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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Environmental Policy (Asked January--March Only)

Do you believe that you would eat healthy foods and beverages more often
if they were more available in places where you eat out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,772 2,969 78.2 76.1-80.1 803 21.8 19.9-23.9
-Piedmont NC 2,122 1,670 78.3 75.6-80.9 452 21.7 19.1-24.4
GENDER
Male 801 575 74.8 70.2-78.9 226 25.2 21.1-29.8
Female 1,321 1,095 82.0 78.9-84.8 226 18.0 15.2-21.1
RACE
White 1,672 1,301 77.2 74.0-80.1 371 22.8 19.9-26.0
African American 311 263 85.8 79.5-90.3 48 14.2 9.7-20.5
Other Minorities 131 102 75.6 64.8-83.9 29 24.4 16.1-35.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 91 71.6 60.0-81.0 32 28.4 19.0-40.0
Non-Hispanic 1,999 1,579 79.1 76.3-81.7 420 20.9 18.3-23.7
AGE
18-24 97 75 72.1 58.4-82.6 22 27.9 17.4-41.6
25-34 271 222 81.2 75.1-86.1 49 18.8 13.9-24.9
35-44 394 313 80.4 75.0-84.9 81 19.6 15.1-25.0
45-54 440 361 82.0 77.3-85.8 79 18.0 14.2-22.7
55-64 412 323 77.3 71.8-82.0 89 22.7 18.0-28.2
65-74 288 222 77.8 71.8-82.9 66 22.2 17.1-28.2
75+ 206 142 68.6 59.9-76.2 64 31.4 23.8-40.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 222 69.2 60.3-76.8 68 30.8 23.2-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 491 81.4 76.8-85.2 118 18.6 14.8-23.2
Some Post-H.S. 519 405 76.1 69.1-82.0 114 23.9 18.0-30.9
College Graduate 701 550 81.4 77.8-84.6 151 18.6 15.4-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 164 79.9 69.7-87.3 38 20.1 12.7-30.3
$15,000- 24,999 318 249 77.1 68.6-83.8 69 22.9 16.2-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 249 211 81.7 72.0-88.6 38 18.3 11.4-28.0
$35,000- 49,999 306 239 81.4 75.0-86.4 67 18.6 13.6-25.0
$50,000-74,999 289 235 77.4 67.2-85.1 54 22.6 14.9-32.8
$75,000+ 478 361 77.2 72.4-81.4 117 22.8 18.6-27.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 724 567 74.8 68.6-80.1 157 25.2 19.9-31.4
No 1,378 1,087 79.8 76.8-82.4 291 20.2 17.6-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 188 72.6 65.3-78.9 93 27.4 21.1-34.7
Non-Veteran 1,836 1,478 79.2 76.2-81.9 358 20.8 18.1-23.8

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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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