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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Piedmont NC 7,590 1,378 20.6 19.2-22.0 2,515 33.0 31.5-34.7 2,263 30.3 28.6-32.0 987 11.9 10.8-13.1 447 4.2 3.6- 4.8
GENDER
Male 2,907 530 20.7 18.6-23.0 942 33.0 30.5-35.5 904 30.9 28.3-33.6 379 12.0 10.3-13.9 152 3.5 2.8- 4.3
Female 4,683 848 20.5 18.7-22.4 1,573 33.1 31.1-35.2 1,359 29.7 27.7-31.8 608 11.9 10.5-13.3 295 4.8 4.0- 5.8
RACE
White 6,015 1,154 22.5 20.9-24.1 2,133 37.1 35.3-39.0 1,671 26.4 24.7-28.1 699 9.9 8.9-11.0 358 4.1 3.6- 4.8
African American 1,085 142 16.8 13.5-20.7 283 28.2 24.5-32.2 413 37.2 33.1-41.5 174 12.5 10.2-15.3 73 5.3 3.8- 7.2
Other Minorities 466 76 15.6 11.6-20.7 94 17.3 13.3-22.2 172 42.7 35.9-49.8 109 21.8 16.8-27.8 15 2.6 1.0- 7.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 42 12.2 8.1-17.9 65 15.8 11.3-21.6 134 44.6 36.5-53.0 98 25.9 19.8-33.2 11 1.5 0.8- 3.0
Non-Hispanic 7,221 1,333 21.4 20.0-22.9 2,446 34.8 33.1-36.4 2,122 28.8 27.2-30.5 887 10.5 9.5-11.6 433 4.4 3.8- 5.1
AGE
18-24 214 50 22.6 16.5-30.2 68 28.2 21.6-35.8 69 39.0 30.8-48.0 22 8.2 4.9-13.5 5 2.0 0.5- 7.2
25-34 755 201 26.2 22.4-30.4 269 33.9 29.7-38.3 209 28.3 24.4-32.7 67 10.6 7.7-14.2 9 1.0 0.5- 2.2
35-44 1,258 312 23.9 21.1-26.9 487 37.7 34.4-41.1 339 27.1 24.1-30.3 102 9.7 7.5-12.5 18 1.6 0.9- 2.9
45-54 1,528 320 21.8 19.2-24.7 559 36.1 33.0-39.3 420 27.4 24.6-30.4 151 10.4 8.4-12.8 78 4.3 3.2- 5.6
55-64 1,598 248 15.1 13.1-17.3 530 32.1 29.3-35.0 452 30.4 27.5-33.5 241 14.8 12.7-17.2 127 7.7 6.0- 9.7
65-74 1,230 155 13.1 10.9-15.7 354 27.6 24.6-30.8 425 35.3 32.0-38.6 209 17.0 14.5-19.7 87 7.1 5.4- 9.2
75+ 945 81 9.5 7.2-12.4 226 24.6 21.1-28.4 323 31.0 27.5-34.8 194 21.7 18.4-25.4 121 13.3 10.6-16.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 957 69 8.7 6.0-12.6 142 14.5 11.3-18.5 311 38.7 33.4-44.3 272 28.1 23.5-33.2 163 10.0 8.0-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,105 239 14.2 11.8-17.0 620 29.6 26.5-32.8 782 36.7 33.1-40.4 320 14.5 12.3-17.0 144 5.1 3.8- 6.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,936 329 19.2 16.5-22.2 701 37.8 34.5-41.2 577 29.9 26.9-33.1 239 9.6 7.9-11.5 90 3.5 2.6- 4.6
College Graduate 2,574 736 31.6 29.1-34.2 1,048 39.6 37.1-42.2 586 21.9 19.8-24.2 155 5.2 4.2- 6.5 49 1.7 1.1- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 703 42 6.8 4.3-10.7 84 9.9 6.8-14.2 244 38.5 32.0-45.5 189 28.4 22.5-35.0 144 16.4 12.1-21.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,159 109 13.1 9.5-17.9 257 21.6 17.8-25.8 422 36.7 31.5-42.3 264 22.8 19.0-27.2 107 5.8 4.5- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 744 86 15.3 11.4-20.3 246 32.7 27.7-38.1 261 35.7 30.7-41.0 106 12.4 9.7-15.6 45 3.9 2.6- 5.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 160 16.2 13.2-19.7 377 35.9 31.6-40.4 322 33.9 29.8-38.2 119 11.0 8.6-14.0 32 3.0 1.9- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 1,063 236 23.4 20.1-27.1 430 40.0 36.0-44.2 303 29.0 25.2-33.2 71 5.3 3.7- 7.6 23 2.2 1.4- 3.6
$75,000+ 1,870 576 31.4 28.6-34.5 819 43.4 40.3-46.5 387 20.3 17.9-23.1 73 4.3 3.1- 5.9 15 0.5 0.3- 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,579 167 8.8 7.0-11.1 507 20.0 17.8-22.5 826 32.9 30.1-35.9 663 24.4 22.0-27.0 416 13.8 11.9-15.9
No 4,799 1,173 25.5 23.7-27.4 1,940 38.3 36.2-40.4 1,359 29.0 27.0-31.2 297 6.8 5.7- 8.1 30 0.4 0.3- 0.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,011 153 19.2 15.6-23.2 308 33.5 29.6-37.7 312 28.3 24.4-32.5 158 12.8 10.4-15.6 80 6.3 4.6- 8.5
Non-Veteran 6,576 1,224 20.8 19.3-22.4 2,207 33.0 31.3-34.7 1,950 30.6 28.8-32.4 828 11.8 10.6-13.1 367 3.9 3.3- 4.5

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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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