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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,106 10,334 64.3 63.2-65.5 4,772 35.7 34.5-36.8
-Piedmont NC 8,458 5,825 64.5 63.0-66.1 2,633 35.5 33.9-37.0
GENDER
Male 3,126 1,860 57.0 54.4-59.4 1,266 43.0 40.6-45.6
Female 5,332 3,965 71.9 70.2-73.6 1,367 28.1 26.4-29.8
RACE
White 6,578 4,553 65.3 63.5-67.0 2,025 34.7 33.0-36.5
African American 1,270 891 65.2 61.4-68.9 379 34.8 31.1-38.6
Other Minorities 575 352 58.3 52.7-63.7 223 41.7 36.3-47.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 472 313 61.8 55.6-67.7 159 38.2 32.3-44.4
Non-Hispanic 7,971 5,502 64.8 63.3-66.4 2,469 35.2 33.6-36.7
AGE
18-24 326 152 45.9 39.3-52.8 174 54.1 47.2-60.7
25-34 1,013 640 60.6 56.8-64.4 373 39.4 35.6-43.2
35-44 1,539 1,021 65.6 62.6-68.5 518 34.4 31.5-37.4
45-54 1,668 1,192 70.5 67.6-73.3 476 29.5 26.7-32.4
55-64 1,651 1,244 74.2 71.5-76.8 407 25.8 23.2-28.5
65-74 1,251 937 73.8 70.7-76.8 314 26.2 23.2-29.3
75+ 949 597 61.6 57.8-65.4 352 38.4 34.6-42.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,221 803 61.1 56.8-65.2 418 38.9 34.8-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,431 1,678 64.2 61.2-67.1 753 35.8 32.9-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,056 1,467 64.9 61.4-68.3 589 35.1 31.7-38.6
College Graduate 2,730 1,867 66.1 63.7-68.4 863 33.9 31.6-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 858 585 65.7 60.3-70.6 273 34.3 29.4-39.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,325 910 63.3 59.3-67.2 415 36.7 32.8-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 942 641 64.3 59.6-68.7 301 35.7 31.3-40.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,164 829 68.9 65.0-72.5 335 31.1 27.5-35.0
$50,000-74,999 1,097 803 69.0 65.0-72.8 294 31.0 27.2-35.0
$75,000+ 1,842 1,239 64.9 62.0-67.8 603 35.1 32.2-38.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,926 2,128 69.4 66.8-71.9 798 30.6 28.1-33.2
No 5,463 3,656 62.6 60.7-64.5 1,807 37.4 35.5-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,111 688 61.6 57.7-65.3 423 38.4 34.7-42.3
Non-Veteran 7,339 5,132 64.9 63.2-66.6 2,207 35.1 33.4-36.8

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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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