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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,526 8,692 77.2 76.0-78.5 2,834 22.8 21.5-24.0
-Piedmont NC 6,659 5,019 77.0 75.3-78.5 1,640 23.0 21.5-24.7
GENDER
Male 2,487 1,948 80.1 77.6-82.4 539 19.9 17.6-22.4
Female 4,172 3,071 74.0 71.9-76.0 1,101 26.0 24.0-28.1
RACE
White 5,281 4,069 79.3 77.6-80.9 1,212 20.7 19.1-22.4
African American 1,028 727 73.4 69.1-77.4 301 26.6 22.6-30.9
Other Minorities 313 198 67.6 59.7-74.7 115 32.4 25.3-40.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 137 63.6 53.9-72.3 88 36.4 27.7-46.1
Non-Hispanic 6,412 4,864 77.9 76.3-79.4 1,548 22.1 20.6-23.7
AGE
18-24 161 122 78.5 70.3-84.9 39 21.5 15.1-29.7
25-34 513 373 78.0 73.3-82.0 140 22.0 18.0-26.7
35-44 987 731 74.3 70.7-77.7 256 25.7 22.3-29.3
45-54 1,324 1,018 78.1 75.0-80.9 306 21.9 19.1-25.0
55-64 1,464 1,156 80.3 77.6-82.8 308 19.7 17.2-22.4
65+ 2,148 1,567 73.1 70.4-75.5 581 26.9 24.5-29.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 762 477 66.8 61.0-72.2 285 33.2 27.8-39.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,782 1,344 77.1 73.5-80.4 438 22.9 19.6-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,600 1,243 80.0 77.0-82.7 357 20.0 17.3-23.0
College Graduate 2,504 1,946 78.3 76.0-80.5 558 21.7 19.5-24.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 630 396 64.2 58.3-69.7 234 35.8 30.3-41.7
$15,000- 24,999 951 662 70.6 65.4-75.3 289 29.4 24.7-34.6
$25,000- 34,999 672 507 74.9 69.4-79.7 165 25.1 20.3-30.6
$35,000- 49,999 834 648 76.2 70.8-80.8 186 23.8 19.2-29.2
$50,000-74,999 925 722 77.9 73.6-81.7 203 22.1 18.3-26.4
$75,000+ 1,636 1,335 82.7 80.1-84.9 301 17.3 15.1-19.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,361 1,669 72.3 69.2-75.2 692 27.7 24.8-30.8
No 4,187 3,274 79.1 77.2-81.0 913 20.9 19.0-22.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 868 676 79.2 75.1-82.8 192 20.8 17.2-24.9
Non-Veteran 5,788 4,340 76.7 74.9-78.4 1,448 23.3 21.6-25.1

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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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