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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 30 Ages 30 to 50 Ages 50 to 60 Age 60 or older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,785 143 12.8 10.5-15.6 603 37.6 34.7-40.6 487 24.1 21.8-26.6 552 25.4 23.1-27.8
-Piedmont NC 944 79 14.2 10.9-18.2 310 37.9 33.9-42.2 257 23.1 20.0-26.5 298 24.8 21.8-28.1
GENDER
Male 365 25 12.1 7.8-18.3 113 38.9 32.7-45.6 109 25.0 20.1-30.7 118 24.0 19.5-29.1
Female 579 54 16.1 11.6-21.8 197 37.0 31.9-42.5 148 21.3 17.6-25.6 180 25.5 21.7-29.8
RACE
White 704 56 14.2 10.4-19.2 208 36.2 31.5-41.2 194 22.0 18.7-25.7 246 27.5 23.9-31.5
African American 202 17 12.0 6.8-20.1 82 38.2 30.3-46.8 57 28.9 21.6-37.6 46 20.9 15.2-28.0
Other Minorities 33 5 23.9 9.3-48.9 18 51.8 31.9-71.2 5 15.1 5.4-35.6 5 9.2 3.3-23.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 8 36.4 18.7-58.6 16 47.8 28.2-68.1 4 8.4 2.5-24.5 4 7.4 2.2-22.1
Non-Hispanic 908 70 12.4 9.3-16.4 293 37.3 33.2-41.5 253 24.3 21.0-27.8 292 26.1 22.9-29.5
AGE
18-24 8 8 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 22 16 73.6 49.9-88.7 6 26.4 11.3-50.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 79 23 33.4 21.3-48.2 56 66.6 51.8-78.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 155 13 7.7 4.2-13.6 115 80.6 73.0-86.5 27 11.7 7.3-18.1 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 246 12 5.3 2.7- 9.8 80 31.9 25.1-39.5 131 55.4 47.6-63.0 23 7.4 4.6-11.7
65-74 264 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 39 18.9 12.3-27.8 74 27.5 21.6-34.4 147 52.4 44.7-60.0
75+ 169 3 2.1 0.6- 6.6 14 9.8 5.2-17.7 24 12.8 7.9-20.1 128 75.3 66.4-82.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 18 15.4 8.8-25.4 66 32.0 23.9-41.3 51 20.4 14.7-27.5 86 32.3 25.2-40.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 19 12.1 7.1-19.8 110 36.3 29.9-43.2 100 26.8 21.2-33.3 102 24.9 20.0-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 221 23 13.7 8.0-22.5 87 46.8 38.5-55.3 52 20.5 15.0-27.3 59 19.0 14.1-25.1
College Graduate 168 19 17.1 10.4-26.7 47 37.1 27.7-47.5 52 22.9 16.4-31.1 50 22.9 16.5-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 16 15.6 7.9-28.6 64 35.7 27.0-45.4 48 19.7 14.2-26.6 64 29.0 21.5-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 210 17 15.3 8.8-25.4 66 34.9 26.9-43.8 54 23.0 16.2-31.6 73 26.8 20.5-34.0
$25,000- 34,999 108 9 19.3 9.9-34.3 34 29.2 20.1-40.3 34 26.4 17.7-37.4 31 25.1 17.0-35.5
$35,000- 49,999 108 13 18.2 9.6-31.8 37 40.9 30.1-52.7 31 22.1 14.9-31.5 27 18.7 12.0-27.9
$50,000-74,999 91 8 9.8 4.4-20.1 38 54.3 42.1-66.0 25 22.7 14.7-33.2 20 13.3 8.1-21.1
$75,000+ 85 7 10.3 4.5-21.8 36 52.7 39.8-65.2 24 20.4 12.5-31.5 18 16.6 9.9-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 567 48 13.6 9.7-18.7 191 37.4 32.5-42.6 155 24.8 20.7-29.4 173 24.2 20.5-28.4
No 351 28 15.2 9.9-22.5 114 39.8 32.9-47.0 95 20.6 16.0-26.0 114 24.5 19.8-30.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 181 4 4.4 1.6-11.3 39 28.7 20.7-38.2 55 30.1 22.8-38.7 83 36.8 29.1-45.2
Non-Veteran 762 75 16.5 12.7-21.3 271 40.1 35.5-44.9 202 21.4 18.1-25.1 214 21.9 18.8-25.4

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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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