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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Piedmont NC 7,452 1,150 17.8 16.5-19.2 6,302 82.2 80.8-83.5
GENDER
Male 2,855 937 31.7 29.3-34.2 1,918 68.3 65.8-70.7
Female 4,597 213 4.7 3.7- 5.9 4,384 95.3 94.1-96.3
RACE
White 5,932 1,009 21.7 20.1-23.5 4,923 78.3 76.5-79.9
African American 1,046 109 10.4 8.0-13.5 937 89.6 86.5-92.0
Other Minorities 453 29 6.5 4.1-10.3 424 93.5 89.7-95.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 340 8 2.7 1.1- 6.5 332 97.3 93.5-98.9
Non-Hispanic 7,094 1,137 19.3 17.9-20.8 5,957 80.7 79.2-82.1
AGE
18-24 211 33 16.2 10.9-23.4 178 83.8 76.6-89.1
25-34 741 132 22.7 18.9-27.0 609 77.3 73.0-81.1
35-44 1,233 238 20.1 17.5-23.0 995 79.9 77.0-82.5
45-54 1,494 243 18.3 15.8-21.1 1,251 81.7 78.9-84.2
55-64 1,564 215 13.6 11.5-15.9 1,349 86.4 84.1-88.5
65-74 1,217 158 14.6 12.2-17.4 1,059 85.4 82.6-87.8
75+ 934 129 13.2 10.7-16.2 805 86.8 83.8-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 939 187 15.6 12.3-19.6 752 84.4 80.4-87.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,056 351 18.9 16.3-21.9 1,705 81.1 78.1-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,913 246 16.9 14.2-20.0 1,667 83.1 80.0-85.8
College Graduate 2,529 364 18.4 16.3-20.6 2,165 81.6 79.4-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 688 104 12.4 9.1-16.7 584 87.6 83.3-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,140 146 11.6 8.9-15.1 994 88.4 84.9-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 731 114 18.0 13.7-23.2 617 82.0 76.8-86.3
$35,000- 49,999 993 146 18.4 14.8-22.6 847 81.6 77.4-85.2
$50,000-74,999 1,057 160 19.0 15.6-22.9 897 81.0 77.1-84.4
$75,000+ 1,847 348 23.4 20.7-26.3 1,499 76.6 73.7-79.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,561 450 19.9 17.4-22.7 2,111 80.1 77.3-82.6
No 4,801 687 16.9 15.3-18.6 4,114 83.1 81.4-84.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 298 30.0 25.9-34.4 700 70.0 65.6-74.1
Non-Veteran 6,451 850 16.1 14.7-17.6 5,601 83.9 82.4-85.3

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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