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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 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Piedmont NC 6,750 6,461 95.2 94.2-96.0 289 4.8 4.0- 5.8
GENDER
Male 2,513 2,437 96.4 95.0-97.4 76 3.6 2.6- 5.0
Female 4,237 4,024 94.1 92.7-95.2 213 5.9 4.8- 7.3
RACE
White 5,363 5,232 97.5 96.7-98.1 131 2.5 1.9- 3.3
African American 1,031 925 91.8 89.0-93.9 106 8.2 6.1-11.0
Other Minorities 319 269 85.1 78.8-89.7 50 14.9 10.3-21.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 226 176 78.4 69.4-85.3 50 21.6 14.7-30.6
Non-Hispanic 6,502 6,265 96.4 95.7-97.1 237 3.6 2.9- 4.3
AGE
18-24 166 160 96.6 91.2-98.7 6 3.4 1.3- 8.8
25-34 517 467 92.7 89.4-95.1 50 7.3 4.9-10.6
35-44 994 930 92.8 90.4-94.6 64 7.2 5.4- 9.6
45-54 1,341 1,288 96.5 95.0-97.5 53 3.5 2.5- 5.0
55-64 1,490 1,445 97.0 95.7-97.9 45 3.0 2.1- 4.3
65+ 2,179 2,108 96.3 93.9-97.8 71 3.7 2.2- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 775 694 87.8 83.6-91.0 81 12.2 9.0-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,797 1,708 94.5 92.0-96.3 89 5.5 3.7- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,618 1,557 96.1 94.5-97.3 61 3.9 2.7- 5.5
College Graduate 2,549 2,491 97.6 96.6-98.3 58 2.4 1.7- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 638 557 85.1 79.5-89.5 81 14.9 10.5-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 960 891 91.4 88.3-93.8 69 8.6 6.2-11.7
$25,000- 34,999 675 647 93.4 89.1-96.0 28 6.6 4.0-10.9
$35,000- 49,999 849 827 97.0 94.9-98.3 22 3.0 1.7- 5.1
$50,000-74,999 938 915 97.1 94.9-98.4 23 2.9 1.6- 5.1
$75,000+ 1,660 1,637 98.6 97.8-99.2 23 1.4 0.8- 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,403 2,253 93.2 91.3-94.6 150 6.8 5.4- 8.7
No 4,238 4,106 96.3 95.2-97.1 132 3.7 2.9- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 871 855 98.2 96.8-98.9 16 1.8 1.1- 3.2
Non-Veteran 5,876 5,603 94.8 93.8-95.7 273 5.2 4.3- 6.2

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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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