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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
-Piedmont NC 6,926 5,464 74.1 72.3-75.9 725 11.9 10.6-13.3 377 7.2 6.1- 8.3 317 6.0 5.0- 7.1 43 0.9 0.5- 1.5
GENDER
Male 2,591 1,916 68.9 65.7-71.9 301 13.2 11.0-15.7 187 9.3 7.5-11.5 160 7.4 5.8- 9.4 27 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Female 4,335 3,548 79.0 77.0-80.9 424 10.6 9.3-12.1 190 5.2 4.3- 6.3 157 4.7 3.6- 6.0 16 0.5 0.2- 1.2
RACE
White 5,478 4,305 74.2 72.2-76.1 558 11.2 9.8-12.7 309 7.4 6.3- 8.7 276 6.5 5.5- 7.7 30 0.7 0.4- 1.2
African American 1,073 898 79.2 74.7-83.1 112 13.0 9.9-16.9 36 3.8 2.3- 6.2 26 3.9 2.1- 7.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
Other Minorities 333 227 62.8 53.9-70.9 49 13.9 9.0-20.8 30 12.7 7.7-20.2 15 6.4 2.4-15.6 12 4.3 1.8-10.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 240 157 58.4 48.0-68.1 37 14.0 8.6-21.8 24 12.4 7.3-20.2 13 10.7 4.6-23.0 9 4.6 1.6-12.6
Non-Hispanic 6,664 5,287 75.3 73.5-77.0 686 11.7 10.4-13.1 353 6.8 5.8- 7.9 304 5.6 4.8- 6.6 34 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 172 119 68.2 58.7-76.4 19 14.1 8.3-23.0 21 11.6 6.9-18.9 11 5.4 2.5-11.2 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0
25-34 526 350 65.2 59.6-70.5 71 11.7 8.8-15.2 51 10.5 7.5-14.4 49 10.9 7.3-15.8 5 1.7 0.5- 5.6
35-44 1,033 724 70.3 66.5-73.8 154 13.9 11.5-16.8 86 8.7 6.6-11.3 58 6.0 4.4- 8.2 11 1.1 0.5- 2.3
45-54 1,384 1,014 71.2 67.7-74.5 189 15.8 13.0-19.2 98 6.0 4.8- 7.6 75 6.3 4.8- 8.2 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3
55-64 1,533 1,240 81.4 78.9-83.7 155 9.4 7.9-11.3 68 4.6 3.4- 6.1 60 3.7 2.7- 5.0 10 0.9 0.4- 2.1
65+ 2,206 1,956 89.7 88.0-91.3 129 5.1 4.1- 6.4 51 2.3 1.6- 3.2 63 2.6 1.8- 3.7 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 800 615 69.0 62.8-74.6 72 12.4 8.4-18.0 53 9.2 6.2-13.4 48 7.5 4.9-11.2 12 1.9 0.8- 4.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,849 1,435 71.8 67.5-75.7 181 11.9 9.1-15.3 108 7.0 5.2- 9.4 113 8.1 5.7-11.3 12 1.2 0.4- 3.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,660 1,297 72.7 69.0-76.2 191 13.4 10.9-16.5 90 8.1 5.9-11.1 71 5.0 3.7- 6.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.7
College Graduate 2,605 2,109 78.6 76.1-80.8 277 10.5 9.0-12.2 126 6.0 4.6- 7.8 85 4.5 3.4- 6.1 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 506 70.9 64.8-76.3 62 11.3 8.1-15.6 49 7.4 5.2-10.5 42 6.5 4.4- 9.4 6 4.0 1.3-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 973 725 64.7 58.6-70.4 107 14.1 10.2-19.1 66 9.5 6.6-13.5 67 10.5 6.4-16.6 8 1.2 0.5- 3.1
$25,000- 34,999 694 524 68.1 62.4-73.3 80 14.7 10.9-19.6 40 8.7 5.9-12.8 43 7.8 5.3-11.5 7 0.6 0.3- 1.5
$35,000- 49,999 866 689 73.1 67.6-78.0 82 9.3 6.8-12.5 49 9.9 6.3-15.4 39 6.5 4.3- 9.7 7 1.2 0.5- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 955 754 77.3 73.2-80.9 110 11.0 8.7-13.8 54 7.5 5.1-10.9 34 4.0 2.7- 5.8 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$75,000+ 1,713 1,397 79.9 77.0-82.6 186 10.6 8.7-12.7 72 5.0 3.5- 7.1 51 4.1 3.0- 5.7 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,420 1,972 75.5 72.0-78.7 210 10.4 8.0-13.4 115 7.5 5.5-10.1 108 5.5 4.3- 7.1 15 1.0 0.5- 2.2
No 4,220 3,278 73.8 71.6-75.9 472 12.2 10.7-13.9 251 7.2 6.0- 8.7 193 5.8 4.7- 7.2 26 0.9 0.5- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 888 724 78.9 74.7-82.6 71 9.2 6.6-12.5 43 5.2 3.6- 7.6 42 5.9 3.9- 8.8 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8
Non-Veteran 6,034 4,737 73.6 71.5-75.5 653 12.2 10.8-13.7 334 7.4 6.3- 8.7 275 6.0 4.9- 7.2 35 0.9 0.5- 1.6

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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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