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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,524 4,559 82.8 81.6-84.0 965 17.2 16.0-18.4
-Piedmont NC 3,006 2,483 83.8 82.2-85.3 523 16.2 14.7-17.8
RACE
White 2,499 2,057 83.5 81.8-85.2 442 16.5 14.8-18.2
African American 451 381 85.3 81.1-88.8 70 14.7 11.2-18.9
Other Minorities 48 38 77.7 59.6-89.2 10 22.3 10.8-40.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 58 43 78.2 62.5-88.5 15 21.8 11.5-37.5
Non-Hispanic 2,945 2,438 84.0 82.3-85.4 507 16.0 14.6-17.7
AGE
50-54 558 455 82.5 78.7-85.9 103 17.5 14.1-21.3
55-64 1,044 890 86.7 84.1-88.9 154 13.3 11.1-15.9
65-74 769 656 87.7 84.9-90.0 113 12.3 10.0-15.1
75+ 635 482 76.5 72.3-80.2 153 23.5 19.8-27.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 516 365 71.0 66.0-75.5 151 29.0 24.5-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 986 813 83.5 80.6-86.0 173 16.5 14.0-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 734 635 86.7 83.5-89.4 99 13.3 10.6-16.5
College Graduate 763 664 88.7 85.9-91.0 99 11.3 9.0-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 433 311 72.5 67.1-77.3 122 27.5 22.7-32.9
$15,000- 24,999 564 449 79.1 74.7-82.9 115 20.9 17.1-25.3
$25,000- 34,999 339 274 82.0 76.7-86.3 65 18.0 13.7-23.3
$35,000- 49,999 336 292 87.8 83.1-91.3 44 12.2 8.7-16.9
$50,000-74,999 305 272 87.3 82.0-91.2 33 12.7 8.8-18.0
$75,000+ 407 365 91.9 88.6-94.3 42 8.1 5.7-11.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,321 1,040 80.4 77.7-82.8 281 19.6 17.2-22.3
No 1,634 1,401 86.3 84.2-88.2 233 13.7 11.8-15.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 25 87.3 72.5-94.7 6 12.7 5.3-27.5
Non-Veteran 2,974 2,457 83.7 82.1-85.2 517 16.3 14.8-17.9

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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.

** 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.

***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.

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