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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-Piedmont NC 7,236 3,335 39.7 38.0-41.4 467 7.3 6.4- 8.2 212 3.9 3.2- 4.7 3,222 49.2 47.4-51.0
GENDER
Male 2,774 1,117 33.4 30.9-35.9 160 7.0 5.7- 8.5 75 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,422 56.2 53.4-58.9
Female 4,462 2,218 45.7 43.5-47.9 307 7.5 6.5- 8.8 137 4.2 3.2- 5.4 1,800 42.6 40.3-44.9
RACE
White 5,797 2,770 41.8 39.9-43.7 364 7.2 6.3- 8.2 150 3.4 2.6- 4.3 2,513 47.7 45.7-49.6
African American 982 406 37.8 33.5-42.3 67 8.1 6.0-10.8 40 3.8 2.6- 5.7 469 50.3 45.8-54.9
Other Minorities 441 150 30.1 24.4-36.6 36 6.6 4.3-10.0 22 6.9 4.1-11.3 233 56.4 49.5-63.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 328 105 28.2 21.6-36.0 20 5.3 3.1- 8.9 14 6.1 3.1-11.7 189 60.4 52.2-68.0
Non-Hispanic 6,893 3,220 40.8 39.1-42.5 447 7.5 6.6- 8.4 198 3.6 3.0- 4.4 3,028 48.1 46.3-49.9
AGE
18-24 204 47 25.2 18.4-33.5 19 5.9 3.5- 9.7 13 5.8 3.0-11.0 125 63.1 54.5-70.9
25-34 712 247 31.7 27.6-36.1 68 8.6 6.3-11.5 36 5.1 3.5- 7.5 361 54.6 49.9-59.2
35-44 1,177 434 34.5 31.3-38.0 109 10.1 8.1-12.5 52 5.0 3.5- 7.0 582 50.4 46.8-54.0
45-54 1,455 606 39.4 36.2-42.7 103 7.6 5.9- 9.6 54 3.9 2.8- 5.4 692 49.2 45.8-52.5
55-64 1,533 760 49.6 46.4-52.9 91 6.3 4.8- 8.2 38 2.5 1.7- 3.8 644 41.5 38.4-44.8
65-74 1,199 704 60.8 57.3-64.1 42 2.9 2.0- 4.3 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 438 35.2 31.9-38.6
75+ 900 508 54.7 50.4-59.0 31 4.7 2.8- 7.7 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 357 40.2 36.1-44.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 900 330 31.0 26.0-36.4 36 4.5 3.0- 6.8 20 3.3 1.7- 6.1 514 61.3 55.7-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,994 893 37.5 34.2-41.0 85 4.9 3.6- 6.6 39 2.6 1.7- 4.1 977 54.9 51.3-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,869 902 39.4 36.2-42.7 117 6.7 5.2- 8.7 55 4.5 3.0- 6.8 795 49.4 45.9-52.8
College Graduate 2,457 1,205 45.2 42.5-47.9 228 10.7 9.1-12.6 98 4.6 3.6- 5.9 926 39.5 36.8-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 271 34.2 28.1-40.9 36 5.0 3.1- 7.9 8 1.0 0.3- 3.5 350 59.8 52.9-66.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,110 479 35.2 30.2-40.4 48 4.5 2.9- 6.8 33 4.9 3.0- 8.0 550 55.4 50.0-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 702 313 37.7 32.7-43.0 39 6.0 3.9- 9.2 20 4.2 2.2- 7.8 330 52.1 46.5-57.6
$35,000- 49,999 973 444 39.8 35.5-44.3 73 9.2 6.7-12.4 26 3.3 2.0- 5.6 430 47.7 43.1-52.3
$50,000-74,999 1,037 499 40.8 36.8-44.9 61 7.1 5.2- 9.7 38 3.5 2.4- 5.1 439 48.6 44.3-52.9
$75,000+ 1,805 869 44.2 41.1-47.4 139 7.9 6.4- 9.6 68 5.1 3.6- 7.1 729 42.8 39.6-46.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,486 1,169 40.5 37.7-43.4 116 5.5 4.2- 7.1 46 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,155 51.4 48.3-54.4
No 4,715 2,152 39.5 37.4-41.6 347 7.9 6.9- 9.1 164 4.3 3.5- 5.4 2,052 48.2 46.0-50.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 976 465 43.0 38.7-47.4 46 7.1 4.7-10.4 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2 455 48.5 44.0-53.0
Non-Veteran 6,257 2,869 39.2 37.4-41.1 421 7.3 6.4- 8.3 202 4.2 3.4- 5.1 2,765 49.3 47.3-51.2

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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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