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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 7,645 6,066 78.5 77.2-79.7 1,579 21.5 20.3-22.8
-Piedmont NC 3,599 2,861 78.6 76.8-80.4 738 21.4 19.6-23.2
RACE
White 2,966 2,376 79.9 77.9-81.7 590 20.1 18.3-22.1
African American 528 422 77.1 71.5-81.8 106 22.9 18.2-28.5
Other Minorities 96 56 62.1 49.3-73.4 40 37.9 26.6-50.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 84 54 58.6 43.2-72.5 30 41.4 27.5-56.8
Non-Hispanic 3,509 2,803 79.2 77.3-81.0 706 20.8 19.0-22.7
AGE
40-44 370 240 63.4 57.1-69.3 130 36.6 30.7-42.9
45-54 924 737 80.4 76.9-83.5 187 19.6 16.5-23.1
55-64 929 755 82.8 79.7-85.6 174 17.2 14.4-20.3
65-74 753 645 86.2 82.8-88.9 108 13.8 11.1-17.2
75+ 623 484 77.7 73.2-81.7 139 22.3 18.3-26.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 305 67.9 61.0-74.2 134 32.1 25.8-39.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,073 855 77.0 73.3-80.2 218 23.0 19.8-26.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,006 808 79.8 76.3-83.0 198 20.2 17.0-23.7
College Graduate 1,077 891 83.2 80.2-85.7 186 16.8 14.3-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 418 275 65.0 58.4-71.2 143 35.0 28.8-41.6
$15,000- 24,999 576 435 72.3 66.8-77.2 141 27.7 22.8-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 348 271 79.1 73.5-83.8 77 20.9 16.2-26.5
$35,000- 49,999 451 357 75.2 68.8-80.7 94 24.8 19.3-31.2
$50,000-74,999 464 391 83.1 78.4-87.0 73 16.9 13.0-21.6
$75,000+ 740 632 84.8 81.3-87.8 108 15.2 12.2-18.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,409 1,088 76.1 73.0-79.0 321 23.9 21.0-27.0
No 2,132 1,729 80.3 77.9-82.5 403 19.7 17.5-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 52 83.3 71.5-90.9 16 16.7 9.1-28.5
Non-Veteran 3,531 2,809 78.5 76.6-80.3 722 21.5 19.7-23.4

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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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