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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 15,113 9,349 62.8 61.7-63.9 5,764 37.2 36.1-38.3
-Piedmont NC 8,454 5,320 64.4 62.9-65.8 3,134 35.6 34.2-37.1
GENDER
Male 3,128 1,807 60.8 58.4-63.2 1,321 39.2 36.8-41.6
Female 5,326 3,513 67.8 66.1-69.4 1,813 32.2 30.6-33.9
RACE
White 6,579 4,111 64.2 62.5-65.8 2,468 35.8 34.2-37.5
African American 1,268 834 66.5 62.9-70.0 434 33.5 30.0-37.1
Other Minorities 572 354 63.0 57.6-68.1 218 37.0 31.9-42.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 472 283 61.2 55.1-66.9 189 38.8 33.1-44.9
Non-Hispanic 7,967 5,031 64.8 63.3-66.2 2,936 35.2 33.8-36.7
AGE
18-24 327 225 67.9 61.3-73.9 102 32.1 26.1-38.7
25-34 1,013 703 68.1 64.4-71.6 310 31.9 28.4-35.6
35-44 1,537 1,027 65.9 62.9-68.8 510 34.1 31.2-37.1
45-54 1,670 1,109 66.2 63.2-69.0 561 33.8 31.0-36.8
55-64 1,648 1,049 63.4 60.5-66.2 599 36.6 33.8-39.5
65-74 1,252 714 57.6 54.3-60.9 538 42.4 39.1-45.7
75+ 945 443 46.5 42.7-50.4 502 53.5 49.6-57.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,214 657 54.6 50.3-58.9 557 45.4 41.1-49.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,433 1,440 63.2 60.5-65.9 993 36.8 34.1-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,054 1,333 65.0 61.8-68.2 721 35.0 31.8-38.2
College Graduate 2,732 1,874 69.0 66.6-71.2 858 31.0 28.8-33.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 502 63.1 57.8-68.2 354 36.9 31.8-42.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,323 799 63.8 60.0-67.5 524 36.2 32.5-40.0
$25,000- 34,999 943 591 64.0 59.4-68.4 352 36.0 31.6-40.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,162 756 65.5 61.6-69.1 406 34.5 30.9-38.4
$50,000-74,999 1,100 727 65.4 61.4-69.2 373 34.6 30.8-38.6
$75,000+ 1,845 1,256 67.6 64.8-70.4 589 32.4 29.6-35.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,919 1,766 62.8 60.3-65.3 1,153 37.2 34.7-39.7
No 5,472 3,518 65.1 63.3-66.8 1,954 34.9 33.2-36.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,114 609 57.3 53.4-61.2 505 42.7 38.8-46.6
Non-Veteran 7,332 4,707 65.3 63.7-66.9 2,625 34.7 33.1-36.3

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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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