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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,811 11,627 68.9 67.6-70.1 1,803 9.1 8.6- 9.7 2,381 22.0 20.8-23.2
-Piedmont NC 7,607 5,727 70.6 68.9-72.3 833 8.5 7.8- 9.4 1,047 20.8 19.2-22.6
GENDER
Male 2,909 2,137 68.0 65.2-70.7 262 5.8 4.9- 6.7 510 26.2 23.5-29.1
Female 4,698 3,590 73.1 71.0-75.1 571 11.1 10.0-12.4 537 15.7 13.9-17.8
RACE
White 6,032 4,671 74.6 72.7-76.3 677 9.3 8.4-10.2 684 16.2 14.5-17.9
African American 1,087 798 72.0 68.0-75.7 132 9.7 7.8-12.1 157 18.3 15.0-22.1
Other Minorities 464 247 46.9 40.2-53.7 18 2.3 1.3- 3.9 199 50.8 44.0-57.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 151 34.2 27.5-41.7 21 3.1 1.7- 5.4 178 62.7 55.1-69.7
Non-Hispanic 7,238 5,560 74.2 72.6-75.8 810 9.1 8.3- 9.9 868 16.7 15.2-18.3
AGE
18-24 213 128 55.7 47.0-64.1 9 2.5 1.2- 5.1 76 41.7 33.4-50.6
25-34 757 478 59.4 54.7-64.0 51 5.7 4.0- 8.1 228 34.9 30.4-39.6
35-44 1,257 920 74.1 71.0-77.0 94 6.8 5.4- 8.6 243 19.0 16.5-21.9
45-54 1,531 1,106 72.5 69.4-75.3 189 10.4 8.8-12.3 236 17.1 14.7-19.9
55-64 1,599 1,280 79.3 76.6-81.9 175 11.3 9.3-13.5 144 9.4 7.6-11.5
65-74 1,235 1,018 83.0 80.3-85.5 146 11.7 9.7-14.1 71 5.2 4.0- 6.9
75+ 952 755 78.2 74.4-81.6 160 16.7 13.9-20.0 37 5.1 3.2- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 969 664 57.2 51.6-62.6 104 6.4 4.9- 8.3 201 36.5 31.0-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,107 1,567 67.3 63.5-70.9 222 7.7 6.4- 9.2 318 25.0 21.4-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,938 1,479 72.0 68.6-75.2 221 8.6 7.2-10.2 238 19.4 16.3-22.9
College Graduate 2,574 2,002 77.8 75.5-79.9 285 10.0 8.6-11.6 287 12.2 10.6-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 706 486 58.3 51.1-65.1 100 9.6 7.3-12.4 120 32.2 25.3-39.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,164 848 62.6 56.8-67.9 117 6.8 5.2- 8.9 199 30.6 25.2-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 746 546 64.3 58.4-69.7 69 6.5 4.8- 8.6 131 29.3 23.8-35.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,009 757 72.0 67.7-75.9 116 10.1 8.0-12.7 136 17.9 14.5-22.0
$50,000-74,999 1,063 821 75.5 71.5-79.1 119 9.2 7.3-11.7 123 15.3 12.1-19.1
$75,000+ 1,871 1,493 78.8 76.1-81.3 191 8.9 7.4-10.6 187 12.3 10.2-14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,594 1,960 70.7 67.6-73.6 401 12.8 11.3-14.6 233 16.5 13.7-19.7
No 4,801 3,618 70.6 68.4-72.7 414 6.8 6.0- 7.7 769 22.6 20.6-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,013 797 77.4 73.1-81.2 119 8.9 7.1-11.1 97 13.7 10.3-18.1
Non-Veteran 6,591 4,929 69.7 67.8-71.6 714 8.5 7.7- 9.4 948 21.8 20.0-23.7

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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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