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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,507 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.3 10,069 86.8 85.7-87.8
-Piedmont NC 6,424 746 13.3 11.9-14.7 5,678 86.7 85.3-88.1
GENDER
Male 2,459 235 11.2 9.3-13.5 2,224 88.8 86.5-90.7
Female 3,965 511 15.1 13.3-17.1 3,454 84.9 82.9-86.7
RACE
White 4,904 540 13.3 11.7-15.1 4,364 86.7 84.9-88.3
African American 1,075 167 16.0 13.0-19.7 908 84.0 80.3-87.0
Other minorities 398 33 7.1 4.2-11.7 365 92.9 88.3-95.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 311 26 9.0 5.4-14.6 285 91.0 85.4-94.6
Non-Hispanic 6,094 715 13.6 12.2-15.2 5,379 86.4 84.8-87.8
AGE
18-34 790 122 17.7 14.4-21.6 668 82.3 78.4-85.6
35-54 2,145 232 10.9 9.2-13.0 1,913 89.1 87.0-90.8
55-64 1,317 169 12.4 9.9-15.4 1,148 87.6 84.6-90.1
65-74 1,157 122 10.9 8.3-14.2 1,035 89.1 85.8-91.7
75+ 930 91 11.1 8.3-14.7 839 88.9 85.3-91.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 729 107 15.3 11.4-20.2 622 84.7 79.8-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,744 217 15.5 12.7-18.8 1,527 84.5 81.2-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 179 13.4 10.9-16.4 1,354 86.6 83.6-89.1
College Graduate 2,394 238 9.7 8.1-11.6 2,156 90.3 88.4-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 650 125 23.3 18.3-29.2 525 76.7 70.8-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 131 13.1 10.0-17.0 922 86.9 83.0-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 577 68 13.1 8.9-19.0 509 86.9 81.0-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 753 82 12.9 9.4-17.3 671 87.1 82.7-90.6
$50,000+ 2,255 194 9.4 7.5-11.7 2,061 90.6 88.3-92.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,749 329 22.2 18.9-25.9 1,420 77.8 74.1-81.1
No 4,355 372 10.6 9.1-12.2 3,983 89.4 87.8-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 60 7.9 5.5-11.1 747 92.1 88.9-94.5
Non-Veteran 5,614 685 13.9 12.4-15.5 4,929 86.1 84.5-87.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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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