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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 15,127 9,353 61.8 60.7-62.9 5,774 38.2 37.1-39.3
-Piedmont NC 8,460 5,271 62.4 60.9-63.9 3,189 37.6 36.1-39.1
GENDER
Male 3,131 1,768 59.0 56.6-61.4 1,363 41.0 38.6-43.4
Female 5,329 3,503 65.7 64.0-67.5 1,826 34.3 32.5-36.0
RACE
White 6,587 4,019 60.9 59.2-62.6 2,568 39.1 37.4-40.8
African American 1,264 848 66.4 62.6-69.9 416 33.6 30.1-37.4
Other Minorities 575 386 66.3 60.8-71.3 189 33.7 28.7-39.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 471 319 66.4 60.3-72.0 152 33.6 28.0-39.7
Non-Hispanic 7,974 4,940 62.0 60.4-63.5 3,034 38.0 36.5-39.6
AGE
18-24 327 220 65.3 58.4-71.7 107 34.7 28.3-41.6
25-34 1,014 644 63.2 59.4-66.8 370 36.8 33.2-40.6
35-44 1,538 985 64.0 61.0-66.9 553 36.0 33.1-39.0
45-54 1,669 1,069 62.2 59.2-65.1 600 37.8 34.9-40.8
55-64 1,655 1,002 60.2 57.3-63.1 653 39.8 36.9-42.7
65-74 1,250 762 58.9 55.5-62.2 488 41.1 37.8-44.5
75+ 945 545 58.2 54.4-62.0 400 41.8 38.0-45.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,214 740 62.6 58.5-66.5 474 37.4 33.5-41.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,431 1,496 62.7 59.8-65.5 935 37.3 34.5-40.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,058 1,330 62.7 59.3-65.9 728 37.3 34.1-40.7
College Graduate 2,737 1,695 62.0 59.7-64.3 1,042 38.0 35.7-40.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 855 537 66.6 61.6-71.3 318 33.4 28.7-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,324 838 63.0 59.1-66.8 486 37.0 33.2-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 944 616 67.2 63.0-71.2 328 32.8 28.8-37.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,163 758 67.4 63.7-70.8 405 32.6 29.2-36.3
$50,000-74,999 1,103 697 60.6 56.5-64.6 406 39.4 35.4-43.5
$75,000+ 1,848 1,104 59.8 57.0-62.7 744 40.2 37.3-43.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,923 1,849 63.2 60.6-65.7 1,074 36.8 34.3-39.4
No 5,474 3,385 62.1 60.3-63.9 2,089 37.9 36.1-39.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,114 629 57.9 54.0-61.7 485 42.1 38.3-46.0
Non-Veteran 7,338 4,637 63.0 61.4-64.6 2,701 37.0 35.4-38.6

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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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