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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 9,787 9,049 91.1 90.1-92.0 738 8.9 8.0- 9.9
-Piedmont NC 5,424 5,019 91.1 89.8-92.2 405 8.9 7.8-10.2
RACE
White 4,203 3,957 93.7 92.5-94.8 246 6.3 5.2- 7.5
African American 898 808 89.3 86.0-91.9 90 10.7 8.1-14.0
Other Minorities 295 230 73.9 66.7-80.0 65 26.1 20.0-33.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 260 207 75.6 67.9-81.9 53 24.4 18.1-32.1
Non-Hispanic 5,154 4,803 92.3 91.1-93.4 351 7.7 6.6- 8.9
AGE
18-24 201 162 77.1 69.3-83.5 39 22.9 16.5-30.7
25-34 667 609 90.2 86.8-92.8 58 9.8 7.2-13.2
35-44 974 929 95.9 94.3-97.1 45 4.1 2.9- 5.7
45-54 1,054 999 95.1 93.4-96.4 55 4.9 3.6- 6.6
55-64 1,048 993 94.9 93.0-96.2 55 5.1 3.8- 7.0
65-74 779 712 91.1 87.5-93.7 67 8.9 6.3-12.5
75+ 645 562 85.7 82.1-88.7 83 14.3 11.3-17.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 753 625 80.9 76.3-84.8 128 19.1 15.2-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,580 1,441 88.9 86.2-91.2 139 11.1 8.8-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,391 1,307 92.8 90.3-94.6 84 7.2 5.4- 9.7
College Graduate 1,683 1,630 95.3 93.3-96.7 53 4.7 3.3- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 633 546 83.2 78.1-87.3 87 16.8 12.7-21.9
$15,000- 24,999 894 786 87.3 83.9-90.1 108 12.7 9.9-16.1
$25,000- 34,999 594 554 91.9 88.3-94.5 40 8.1 5.5-11.7
$35,000- 49,999 708 668 92.7 89.1-95.1 40 7.3 4.9-10.9
$50,000-74,999 654 634 95.6 92.5-97.4 20 4.4 2.6- 7.5
$75,000+ 1,040 1,024 98.3 96.8-99.1 16 1.7 0.9- 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,916 1,744 89.3 86.9-91.3 172 10.7 8.7-13.1
No 3,390 3,178 92.6 91.1-93.8 212 7.4 6.2- 8.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 79 96.8 89.8-99.0 4 3.2 1.0-10.2
Non-Veteran 5,338 4,937 91.0 89.7-92.1 401 9.0 7.9-10.3

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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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