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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,314 9,540 61.5 60.4-62.7 4,774 38.5 37.3-39.6
-Piedmont NC 8,120 5,386 61.3 59.7-62.8 2,734 38.7 37.2-40.3
GENDER
Male 2,933 1,889 58.4 55.9-60.9 1,044 41.6 39.1-44.1
Female 5,187 3,497 64.1 62.3-65.8 1,690 35.9 34.2-37.7
RACE
White 6,310 4,247 62.7 61.0-64.4 2,063 37.3 35.6-39.0
African American 1,282 849 63.1 59.3-66.8 433 36.9 33.2-40.7
Other Minorities 495 272 48.5 42.4-54.5 223 51.5 45.5-57.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 520 299 50.4 44.4-56.3 221 49.6 43.7-55.6
Non-Hispanic 7,597 5,084 62.6 61.1-64.2 2,513 37.4 35.8-38.9
AGE
18-24 414 177 39.7 33.8-45.9 237 60.3 54.1-66.2
25-34 1,271 695 52.2 48.7-55.6 576 47.8 44.4-51.3
35-44 1,708 1,067 61.8 58.9-64.6 641 38.2 35.4-41.1
45-54 1,561 1,088 69.5 66.6-72.3 473 30.5 27.7-33.4
55-64 1,332 956 72.3 69.3-75.2 376 27.7 24.8-30.7
65-74 983 762 77.6 74.3-80.5 221 22.4 19.5-25.7
75+ 806 616 78.1 74.6-81.2 190 21.9 18.8-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,181 747 56.4 51.8-60.9 434 43.6 39.1-48.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,293 1,476 59.4 56.5-62.3 817 40.6 37.7-43.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,941 1,342 63.2 59.8-66.4 599 36.8 33.6-40.2
College Graduate 2,691 1,812 63.7 61.3-66.0 879 36.3 34.0-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 796 507 53.3 48.0-58.6 289 46.7 41.4-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,367 894 56.4 52.2-60.5 473 43.6 39.5-47.8
$25,000- 34,999 953 608 58.9 54.3-63.3 345 41.1 36.7-45.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,086 730 63.8 59.8-67.6 356 36.2 32.4-40.2
$50,000-74,999 1,122 755 62.3 58.3-66.2 367 37.7 33.8-41.7
$75,000+ 1,630 1,137 67.8 64.9-70.5 493 32.2 29.5-35.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,105 1,547 70.2 67.2-73.1 558 29.8 26.9-32.8
No 5,776 3,708 58.9 57.1-60.7 2,068 41.1 39.3-42.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 905 674 71.6 67.0-75.8 231 28.4 24.2-33.0
Non-Veteran 7,206 4,709 60.1 58.5-61.8 2,497 39.9 38.2-41.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported NOT having diabetes.

^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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