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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,007 68.3 66.1-70.5 1,439 31.7 29.5-33.9
-Piedmont NC 2,378 1,641 69.3 66.2-72.3 737 30.7 27.7-33.8
GENDER
Male 924 662 70.9 65.8-75.6 262 29.1 24.4-34.2
Female 1,454 979 67.7 64.0-71.3 475 32.3 28.7-36.0
RACE
White 1,813 1,232 68.7 65.1-72.1 581 31.3 27.9-34.9
African American 480 349 71.5 64.3-77.8 131 28.5 22.2-35.7
Other minorities 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,308 1,600 69.5 66.4-72.5 708 30.5 27.5-33.6
AGE
18-34 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 541 375 68.5 62.4-74.1 166 31.5 25.9-37.6
55-64 580 403 71.7 66.2-76.6 177 28.3 23.4-33.8
65-74 645 460 73.3 67.8-78.2 185 26.7 21.8-32.2
75+ 524 341 63.1 56.5-69.3 183 36.9 30.7-43.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 339 211 62.6 54.6-70.0 128 37.4 30.0-45.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 781 507 63.0 56.9-68.8 274 37.0 31.2-43.1
Some Post-H.S. 589 406 72.4 66.6-77.5 183 27.6 22.5-33.4
College Graduate 662 512 79.6 75.0-83.6 150 20.4 16.4-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 197 62.6 54.1-70.3 118 37.4 29.7-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 460 310 66.0 57.8-73.4 150 34.0 26.6-42.2
$25,000- 34,999 237 157 71.2 62.2-78.8 80 28.8 21.2-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 292 207 64.5 54.7-73.2 85 35.5 26.8-45.3
$50,000+ 626 462 76.7 71.9-81.0 164 23.3 19.0-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 972 591 62.3 57.2-67.2 381 37.7 32.8-42.8
No 1,394 1,041 73.6 69.6-77.2 353 26.4 22.8-30.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 389 277 71.4 64.2-77.6 112 28.6 22.4-35.8
Non-Veteran 1,988 1,363 68.9 65.4-72.2 625 31.1 27.8-34.6

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

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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