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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,595 2,757 19.9 18.9-20.8 4,753 31.6 30.5-32.6 4,759 30.4 29.4-31.5 2,200 12.8 12.1-13.5 1,126 5.3 4.9- 5.8
-Piedmont NC 8,707 1,646 21.6 20.3-23.0 2,733 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,605 29.7 28.4-31.1 1,132 11.7 10.8-12.6 591 4.9 4.3- 5.5
GENDER
Male 3,227 622 21.8 19.7-24.0 983 31.5 29.3-33.8 1,008 30.2 28.0-32.5 410 11.7 10.3-13.2 204 4.8 3.9- 5.9
Female 5,480 1,024 21.4 19.9-23.1 1,750 32.5 30.9-34.2 1,597 29.3 27.7-30.9 722 11.7 10.7-12.9 387 5.0 4.4- 5.7
RACE
White 6,752 1,350 23.9 22.4-25.6 2,289 36.0 34.4-37.6 1,892 26.3 24.9-27.8 752 8.7 8.0- 9.6 469 5.0 4.4- 5.7
African American 1,329 200 17.4 14.8-20.4 329 26.3 23.1-29.8 474 34.8 31.4-38.4 230 15.6 13.3-18.2 96 5.8 4.4- 7.7
Other Minorities 584 88 13.9 10.5-18.0 101 17.4 13.6-21.8 224 42.0 36.5-47.7 145 23.5 19.4-28.2 26 3.2 1.9- 5.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 483 65 12.8 9.2-17.4 79 14.4 11.1-18.6 197 43.7 37.6-49.9 126 26.5 21.6-31.9 16 2.7 1.4- 5.2
Non-Hispanic 8,206 1,577 22.6 21.2-24.0 2,647 34.0 32.6-35.5 2,405 28.2 26.8-29.5 1,005 10.1 9.3-10.9 572 5.1 4.6- 5.8
AGE
18-24 339 85 29.7 23.6-36.7 104 28.5 23.1-34.7 103 29.4 23.8-35.8 42 10.9 7.6-15.2 5 1.5 0.6- 3.5
25-34 1,055 269 23.5 20.6-26.6 377 35.6 32.1-39.3 297 29.1 25.6-32.8 99 10.3 8.2-12.9 13 1.6 0.7- 3.5
35-44 1,572 415 26.6 24.1-29.4 552 34.1 31.3-37.0 420 28.0 25.3-30.9 144 8.1 6.7- 9.8 41 3.2 2.0- 5.0
45-54 1,723 351 21.1 18.8-23.6 573 34.4 31.5-37.3 503 28.8 26.3-31.6 194 10.3 8.8-12.1 102 5.4 4.2- 6.8
55-64 1,692 267 15.5 13.6-17.7 513 30.1 27.4-32.9 516 30.5 27.8-33.2 240 14.7 12.7-16.9 156 9.2 7.6-11.2
65-74 1,274 158 13.0 10.9-15.4 353 27.6 24.8-30.6 426 34.9 31.7-38.2 200 16.0 13.7-18.7 137 8.5 7.0-10.2
75+ 982 89 8.9 6.9-11.4 239 25.2 22.0-28.7 314 32.5 29.0-36.1 205 20.7 17.8-23.9 135 12.7 10.5-15.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,254 76 8.8 6.3-12.1 212 14.8 12.4-17.6 400 37.2 33.0-41.7 321 25.8 22.5-29.5 245 13.3 11.2-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,525 325 14.9 12.9-17.1 718 29.1 26.6-31.8 880 35.5 32.7-38.3 416 14.5 12.7-16.5 186 5.9 4.7- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,108 406 24.8 21.6-28.3 716 34.2 31.2-37.3 644 28.0 25.4-30.8 245 10.0 8.5-11.8 97 3.0 2.3- 3.9
College Graduate 2,795 835 30.5 28.4-32.7 1,083 40.4 38.1-42.8 669 22.7 20.8-24.8 147 4.5 3.7- 5.6 61 1.8 1.3- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 888 53 6.7 4.6- 9.6 120 12.5 9.8-15.8 258 33.8 28.3-39.8 239 27.2 22.6-32.3 218 19.8 16.1-24.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,365 151 11.9 9.4-15.0 297 19.9 17.1-22.9 489 39.7 35.8-43.7 290 21.2 18.3-24.5 138 7.3 5.8- 9.1
$25,000- 34,999 962 145 15.6 12.7-19.0 299 32.4 28.1-37.1 328 34.4 30.3-38.9 141 13.8 11.3-16.7 49 3.8 2.6- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,194 221 20.1 17.0-23.7 415 36.5 32.7-40.4 387 30.2 26.9-33.8 123 9.4 7.6-11.5 48 3.8 2.7- 5.4
$50,000-74,999 1,122 238 23.0 19.5-26.9 470 41.2 37.4-45.1 318 27.8 24.4-31.4 71 6.8 5.0- 9.2 25 1.2 0.8- 1.9
$75,000+ 1,884 621 32.9 30.3-35.6 772 42.5 39.7-45.5 406 20.1 18.0-22.4 68 3.3 2.5- 4.5 17 1.1 0.6- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,960 181 8.5 6.7-10.6 562 21.1 19.0-23.3 944 32.5 30.1-35.0 731 22.8 20.8-24.9 542 15.1 13.4-17.0
No 5,474 1,413 27.5 25.8-29.3 2,080 36.5 34.7-38.3 1,579 28.4 26.7-30.1 366 7.0 6.1- 8.1 36 0.6 0.4- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,141 193 17.4 14.7-20.3 316 29.7 26.1-33.5 396 34.9 31.3-38.7 154 12.1 10.0-14.6 82 6.0 4.5- 7.9
Non-Veteran 7,548 1,449 22.2 20.8-23.7 2,411 32.4 30.9-33.9 2,204 29.1 27.6-30.6 975 11.6 10.7-12.6 509 4.8 4.2- 5.4

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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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