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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 7,317 5,850 79.2 78.0-80.4 1,467 20.8 19.6-22.0
-Piedmont NC 4,033 3,235 79.9 78.3-81.4 798 20.1 18.6-21.7
RACE
White 3,286 2,646 80.6 78.9-82.2 640 19.4 17.8-21.1
African American 627 509 80.3 76.0-84.0 118 19.7 16.0-24.0
Other Minorities 107 70 60.9 49.6-71.2 37 39.1 28.8-50.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 78 68.6 57.2-78.1 34 31.4 21.9-42.8
Non-Hispanic 3,917 3,154 80.4 78.8-81.9 763 19.6 18.1-21.2
AGE
40-44 534 351 64.7 59.7-69.4 183 35.3 30.6-40.3
45-54 1,051 856 82.5 79.7-85.0 195 17.5 15.0-20.3
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. 592 402 66.7 61.8-71.3 190 33.3 28.7-38.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,253 996 78.3 75.2-81.1 257 21.7 18.9-24.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,000 833 82.1 78.8-84.9 167 17.9 15.1-21.2
College Graduate 1,180 997 84.8 82.2-87.2 183 15.2 12.8-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 495 344 68.2 63.0-73.1 151 31.8 26.9-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 683 511 72.8 68.5-76.7 172 27.2 23.3-31.5
$25,000- 34,999 439 346 78.3 73.0-82.8 93 21.7 17.2-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 502 416 80.7 75.7-84.9 86 19.3 15.1-24.3
$50,000-74,999 467 399 83.5 78.9-87.2 68 16.5 12.8-21.1
$75,000+ 741 644 87.1 83.8-89.9 97 12.9 10.1-16.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,614 1,227 75.9 73.2-78.4 387 24.1 21.6-26.8
No 2,345 1,948 82.2 80.2-84.1 397 17.8 15.9-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 41 71.7 50.4-86.3 12 28.3 13.7-49.6
Non-Veteran 3,978 3,192 80.0 78.4-81.5 786 20.0 18.5-21.6

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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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