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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,848 1,413 75.9 73.3-78.3 147 7.6 6.3- 9.2 163 9.2 7.6-11.2 125 7.2 5.8- 9.0
-Piedmont NC 988 758 75.5 71.8-78.8 83 8.3 6.4-10.6 86 9.8 7.6-12.6 61 6.4 4.7- 8.8
GENDER
Male 391 303 76.5 70.4-81.6 35 8.7 5.9-12.6 32 8.7 5.5-13.6 21 6.2 3.6-10.5
Female 597 455 74.5 70.0-78.6 48 7.9 5.7-10.9 54 10.9 8.1-14.5 40 6.7 4.6- 9.6
RACE
White 722 551 75.8 71.7-79.4 61 8.0 6.0-10.5 69 10.9 8.3-14.4 41 5.3 3.7- 7.6
African American 237 188 76.7 68.2-83.5 20 8.7 5.0-14.8 13 5.6 2.5-11.9 16 9.0 4.8-16.5
Other Minorities 24 15 60.8 36.7-80.6 2 12.1 2.7-40.5 3 17.0 4.9-45.0 4 10.0 3.4-26.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 19 13 74.3 46.7-90.5 1 11.6 1.7-50.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.1 5.2-33.0
Non-Hispanic 967 744 75.6 71.9-78.9 82 8.2 6.4-10.6 85 10.0 7.7-12.9 56 6.3 4.5- 8.7
AGE
18-24 3 2 79.8 26.0-97.8 1 20.2 2.2-74.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 26 16 69.9 45.4-86.7 2 3.5 0.8-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 26.6 11.1-51.2
35-44 62 39 65.1 48.9-78.5 8 10.4 4.7-21.6 10 19.3 9.0-36.5 5 5.2 2.0-12.8
45-54 170 122 69.3 59.0-77.9 19 10.1 5.9-16.5 20 13.0 7.3-22.2 9 7.6 3.2-17.2
55-64 292 234 78.6 72.1-83.9 21 8.0 4.8-13.1 20 7.1 4.3-11.5 17 6.3 3.6-10.9
65-74 262 216 83.6 77.6-88.2 22 8.5 5.1-14.0 14 5.1 2.9- 8.9 10 2.7 1.3- 5.7
75+ 171 129 73.9 65.1-81.0 8 5.6 2.5-12.2 22 14.5 9.1-22.2 12 6.0 3.3-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 191 77.2 69.9-83.1 14 5.9 3.2-10.8 19 7.9 4.7-13.0 23 9.0 5.5-14.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 313 235 72.1 64.6-78.4 27 9.0 5.7-13.8 33 11.8 7.4-18.1 18 7.2 3.7-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 215 160 70.4 61.9-77.6 24 10.3 6.4-16.3 18 12.6 7.4-20.7 13 6.7 3.6-12.1
College Graduate 210 171 82.9 76.2-88.0 18 8.4 4.9-14.0 15 6.8 3.8-11.8 6 2.0 0.9- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 132 66.2 57.0-74.4 21 13.7 8.3-21.7 17 11.2 6.3-19.1 16 8.9 4.9-15.5
$15,000- 24,999 209 160 78.0 70.2-84.3 17 9.0 4.9-16.0 17 7.7 4.4-13.0 15 5.3 2.9- 9.4
$25,000- 34,999 124 90 72.5 60.3-82.0 15 8.0 4.5-13.7 10 7.2 3.5-14.0 9 12.4 5.2-26.7
$35,000- 49,999 105 86 76.3 64.8-84.9 7 7.3 3.3-15.4 7 8.5 3.9-17.6 5 7.9 3.0-18.8
$50,000-74,999 97 78 79.7 66.9-88.4 7 5.7 2.3-13.2 8 11.4 4.6-25.5 4 3.2 1.1- 8.6
$75,000+ 85 67 80.9 70.0-88.5 6 8.6 3.5-19.3 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 6 5.6 2.5-12.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 565 425 74.3 69.5-78.6 47 8.1 5.8-11.3 54 9.9 7.3-13.3 39 7.6 5.1-11.3
No 407 323 77.1 71.1-82.2 34 8.5 5.7-12.5 31 10.0 6.4-15.4 19 4.4 2.5- 7.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 148 79.2 70.7-85.7 11 5.0 2.5-10.1 15 10.2 5.5-18.1 9 5.6 2.6-11.3
Non-Veteran 805 610 74.5 70.3-78.2 72 9.2 7.0-11.9 71 9.7 7.3-12.8 52 6.7 4.7- 9.5

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed 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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