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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 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-Piedmont NC 6,974 2,082 29.6 28.0-31.3 4,892 70.4 68.7-72.0
GENDER
Male 2,690 803 29.4 26.9-32.1 1,887 70.6 67.9-73.1
Female 4,284 1,279 29.8 27.7-32.0 3,005 70.2 68.0-72.3
RACE
White 5,549 1,647 30.1 28.3-31.9 3,902 69.9 68.1-71.7
African American 966 334 34.6 30.3-39.1 632 65.4 60.9-69.7
Other Minorities 439 95 19.1 14.3-25.2 344 80.9 74.8-85.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 329 81 23.5 17.1-31.4 248 76.5 68.6-82.9
Non-Hispanic 6,630 1,999 30.3 28.6-32.0 4,631 69.7 68.0-71.4
AGE
18-24 204 75 35.4 27.6-44.1 129 64.6 55.9-72.4
25-34 715 237 30.5 26.4-34.9 478 69.5 65.1-73.6
35-44 1,145 321 26.0 22.9-29.3 824 74.0 70.7-77.1
45-54 1,431 413 28.4 25.4-31.5 1,018 71.6 68.5-74.6
55-64 1,457 436 29.4 26.5-32.4 1,021 70.6 67.6-73.5
65-74 1,117 350 32.5 29.1-36.0 767 67.5 64.0-70.9
75+ 849 237 28.2 24.4-32.4 612 71.8 67.6-75.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 867 234 24.5 19.9-29.8 633 75.5 70.2-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,909 604 30.5 27.2-34.0 1,305 69.5 66.0-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,788 535 31.8 28.5-35.3 1,253 68.2 64.7-71.5
College Graduate 2,393 705 29.3 26.8-31.8 1,688 70.7 68.2-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 640 167 23.1 18.0-29.0 473 76.9 71.0-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,072 342 29.6 24.8-34.9 730 70.4 65.1-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 672 211 32.3 27.1-37.9 461 67.7 62.1-72.9
$35,000- 49,999 929 292 31.0 26.8-35.5 637 69.0 64.5-73.2
$50,000-74,999 998 300 32.0 28.1-36.3 698 68.0 63.7-71.9
$75,000+ 1,760 513 29.4 26.4-32.5 1,247 70.6 67.5-73.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,387 710 28.4 25.8-31.1 1,677 71.6 68.9-74.2
No 4,554 1,367 30.2 28.2-32.4 3,187 69.8 67.6-71.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 930 278 28.4 24.6-32.6 652 71.6 67.4-75.4
Non-Veteran 6,042 1,804 29.8 28.0-31.6 4,238 70.2 68.4-72.0

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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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