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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,988 6,981 39.9 38.7-41.1 866 6.7 6.1- 7.4 343 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,798 50.5 49.3-51.8
-Piedmont NC 7,208 3,378 40.0 38.3-41.7 432 7.1 6.2- 8.0 176 3.1 2.6- 3.8 3,222 49.8 48.0-51.6
GENDER
Male 2,771 1,123 33.5 31.1-36.0 148 6.5 5.3- 8.0 68 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,432 56.8 54.1-59.5
Female 4,437 2,255 46.2 43.9-48.4 284 7.6 6.5- 9.0 108 3.1 2.3- 4.0 1,790 43.1 40.8-45.4
RACE
White 5,773 2,798 42.6 40.7-44.5 327 6.7 5.7- 7.7 125 2.6 2.1- 3.3 2,523 48.1 46.2-50.1
African American 980 421 37.9 33.7-42.3 71 8.8 6.6-11.7 32 3.0 2.0- 4.6 456 50.3 45.7-54.8
Other Minorities 438 151 28.5 23.0-34.7 32 7.0 4.4-11.2 19 6.3 3.7-10.7 236 58.2 51.3-64.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 327 109 26.2 20.2-33.3 18 5.5 3.0- 9.8 13 6.1 3.1-11.7 187 62.2 54.2-69.5
Non-Hispanic 6,868 3,261 41.4 39.7-43.1 414 7.2 6.4- 8.3 163 2.8 2.3- 3.5 3,030 48.5 46.7-50.3
AGE
18-24 202 52 25.5 18.7-33.7 20 8.4 5.1-13.4 8 3.1 1.3- 6.8 122 63.1 54.6-70.9
25-34 710 248 32.4 28.2-36.8 61 7.8 5.7-10.7 26 3.7 2.4- 5.8 375 56.1 51.4-60.7
35-44 1,179 450 36.0 32.7-39.4 100 8.9 7.1-11.2 48 4.8 3.3- 6.9 581 50.3 46.7-53.9
45-54 1,451 614 38.8 35.7-42.1 98 7.5 5.8- 9.6 50 3.7 2.6- 5.3 689 49.9 46.6-53.3
55-64 1,528 769 49.2 46.0-52.4 87 6.2 4.7- 8.1 29 1.9 1.2- 3.0 643 42.7 39.5-46.0
65-74 1,191 699 60.4 57.0-63.8 36 2.4 1.6- 3.7 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1 443 36.1 32.8-39.5
75+ 891 514 55.8 51.5-60.1 27 4.2 2.5- 7.2 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5 348 39.3 35.2-43.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 888 336 27.4 23.2-32.1 35 4.4 2.7- 7.1 14 3.2 1.6- 6.3 503 64.9 59.7-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,988 908 37.4 34.0-40.9 74 4.5 3.3- 6.2 32 1.8 1.1- 3.0 974 56.3 52.6-59.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,861 908 41.6 38.3-45.0 115 7.6 5.8- 9.8 45 3.5 2.3- 5.3 793 47.3 43.8-50.8
College Graduate 2,455 1,220 45.9 43.3-48.6 207 9.9 8.3-11.7 85 3.9 3.0- 5.1 943 40.3 37.6-43.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 287 37.0 30.7-43.8 28 3.1 1.8- 5.2 7 1.0 0.3- 3.5 335 58.9 52.0-65.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,107 498 34.6 29.9-39.7 43 4.2 2.7- 6.5 21 3.8 2.1- 6.7 545 57.4 52.1-62.6
$25,000- 34,999 700 305 34.5 29.8-39.5 38 7.8 5.0-11.9 15 3.4 1.6- 6.9 342 54.4 48.9-59.8
$35,000- 49,999 973 458 42.7 38.2-47.2 67 8.2 6.0-11.2 23 2.8 1.6- 5.0 425 46.3 41.8-50.9
$50,000-74,999 1,031 500 43.6 39.5-47.9 57 7.3 5.0-10.5 37 3.8 2.5- 5.6 437 45.3 41.1-49.6
$75,000+ 1,804 871 44.3 41.2-47.5 131 7.7 6.2- 9.4 55 3.3 2.4- 4.7 747 44.6 41.4-47.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,470 1,208 42.2 39.3-45.2 114 6.1 4.6- 7.9 42 2.4 1.6- 3.6 1,106 49.3 46.2-52.4
No 4,703 2,154 39.3 37.2-41.3 318 7.5 6.5- 8.7 132 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,099 49.8 47.6-52.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 971 470 46.0 41.5-50.5 39 5.6 3.6- 8.7 11 1.1 0.6- 2.2 451 47.3 42.8-51.8
Non-Veteran 6,234 2,907 39.2 37.4-41.0 393 7.3 6.4- 8.3 165 3.4 2.8- 4.2 2,769 50.1 48.2-52.1

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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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