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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 3,399 973 29.2 27.1-31.4 2,426 70.8 68.6-72.9
-Piedmont NC 1,823 511 29.4 26.5-32.5 1,312 70.6 67.5-73.5
GENDER
Male 767 203 29.0 24.7-33.8 564 71.0 66.2-75.3
Female 1,056 308 29.8 26.4-33.5 748 70.2 66.5-73.6
RACE
White 1,439 424 30.8 27.5-34.4 1,015 69.2 65.6-72.5
African American 305 70 24.7 18.4-32.2 235 75.3 67.8-81.6
Other Minorities 73 15 25.5 14.3-41.4 58 74.5 58.6-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 72 14 20.8 10.9-36.0 58 79.2 64.0-89.1
Non-Hispanic 1,749 496 30.0 27.0-33.1 1,253 70.0 66.9-73.0
AGE
18-24 100 38 35.0 24.2-47.6 62 65.0 52.4-75.8
25-34 321 93 26.5 21.2-32.6 228 73.5 67.4-78.8
35-44 403 115 30.2 24.9-36.1 288 69.8 63.9-75.1
45-54 424 104 27.3 22.0-33.4 320 72.7 66.6-78.0
55-64 338 88 29.9 24.0-36.5 250 70.1 63.5-76.0
65-74 175 58 30.1 22.6-38.8 117 69.9 61.2-77.4
75+ 53 13 22.7 13.1-36.5 40 77.3 63.5-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 76 22.5 16.5-29.9 269 77.5 70.1-83.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 686 200 29.3 24.6-34.5 486 70.7 65.5-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 449 125 32.2 26.4-38.6 324 67.8 61.4-73.6
College Graduate 339 109 33.8 27.8-40.4 230 66.2 59.6-72.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 46 20.4 13.7-29.3 191 79.6 70.7-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 385 101 24.3 18.6-31.0 284 75.7 69.0-81.4
$25,000- 34,999 286 74 26.4 20.2-33.8 212 73.6 66.2-79.8
$35,000- 49,999 275 90 33.2 25.9-41.5 185 66.8 58.5-74.1
$50,000-74,999 211 63 30.5 23.2-38.8 148 69.5 61.2-76.8
$75,000+ 215 73 42.3 34.0-51.0 142 57.7 49.0-66.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 151 23.2 19.0-28.0 498 76.8 72.0-81.0
No 1,166 359 32.4 28.7-36.4 807 67.6 63.6-71.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 55 31.9 22.7-42.7 153 68.1 57.3-77.3
Non-Veteran 1,613 456 29.1 26.1-32.3 1,157 70.9 67.7-73.9

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking daily or occasionally.

^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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