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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 15,804 2,225 16.5 15.6-17.5 13,579 83.5 82.5-84.4
-Piedmont NC 7,604 1,001 15.8 14.5-17.3 6,603 84.2 82.7-85.5
GENDER
Male 2,907 318 12.6 10.7-14.9 2,589 87.4 85.1-89.3
Female 4,697 683 18.8 17.0-20.8 4,014 81.2 79.2-83.0
RACE
White 6,031 637 11.3 10.1-12.6 5,394 88.7 87.4-89.9
African American 1,085 228 23.6 20.1-27.6 857 76.4 72.4-79.9
Other Minorities 464 129 30.1 23.8-37.2 335 69.9 62.8-76.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 349 102 32.4 24.9-41.0 247 67.6 59.0-75.1
Non-Hispanic 7,236 896 14.2 12.9-15.5 6,340 85.8 84.5-87.1
AGE
18-24 213 49 23.3 16.5-31.8 164 76.7 68.2-83.5
25-34 756 146 19.1 15.7-23.1 610 80.9 76.9-84.3
35-44 1,254 227 17.7 15.2-20.6 1,027 82.3 79.4-84.8
45-54 1,530 252 16.6 14.2-19.3 1,278 83.4 80.7-85.8
55-64 1,599 225 13.8 11.8-16.0 1,374 86.2 84.0-88.2
65-74 1,235 69 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,166 93.8 91.9-95.3
75+ 954 27 2.2 1.4- 3.5 927 97.8 96.5-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 967 207 26.6 22.2-31.6 760 73.4 68.4-77.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,107 312 19.6 16.4-23.3 1,795 80.4 76.7-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,935 288 17.4 14.9-20.2 1,647 82.6 79.8-85.1
College Graduate 2,576 194 7.3 6.1- 8.7 2,382 92.7 91.3-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 707 198 32.9 26.6-39.9 509 67.1 60.1-73.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,165 289 33.1 28.0-38.7 876 66.9 61.3-72.0
$25,000- 34,999 745 126 21.7 17.4-26.7 619 78.3 73.3-82.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 119 14.5 11.5-18.2 891 85.5 81.8-88.5
$50,000-74,999 1,061 86 8.0 6.2-10.3 975 92.0 89.7-93.8
$75,000+ 1,870 77 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,793 95.1 93.6-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,592 528 23.3 20.8-26.0 2,064 76.7 74.0-79.2
No 4,798 449 13.0 11.3-14.8 4,349 87.0 85.2-88.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,011 85 8.2 6.2-10.7 926 91.8 89.3-93.8
Non-Veteran 6,590 916 16.9 15.4-18.5 5,674 83.1 81.5-84.6

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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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