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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 15,331 8,940 52.3 51.2-53.4 6,391 47.7 46.6-48.8
-Piedmont NC 8,578 5,024 52.3 50.8-53.8 3,554 47.7 46.2-49.2
GENDER
Male 3,178 1,636 44.7 42.3-47.1 1,542 55.3 52.9-57.7
Female 5,400 3,388 59.7 57.9-61.5 2,012 40.3 38.5-42.1
RACE
White 6,657 4,148 57.3 55.5-59.0 2,509 42.7 41.0-44.5
African American 1,303 630 44.0 40.4-47.7 673 56.0 52.3-59.6
Other Minorities 582 223 34.5 29.4-39.9 359 65.5 60.1-70.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 479 175 31.9 26.5-37.8 304 68.1 62.2-73.5
Non-Hispanic 8,084 4,840 54.6 53.0-56.2 3,244 45.4 43.8-47.0
AGE
18-24 332 123 35.1 28.9-41.8 209 64.9 58.2-71.1
25-34 1,038 468 41.9 38.2-45.7 570 58.1 54.3-61.8
35-44 1,556 771 48.5 45.5-51.6 785 51.5 48.4-54.5
45-54 1,692 992 57.5 54.5-60.5 700 42.5 39.5-45.5
55-64 1,671 1,103 64.5 61.5-67.3 568 35.5 32.7-38.5
65-74 1,264 860 68.2 65.0-71.2 404 31.8 28.8-35.0
75+ 960 664 68.6 64.9-72.1 296 31.4 27.9-35.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,241 552 35.4 31.6-39.4 689 64.6 60.6-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,471 1,317 46.0 43.1-48.8 1,154 54.0 51.2-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,084 1,297 55.2 51.8-58.5 787 44.8 41.5-48.2
College Graduate 2,759 1,846 62.8 60.3-65.1 913 37.2 34.9-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 868 453 44.1 38.6-49.6 415 55.9 50.4-61.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,347 702 40.2 36.6-44.0 645 59.8 56.0-63.4
$25,000- 34,999 956 542 48.4 43.9-52.9 414 51.6 47.1-56.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,178 720 55.7 51.7-59.7 458 44.3 40.3-48.3
$50,000-74,999 1,111 665 55.1 51.0-59.1 446 44.9 40.9-49.0
$75,000+ 1,864 1,202 61.2 58.3-64.0 662 38.8 36.0-41.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,938 1,757 54.5 51.8-57.2 1,181 45.5 42.8-48.2
No 5,479 3,186 51.6 49.7-53.5 2,293 48.4 46.5-50.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,126 689 60.0 56.1-63.8 437 40.0 36.2-43.9
Non-Veteran 7,444 4,330 51.2 49.6-52.9 3,114 48.8 47.1-50.4

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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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