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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
-Piedmont NC 7,613 1,013 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,600 87.8 86.7-88.8
GENDER 7,613 1,013 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,600 87.8 86.7-88.8
Male 2,912 928 23.2 21.3-25.3 1,984 76.8 74.7-78.7
Female 4,701 85 1.8 1.4- 2.4 4,616 98.2 97.6-98.6
RACE 7,589 1,012 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,577 87.8 86.7-88.8
White 6,035 880 13.2 12.1-14.4 5,155 86.8 85.6-87.9
African American 1,088 108 13.0 10.4-16.1 980 87.0 83.9-89.6
Other Minorities 466 24 5.4 3.2- 9.1 442 94.6 90.9-96.8
HISPANIC 7,594 1,012 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,582 87.8 86.7-88.8
Hispanic 350 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7 342 97.5 94.3-98.9
Non-Hispanic 7,244 1,004 13.2 12.1-14.3 6,240 86.8 85.7-87.9
AGE 7,549 1,008 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,541 87.8 86.7-88.8
18-24 214 3 2.2 0.6- 7.7 211 97.8 92.3-99.4
25-34 757 39 7.0 4.8-10.1 718 93.0 89.9-95.2
35-44 1,258 79 7.5 5.8- 9.6 1,179 92.5 90.4-94.2
45-54 1,531 132 11.4 9.3-13.9 1,399 88.6 86.1-90.7
55-64 1,598 279 20.6 18.0-23.4 1,319 79.4 76.6-82.0
65-74 1,236 237 22.6 19.7-25.8 999 77.4 74.2-80.3
75+ 955 239 29.9 26.0-34.1 716 70.1 65.9-74.0
EDUCATION 7,594 1,012 12.2 11.2-13.3 6,582 87.8 86.7-88.8
Less Than H.S. 970 78 4.5 3.4- 6.0 892 95.5 94.0-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,110 284 12.4 10.6-14.5 1,826 87.6 85.5-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,938 297 15.0 12.7-17.6 1,641 85.0 82.4-87.3
College Graduate 2,576 353 13.0 11.4-14.8 2,223 87.0 85.2-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 6,563 916 12.9 11.8-14.0 5,647 87.1 86.0-88.2
Less than $15,000 707 53 5.6 3.6- 8.7 654 94.4 91.3-96.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,166 154 9.5 7.6-11.8 1,012 90.5 88.2-92.4
$25,000- 34,999 746 130 15.4 12.4-19.0 616 84.6 81.0-87.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 174 16.9 13.8-20.5 836 83.1 79.5-86.2
$50,000-74,999 1,064 160 16.0 12.9-19.6 904 84.0 80.4-87.1
$75,000+ 1,870 245 12.6 10.8-14.6 1,625 87.4 85.4-89.2
DISABILITY STATUS 7,399 993 12.4 11.3-13.4 6,406 87.6 86.6-88.7
Yes 2,595 424 15.6 13.7-17.6 2,171 84.4 82.4-86.3
No 4,804 569 11.0 9.9-12.4 4,235 89.0 87.6-90.1

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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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