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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 11,021 4,037 41.5 40.0-43.1 6,984 58.5 56.9-60.0
-Piedmont NC 6,396 2,332 42.7 40.7-44.7 4,064 57.3 55.3-59.3
GENDER
Male 2,378 834 42.8 39.5-46.1 1,544 57.2 53.9-60.5
Female 4,018 1,498 42.6 40.2-45.0 2,520 57.4 55.0-59.8
RACE
White 5,100 1,837 43.4 41.3-45.6 3,263 56.6 54.4-58.7
African American 965 377 40.7 35.7-45.9 588 59.3 54.1-64.3
Other Minorities 296 109 42.2 33.9-50.9 187 57.8 49.1-66.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 210 83 42.9 33.2-53.2 127 57.1 46.8-66.8
Non-Hispanic 6,165 2,241 42.7 40.7-44.7 3,924 57.3 55.3-59.3
AGE
18-24 158 98 54.1 44.2-63.6 60 45.9 36.4-55.8
25-34 497 278 58.2 52.6-63.7 219 41.8 36.3-47.4
35-44 939 444 46.2 42.1-50.3 495 53.8 49.7-57.9
45-54 1,291 479 35.9 32.6-39.4 812 64.1 60.6-67.4
55-64 1,418 503 36.8 33.6-40.1 915 63.2 59.9-66.4
65+ 2,034 513 25.4 22.9-28.0 1,521 74.6 72.0-77.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 258 43.9 37.4-50.7 455 56.1 49.3-62.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,687 612 43.3 39.1-47.7 1,075 56.7 52.3-60.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,542 591 45.6 41.7-49.7 951 54.4 50.3-58.3
College Graduate 2,444 866 39.9 37.1-42.8 1,578 60.1 57.2-62.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 593 227 43.6 37.3-50.0 366 56.4 50.0-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 914 356 45.6 40.2-51.1 558 54.4 48.9-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 638 229 44.4 38.2-50.8 409 55.6 49.2-61.8
$35,000- 49,999 811 306 43.8 38.4-49.4 505 56.2 50.6-61.6
$50,000-74,999 901 348 46.1 41.2-51.1 553 53.9 48.9-58.8
$75,000+ 1,589 578 41.5 38.0-45.0 1,011 58.5 55.0-62.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,285 813 40.6 37.2-44.2 1,472 59.4 55.8-62.8
No 4,083 1,509 43.5 41.1-46.0 2,574 56.5 54.0-58.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 819 251 37.1 32.1-42.3 568 62.9 57.7-67.9
Non-Veteran 5,575 2,081 43.3 41.2-45.5 3,494 56.7 54.5-58.8

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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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