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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 15,620 13,646 82.2 81.2-83.2 1,974 17.8 16.8-18.8
-Piedmont NC 8,727 7,693 83.7 82.4-84.9 1,034 16.3 15.1-17.6
GENDER
Male 3,236 2,832 82.0 79.8-84.0 404 18.0 16.0-20.2
Female 5,491 4,861 85.4 83.9-86.7 630 14.6 13.3-16.1
RACE
White 6,765 6,218 90.2 89.0-91.2 547 9.8 8.8-11.0
African American 1,331 1,115 82.8 79.8-85.4 216 17.2 14.6-20.2
Other Minorities 590 323 48.0 42.6-53.6 267 52.0 46.4-57.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 488 238 40.2 34.5-46.2 250 59.8 53.8-65.5
Non-Hispanic 8,222 7,439 88.7 87.6-89.7 783 11.3 10.3-12.4
AGE
18-24 332 218 67.9 61.6-73.7 114 32.1 26.3-38.4
25-34 1,060 806 72.9 69.3-76.3 254 27.1 23.7-30.7
35-44 1,574 1,355 85.4 82.9-87.6 219 14.6 12.4-17.1
45-54 1,727 1,508 88.5 86.6-90.2 219 11.5 9.8-13.4
55-64 1,698 1,510 88.9 86.9-90.6 188 11.1 9.4-13.1
65-74 1,279 1,256 97.8 95.7-98.9 23 2.2 1.1- 4.3
75+ 987 980 99.1 97.5-99.7 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,266 952 59.8 55.5-64.1 314 40.2 35.9-44.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,529 2,134 78.7 76.0-81.2 395 21.3 18.8-24.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,112 1,908 87.8 85.2-90.0 204 12.2 10.0-14.8
College Graduate 2,796 2,677 95.1 93.8-96.2 119 4.9 3.8- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 891 678 63.2 57.2-68.8 213 36.8 31.2-42.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,372 1,025 63.2 59.2-67.0 347 36.8 33.0-40.8
$25,000- 34,999 966 825 82.3 78.7-85.5 141 17.7 14.5-21.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,194 1,093 89.3 86.5-91.6 101 10.7 8.4-13.5
$50,000-74,999 1,123 1,077 91.8 87.8-94.5 46 8.2 5.5-12.2
$75,000+ 1,885 1,847 97.4 96.1-98.3 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,980 2,620 83.2 80.8-85.4 360 16.8 14.6-19.2
No 5,476 4,856 84.5 82.9-86.0 620 15.5 14.0-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,144 1,078 93.4 91.2-95.2 66 6.6 4.8- 8.8
Non-Veteran 7,565 6,599 82.4 81.0-83.8 966 17.6 16.2-19.0

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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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