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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
-Piedmont NC 3,570 2,239 62.9 60.7-64.9 1,331 37.1 35.1-39.3
RACE
White 2,943 1,857 63.7 61.4-65.9 1,086 36.3 34.1-38.6
African American 521 334 62.9 57.1-68.4 187 37.1 31.6-42.9
Other Minorities 97 42 46.2 33.1-59.9 55 53.8 40.1-66.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 84 40 48.2 32.8-64.0 44 51.8 36.0-67.2
Non-Hispanic 3,479 2,197 63.3 61.2-65.4 1,282 36.7 34.6-38.8
AGE
40-44 369 203 53.7 47.5-59.9 166 46.3 40.1-52.5
45-54 925 616 67.5 63.5-71.2 309 32.5 28.8-36.5
55-64 925 620 68.0 64.0-71.7 305 32.0 28.3-36.0
65-74 745 487 67.0 62.7-71.1 258 33.0 28.9-37.3
75+ 606 313 49.9 44.7-55.1 293 50.1 44.9-55.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 192 44.3 37.5-51.4 236 55.7 48.6-62.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,064 646 59.3 55.3-63.1 418 40.7 36.9-44.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,002 651 64.9 60.9-68.8 351 35.1 31.2-39.1
College Graduate 1,072 749 71.1 67.7-74.3 323 28.9 25.7-32.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 410 173 43.1 36.7-49.8 237 56.9 50.2-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 572 320 53.6 47.7-59.3 252 46.4 40.7-52.3
$25,000- 34,999 349 208 60.4 53.7-66.7 141 39.6 33.3-46.3
$35,000- 49,999 447 280 59.5 53.1-65.7 167 40.5 34.3-46.9
$50,000-74,999 464 340 72.0 66.5-76.9 124 28.0 23.1-33.5
$75,000+ 739 548 74.3 70.2-77.9 191 25.7 22.1-29.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,386 785 55.3 51.7-58.8 601 44.7 41.2-48.3
No 2,127 1,420 67.4 64.7-69.9 707 32.6 30.1-35.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 42 61.6 44.9-75.9 25 38.4 24.1-55.1
Non-Veteran 3,503 2,197 62.9 60.7-65.0 1,306 37.1 35.0-39.3

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Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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