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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 15,808 13,905 82.2 81.0-83.3 1,903 17.8 16.7-19.0
-Piedmont NC 7,603 6,770 83.0 81.3-84.6 833 17.0 15.4-18.7
GENDER
Male 2,909 2,591 81.7 78.7-84.3 318 18.3 15.7-21.3
Female 4,694 4,179 84.3 82.4-86.0 515 15.7 14.0-17.6
RACE
White 6,030 5,593 90.6 89.1-91.8 437 9.4 8.2-10.9
African American 1,084 910 79.4 75.0-83.2 174 20.6 16.8-25.0
Other Minorities 466 249 45.3 38.7-52.0 217 54.7 48.0-61.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 147 31.2 24.7-38.5 203 68.8 61.5-75.3
Non-Hispanic 7,235 6,606 88.1 86.7-89.4 629 11.9 10.6-13.3
AGE
18-24 213 140 63.5 54.5-71.6 73 36.5 28.4-45.5
25-34 757 580 73.3 68.7-77.5 177 26.7 22.5-31.3
35-44 1,256 1,078 85.0 82.2-87.5 178 15.0 12.5-17.8
45-54 1,532 1,350 87.5 85.1-89.6 182 12.5 10.4-14.9
55-64 1,596 1,409 87.1 84.5-89.2 187 12.9 10.8-15.5
65-74 1,235 1,213 97.1 95.3-98.2 22 2.9 1.8- 4.7
75+ 953 944 98.4 96.3-99.3 9 1.6 0.7- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 968 729 53.2 47.6-58.7 239 46.8 41.3-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,108 1,831 80.2 76.4-83.6 277 19.8 16.4-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,934 1,745 85.8 82.7-88.4 189 14.2 11.6-17.3
College Graduate 2,575 2,447 94.9 93.6-95.9 128 5.1 4.1- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 705 523 54.5 47.4-61.4 182 45.5 38.6-52.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,165 906 61.4 55.5-67.0 259 38.6 33.0-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 745 636 75.8 69.7-80.9 109 24.2 19.1-30.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,009 922 87.6 83.8-90.5 87 12.4 9.5-16.2
$50,000-74,999 1,064 1,009 93.1 89.9-95.3 55 6.9 4.7-10.1
$75,000+ 1,869 1,838 97.9 96.5-98.8 31 2.1 1.2- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,592 2,309 83.6 80.9-86.0 283 16.4 14.0-19.1
No 4,798 4,284 82.8 80.6-84.8 514 17.2 15.2-19.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,010 961 92.4 88.4-95.1 49 7.6 4.9-11.6
Non-Veteran 6,591 5,807 81.7 79.8-83.4 784 18.3 16.6-20.2

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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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