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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,830 7,598 65.6 64.2-67.1 2,232 34.4 32.9-35.8
-Piedmont NC 5,447 4,217 65.1 63.2-66.9 1,230 34.9 33.1-36.8
RACE
White 4,222 3,398 68.2 65.9-70.4 824 31.8 29.6-34.1
African American 901 665 63.5 59.2-67.7 236 36.5 32.3-40.8
Other Minorities 296 138 42.3 35.6-49.3 158 57.7 50.7-64.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 261 132 46.4 39.1-53.9 129 53.6 46.1-60.9
Non-Hispanic 5,176 4,078 66.6 64.6-68.5 1,098 33.4 31.5-35.4
AGE
18-24 201 36 14.6 10.1-20.5 165 85.4 79.5-89.9
25-34 668 122 18.3 15.1-22.0 546 81.7 78.0-84.9
35-44 975 616 62.8 59.2-66.3 359 37.2 33.7-40.8
45-54 1,059 1,003 94.7 92.9-96.1 56 5.3 3.9- 7.1
55-64 1,050 1,012 96.1 94.3-97.3 38 3.9 2.7- 5.7
65-74 783 760 97.7 96.3-98.5 23 2.3 1.5- 3.7
75+ 655 616 94.2 91.7-95.9 39 5.8 4.1- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 590 64.2 58.6-69.5 169 35.8 30.5-41.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,590 1,285 69.7 66.2-73.0 305 30.3 27.0-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,396 1,062 61.6 57.5-65.6 334 38.4 34.4-42.5
College Graduate 1,685 1,264 64.2 61.1-67.2 421 35.8 32.8-38.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 646 505 63.5 57.6-69.0 141 36.5 31.0-42.4
$15,000- 24,999 895 684 62.8 58.0-67.3 211 37.2 32.7-42.0
$25,000- 34,999 597 446 61.4 55.8-66.8 151 38.6 33.2-44.2
$35,000- 49,999 709 531 62.1 57.0-66.9 178 37.9 33.1-43.0
$50,000-74,999 655 492 61.9 56.6-67.0 163 38.1 33.0-43.4
$75,000+ 1,040 808 71.0 67.4-74.5 232 29.0 25.5-32.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,928 1,620 73.3 69.9-76.4 308 26.7 23.6-30.1
No 3,397 2,508 61.7 59.3-64.0 889 38.3 36.0-40.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 61 71.0 57.1-81.7 22 29.0 18.3-42.9
Non-Veteran 5,361 4,153 65.0 63.0-66.8 1,208 35.0 33.2-37.0

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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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