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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-Piedmont NC 7,343 355 4.1 3.5- 4.8 427 4.6 3.9- 5.3 426 4.3 3.7- 5.0 6,135 87.0 85.9-88.1
GENDER
Male 2,810 152 4.7 3.7- 5.8 158 4.2 3.3- 5.2 172 4.4 3.6- 5.5 2,328 86.7 85.0-88.3
Female 4,533 203 3.6 2.9- 4.4 269 5.0 4.0- 6.0 254 4.2 3.4- 5.0 3,807 87.3 85.8-88.6
RACE
White 5,865 256 3.6 3.0- 4.3 333 4.2 3.6- 4.9 351 4.8 4.0- 5.6 4,925 87.5 86.3-88.6
African American 1,013 86 7.1 5.4- 9.3 79 6.8 5.0- 9.1 64 4.7 3.3- 6.8 784 81.4 78.0-84.3
Other Minorities 447 12 2.8 1.4- 5.5 15 3.4 1.4- 8.1 10 1.0 0.5- 1.9 410 92.8 88.4-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 335 12 3.6 1.8- 7.0 10 2.2 0.9- 5.2 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 306 93.4 89.4-95.9
Non-Hispanic 6,994 342 4.2 3.6- 4.9 416 4.8 4.1- 5.6 416 4.6 4.0- 5.4 5,820 86.4 85.2-87.5
AGE
18-24 210 10 3.9 1.9- 7.6 7 3.6 1.5- 8.6 6 2.2 0.8- 6.0 187 90.3 84.6-94.1
25-34 728 18 2.3 1.3- 4.1 16 2.7 1.4- 4.9 9 1.4 0.5- 3.6 685 93.7 90.8-95.7
35-44 1,207 27 2.7 1.8- 4.1 40 2.7 1.9- 3.9 31 2.5 1.6- 3.9 1,109 92.0 90.0-93.7
45-54 1,480 50 3.4 2.4- 4.9 82 5.1 3.9- 6.8 85 4.7 3.4- 6.3 1,263 86.8 84.3-88.9
55-64 1,543 84 6.0 4.6- 7.8 126 7.1 5.6- 8.8 158 9.8 7.9-12.0 1,175 77.2 74.3-79.8
65-74 1,204 74 6.0 4.5- 8.1 85 6.9 5.4- 8.9 69 5.3 4.0- 7.1 976 81.7 78.9-84.3
75+ 913 91 9.5 7.2-12.3 70 7.4 5.4-10.0 65 7.4 5.4- 9.9 687 75.8 72.0-79.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 913 93 6.1 4.5- 8.2 81 8.5 6.1-11.7 119 8.3 6.1-11.1 620 77.1 72.9-80.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,021 90 4.4 3.3- 5.9 132 5.0 3.6- 6.8 141 4.8 3.8- 6.2 1,658 85.8 83.4-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,893 94 5.5 4.1- 7.3 124 4.5 3.5- 5.8 107 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,568 85.4 83.0-87.6
College Graduate 2,500 76 2.0 1.5- 2.7 89 2.7 2.1- 3.6 57 2.0 1.4- 2.9 2,278 93.2 92.0-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 69 8.2 5.8-11.5 98 12.3 8.3-17.8 140 15.1 11.7-19.3 365 64.4 58.0-70.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,124 73 5.5 4.0- 7.5 98 7.3 5.4- 9.9 100 6.5 4.8- 8.7 853 80.7 77.0-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 714 42 6.8 4.4-10.3 56 6.7 4.6- 9.6 37 3.5 2.4- 5.1 579 83.0 78.8-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 986 39 3.8 2.4- 6.2 47 3.4 2.4- 4.7 34 3.7 2.4- 5.7 866 89.1 86.2-91.4
$50,000-74,999 1,047 33 3.4 2.1- 5.2 44 3.1 2.1- 4.4 23 1.9 1.1- 3.1 947 91.7 89.4-93.5
$75,000+ 1,833 43 2.0 1.2- 3.2 31 1.2 0.7- 1.8 20 0.8 0.5- 1.4 1,739 96.0 94.7-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 983 69 6.7 4.9- 9.2 81 5.9 4.5- 7.7 75 6.3 4.6- 8.6 758 81.0 77.6-84.0
Non-Veteran 6,357 286 3.7 3.1- 4.4 346 4.4 3.7- 5.2 351 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,374 87.9 86.7-89.0

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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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