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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,450 665 4.7 4.1- 5.2 927 6.3 5.6- 7.0 836 6.1 5.5- 6.8 9,022 83.0 81.9-84.0
-Piedmont NC 6,645 339 3.9 3.3- 4.5 487 5.5 4.7- 6.5 427 5.6 4.9- 6.4 5,392 85.0 83.7-86.2
GENDER
Male 2,461 134 4.0 3.1- 5.0 173 5.6 4.2- 7.4 154 5.4 4.3- 6.7 2,000 85.0 82.8-87.0
Female 4,184 205 3.8 3.1- 4.6 314 5.5 4.7- 6.4 273 5.8 4.8- 7.0 3,392 84.9 83.4-86.4
RACE
White 5,293 257 4.0 3.3- 4.7 385 5.4 4.6- 6.2 317 5.0 4.2- 5.8 4,334 85.7 84.4-86.9
African American 1,008 71 4.4 3.1- 6.0 85 6.7 4.5- 9.9 94 8.6 6.4-11.5 758 80.3 76.4-83.8
Other Minorities 307 9 2.2 0.9- 5.3 11 3.7 1.1-12.2 15 4.1 2.1- 7.7 272 90.0 83.1-94.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 215 7 1.2 0.4- 3.5 6 1.9 0.6- 5.4 4 0.8 0.3- 2.6 198 96.1 92.5-98.0
Non-Hispanic 6,409 330 4.1 3.5- 4.7 480 5.8 4.9- 6.8 422 5.9 5.1- 6.8 5,177 84.2 82.9-85.5
AGE
18-24 165 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1 4 3.9 1.2-11.8 3 0.9 0.2- 3.0 153 93.2 86.3-96.8
25-34 510 11 2.1 1.1- 4.1 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9 15 3.2 1.7- 5.8 470 92.1 88.7-94.5
35-44 974 33 2.9 1.9- 4.4 28 3.9 2.3- 6.4 32 3.1 2.0- 4.8 881 90.1 87.1-92.4
45-54 1,324 46 3.0 2.1- 4.1 90 5.7 4.4- 7.4 114 8.3 6.5-10.6 1,074 83.0 80.3-85.5
55-64 1,471 75 4.9 3.7- 6.5 139 8.5 6.9-10.4 141 10.8 8.8-13.2 1,116 75.9 72.9-78.6
65+ 2,139 167 8.8 7.1-10.9 210 9.2 7.7-10.8 117 6.6 4.7- 9.0 1,645 75.5 72.6-78.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 747 66 6.5 4.5- 9.3 103 8.9 6.0-13.1 104 13.7 10.1-18.3 474 70.9 65.2-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,758 105 4.0 3.0- 5.2 140 6.5 4.7- 9.0 153 7.6 6.1- 9.5 1,360 81.9 78.9-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,604 77 4.1 2.9- 5.7 128 6.0 4.7- 7.7 103 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,296 85.2 82.7-87.4
College Graduate 2,526 91 2.9 2.2- 3.8 116 3.3 2.5- 4.4 67 2.0 1.5- 2.8 2,252 91.7 90.3-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 618 52 7.0 4.9- 9.9 100 12.6 9.7-16.4 145 22.1 17.6-27.4 321 58.2 52.3-63.9
$15,000- 24,999 945 66 5.3 3.8- 7.5 108 9.5 6.3-14.2 112 11.5 8.9-14.9 659 73.6 68.6-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 670 40 6.0 3.8- 9.5 56 6.8 4.7- 9.7 35 5.6 3.4- 9.2 539 81.6 76.7-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 841 46 3.8 2.5- 5.5 61 8.2 5.1-13.0 34 2.9 1.9- 4.6 700 85.1 80.5-88.8
$50,000-74,999 926 29 2.9 1.8- 4.4 51 3.8 2.5- 5.7 19 2.4 1.3- 4.4 827 91.0 88.2-93.1
$75,000+ 1,647 40 1.9 1.3- 2.9 36 1.7 1.1- 2.6 19 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,552 95.1 93.6-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 855 56 6.2 4.4- 8.6 92 10.5 7.4-14.8 63 6.7 4.8- 9.3 644 76.6 72.0-80.7
Non-Veteran 5,788 283 3.6 3.1- 4.3 395 4.9 4.1- 5.9 364 5.5 4.7- 6.4 4,746 86.0 84.6-87.2

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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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