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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
-Piedmont NC 7,402 2,596 28.9 27.4-30.5 4,806 71.1 69.5-72.6
GENDER
Male 2,828 958 27.5 25.3-29.9 1,870 72.5 70.1-74.7
Female 4,574 1,638 30.2 28.3-32.3 2,936 69.8 67.7-71.7
RACE
White 5,908 2,083 29.5 27.9-31.3 3,825 70.5 68.7-72.1
African American 1,033 397 32.4 28.6-36.4 636 67.6 63.6-71.4
Other Minorities 442 108 20.2 15.3-26.1 334 79.8 73.9-84.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 334 84 18.3 13.3-24.5 250 81.7 75.5-86.7
Non-Hispanic 7,052 2,502 29.9 28.4-31.5 4,550 70.1 68.5-71.6
AGE
18-24 209 50 22.7 16.4-30.6 159 77.3 69.4-83.6
25-34 727 129 17.2 14.0-21.0 598 82.8 79.0-86.0
35-44 1,212 251 20.1 17.4-23.0 961 79.9 77.0-82.6
45-54 1,492 430 27.3 24.4-30.5 1,062 72.7 69.5-75.6
55-64 1,562 670 41.5 38.3-44.6 892 58.5 55.4-61.7
65-74 1,214 530 43.9 40.4-47.4 684 56.1 52.6-59.6
75+ 929 522 57.3 53.2-61.4 407 42.7 38.6-46.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 934 517 42.7 37.5-48.0 417 57.3 52.0-62.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,042 763 32.3 29.1-35.7 1,279 67.7 64.3-70.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,901 689 30.7 27.7-33.8 1,212 69.3 66.2-72.3
College Graduate 2,508 621 19.4 17.5-21.3 1,887 80.6 78.7-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 440 52.2 45.2-59.1 247 47.8 40.9-54.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,142 550 38.2 33.6-43.1 592 61.8 56.9-66.4
$25,000- 34,999 719 279 33.8 28.9-39.1 440 66.2 60.9-71.1
$35,000- 49,999 983 298 26.5 23.0-30.4 685 73.5 69.6-77.0
$50,000-74,999 1,048 292 24.4 21.2-27.9 756 75.6 72.1-78.8
$75,000+ 1,835 344 16.5 14.2-19.1 1,491 83.5 80.9-85.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 993 424 36.5 32.5-40.7 569 63.5 59.3-67.5
Non-Veteran 6,406 2,171 27.9 26.3-29.5 4,235 72.1 70.5-73.7

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

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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