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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,243 4,339 60.2 58.8-61.6 2,904 39.8 38.4-41.2
-Piedmont NC 4,001 2,398 60.9 59.1-62.8 1,603 39.1 37.2-40.9
RACE
White 3,260 1,958 61.6 59.6-63.6 1,302 38.4 36.4-40.4
African American 625 383 61.6 56.8-66.2 242 38.4 33.8-43.2
Other Minorities 103 50 45.1 34.4-56.3 53 54.9 43.7-65.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 64 55.3 43.4-66.5 45 44.7 33.5-56.6
Non-Hispanic 3,888 2,333 61.2 59.3-63.0 1,555 38.8 37.0-40.7
AGE
40-44 534 301 55.9 50.8-60.8 233 44.1 39.2-49.2
45-54 1,048 656 65.4 62.0-68.7 392 34.6 31.3-38.0
55-64 1,040 684 67.0 63.5-70.3 356 33.0 29.7-36.5
65-74 764 458 61.2 56.8-65.5 306 38.8 34.5-43.2
75+ 615 299 48.5 43.7-53.2 316 51.5 46.8-56.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 583 245 40.8 35.9-45.8 338 59.2 54.2-64.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,245 705 56.6 53.2-60.0 540 43.4 40.0-46.8
Some Post-H.S. 994 641 64.7 60.9-68.2 353 35.3 31.8-39.1
College Graduate 1,172 802 69.9 66.7-73.0 370 30.1 27.0-33.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 490 222 45.5 40.1-51.0 268 54.5 49.0-59.9
$15,000- 24,999 673 328 48.2 43.7-52.7 345 51.8 47.3-56.3
$25,000- 34,999 438 235 54.4 48.7-60.1 203 45.6 39.9-51.3
$35,000- 49,999 499 326 65.3 60.0-70.3 173 34.7 29.7-40.0
$50,000-74,999 466 317 65.4 60.0-70.5 149 34.6 29.5-40.0
$75,000+ 740 550 74.3 70.4-77.9 190 25.7 22.1-29.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,596 828 53.0 50.0-56.0 768 47.0 44.0-50.0
No 2,333 1,523 65.5 63.1-67.8 810 34.5 32.2-36.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 31 55.0 37.2-71.5 22 45.0 28.5-62.8
Non-Veteran 3,946 2,365 61.0 59.1-62.9 1,581 39.0 37.1-40.9

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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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