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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 15,053 8,390 52.2 51.0-53.3 6,663 47.8 46.7-49.0
-Piedmont NC 8,425 4,706 52.4 50.9-54.0 3,719 47.6 46.0-49.1
GENDER
Male 3,112 1,468 45.5 43.1-48.0 1,644 54.5 52.0-56.9
Female 5,313 3,238 59.1 57.3-60.9 2,075 40.9 39.1-42.7
RACE
White 6,560 3,600 51.7 49.9-53.4 2,960 48.3 46.6-50.1
African American 1,265 789 56.2 52.3-60.0 476 43.8 40.0-47.7
Other Minorities 565 302 52.0 46.4-57.5 263 48.0 42.5-53.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 464 255 53.0 46.8-59.1 209 47.0 40.9-53.2
Non-Hispanic 7,946 4,444 52.4 50.8-53.9 3,502 47.6 46.1-49.2
AGE
18-24 325 132 38.4 32.2-45.1 193 61.6 54.9-67.8
25-34 1,004 512 49.2 45.3-53.0 492 50.8 47.0-54.7
35-44 1,529 824 51.8 48.7-54.9 705 48.2 45.1-51.3
45-54 1,665 1,019 60.3 57.3-63.3 646 39.7 36.7-42.7
55-64 1,656 1,044 62.5 59.6-65.4 612 37.5 34.6-40.4
65-74 1,243 729 58.1 54.7-61.4 514 41.9 38.6-45.3
75+ 942 408 43.3 39.5-47.2 534 56.7 52.8-60.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,211 639 49.9 45.6-54.2 572 50.1 45.8-54.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,412 1,335 51.8 48.8-54.7 1,077 48.2 45.3-51.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,048 1,197 53.1 49.7-56.4 851 46.9 43.6-50.3
College Graduate 2,734 1,529 53.7 51.3-56.1 1,205 46.3 43.9-48.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 470 54.9 49.3-60.4 386 45.1 39.6-50.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,316 747 51.1 47.0-55.1 569 48.9 44.9-53.0
$25,000- 34,999 933 523 55.5 50.8-60.1 410 44.5 39.9-49.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,160 663 55.1 51.1-59.0 497 44.9 41.0-48.9
$50,000-74,999 1,096 652 54.4 50.2-58.4 444 45.6 41.6-49.8
$75,000+ 1,847 1,030 53.2 50.3-56.1 817 46.8 43.9-49.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,909 1,741 58.1 55.4-60.7 1,168 41.9 39.3-44.6
No 5,449 2,932 50.1 48.2-52.0 2,517 49.9 48.0-51.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,112 534 47.3 43.5-51.1 578 52.7 48.9-56.5
Non-Veteran 7,305 4,171 53.2 51.5-54.8 3,134 46.8 45.2-48.5

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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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