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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 2,356 967 41.5 38.8-44.3 1,389 58.5 55.7-61.2
-Piedmont NC 1,319 544 42.0 38.2-45.8 775 58.0 54.2-61.8
GENDER
Male 420 175 42.9 36.2-49.8 245 57.1 50.2-63.8
Female 899 369 41.2 37.4-45.1 530 58.8 54.9-62.6
RACE
White 1,085 450 44.1 40.1-48.1 635 55.9 51.9-59.9
African American 207 86 35.7 27.0-45.5 121 64.3 54.5-73.0
Other Minorities 18 6 27.6 10.5-55.3 12 72.4 44.7-89.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 30.7 10.0-63.7 8 69.3 36.3-90.0
Non-Hispanic 1,308 541 42.1 38.4-45.9 767 57.9 54.1-61.6
AGE
18-24 33 15 47.5 24.4-71.7 18 52.5 28.3-75.6
25-34 90 44 36.9 25.6-49.9 46 63.1 50.1-74.4
35-44 213 82 40.1 32.3-48.4 131 59.9 51.6-67.7
45-54 321 130 43.1 36.6-49.9 191 56.9 50.1-63.4
55-64 302 131 46.6 39.9-53.3 171 53.4 46.7-60.1
65-74 219 85 37.4 30.3-45.2 134 62.6 54.8-69.7
75+ 135 55 39.4 29.8-49.8 80 60.6 50.2-70.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 53 36.8 22.7-53.6 81 63.2 46.4-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 379 147 39.9 33.6-46.5 232 60.1 53.5-66.4
Some Post-H.S. 391 168 42.9 36.3-49.7 223 57.1 50.3-63.7
College Graduate 413 175 44.7 39.0-50.6 238 55.3 49.4-61.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 42 41.5 29.8-54.3 58 58.5 45.7-70.2
$15,000- 24,999 212 92 44.4 35.5-53.6 120 55.6 46.4-64.5
$25,000- 34,999 171 61 35.8 27.4-45.1 110 64.2 54.9-72.6
$35,000- 49,999 186 77 39.3 28.5-51.2 109 60.7 48.8-71.5
$50,000-74,999 200 80 41.6 33.5-50.1 120 58.4 49.9-66.5
$75,000+ 268 113 41.2 34.2-48.6 155 58.8 51.4-65.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 402 170 44.3 37.4-51.5 232 55.7 48.5-62.6
No 911 370 40.7 36.4-45.2 541 59.3 54.8-63.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 86 47.6 38.8-56.6 92 52.4 43.4-61.2
Non-Veteran 1,141 458 40.9 36.9-45.1 683 59.1 54.9-63.1

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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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