.0 11.5-14.6 1,769 66.1 63.7-68.5 355 12.7 11.1-14.5 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4 200 7.4 6.1- 8.9
No 6,502 1,137 16.2 15.1-17.4 4,504 68.5 66.9-70.1 616 10.2 9.3-11.3 24 0.4 0.2- 0.6 221 4.7 3.9- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,121 182 16.2 13.6-19.3 763 68.4 64.7-71.9 117 11.1 8.9-13.9 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 52 3.8 2.7- 5.3
Non-Veteran 8,310 1,374 15.2 14.2-16.2 5,634 67.8 66.4-69.2 874 10.8 10.0-11.8 43 0.5 0.4- 0.8 385 5.6 4.9- 6.5

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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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