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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 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Piedmont NC 4,646 3,731 65.8 63.3-68.1 915 34.2 31.9-36.7
RACE
White 3,650 3,036 69.9 67.0-72.6 614 30.1 27.4-33.0
African American 735 570 65.6 60.2-70.6 165 34.4 29.4-39.8
Other Minorities 246 115 37.1 29.2-45.8 131 62.9 54.2-70.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 211 105 36.7 28.1-46.3 106 63.3 53.7-71.9
Non-Hispanic 4,423 3,617 68.2 65.7-70.6 806 31.8 29.4-34.3
AGE
18-24 115 24 19.2 11.7-29.9 91 80.8 70.1-88.3
25-34 468 73 16.0 12.2-20.6 395 84.0 79.4-87.8
35-44 740 455 60.7 56.2-65.1 285 39.3 34.9-43.8
45-54 929 881 94.5 92.4-96.1 48 5.5 3.9- 7.6
55-64 935 903 97.2 95.8-98.1 32 2.8 1.9- 4.2
65-74 766 745 97.7 96.2-98.6 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8
75+ 648 614 93.8 90.5-96.1 34 6.2 3.9- 9.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 565 448 62.9 55.9-69.4 117 37.1 30.6-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,296 1,093 68.3 63.0-73.2 203 31.7 26.8-37.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,294 1,044 64.7 60.0-69.0 250 35.3 31.0-40.0
College Graduate 1,482 1,139 65.7 61.8-69.4 343 34.3 30.6-38.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 500 405 63.4 53.7-72.2 95 36.6 27.8-46.3
$15,000- 24,999 745 590 60.9 54.6-66.9 155 39.1 33.1-45.4
$25,000- 34,999 446 358 68.6 60.9-75.5 88 31.4 24.5-39.1
$35,000- 49,999 597 465 62.1 55.6-68.3 132 37.9 31.7-44.4
$50,000-74,999 615 483 65.4 59.4-70.9 132 34.6 29.1-40.6
$75,000+ 997 791 68.3 63.5-72.8 206 31.7 27.2-36.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,626 1,421 76.8 72.3-80.7 205 23.2 19.3-27.7
No 2,932 2,249 61.8 58.9-64.7 683 38.2 35.3-41.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 72 86.4 75.6-92.9 11 13.6 7.1-24.4
Non-Veteran 4,563 3,659 65.4 62.9-67.8 904 34.6 32.2-37.1

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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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