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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,078 8,430 79.2 77.9-80.5 875 10.8 9.8-11.8 489 6.7 5.9- 7.6 284 3.3 2.8- 3.9
-Piedmont NC 5,666 4,705 79.0 77.2-80.6 524 11.6 10.3-13.0 289 6.7 5.7- 7.9 148 2.7 2.2- 3.4
GENDER
Male 2,139 1,751 75.9 72.9-78.6 201 12.7 10.6-15.2 123 7.9 6.3- 9.8 64 3.5 2.5- 4.8
Female 3,527 2,954 81.7 79.6-83.6 323 10.6 9.1-12.3 166 5.7 4.5- 7.1 84 2.1 1.5- 2.7
RACE
White 4,417 3,646 78.4 76.4-80.2 419 11.9 10.4-13.5 229 6.6 5.6- 7.9 123 3.1 2.4- 4.0
African American 932 812 82.4 78.1-86.0 71 10.7 7.8-14.4 33 5.3 3.4- 8.3 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9
Other minorities 273 205 73.2 64.0-80.7 33 12.1 6.7-21.0 26 12.0 7.2-19.4 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 193 142 73.2 62.2-81.9 25 12.4 6.1-23.5 20 12.0 6.7-20.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,457 4,547 79.2 77.4-80.9 499 11.6 10.3-13.0 269 6.5 5.5- 7.6 142 2.8 2.2- 3.5
AGE
18-34 499 334 66.7 61.4-71.5 89 18.0 14.2-22.4 59 12.2 9.1-16.2 17 3.2 1.8- 5.4
35-54 1,900 1,447 75.8 72.9-78.5 242 13.6 11.4-16.1 138 7.4 5.9- 9.2 73 3.3 2.4- 4.5
55-64 1,241 1,055 84.8 81.6-87.5 97 8.0 6.0-10.6 56 4.4 3.1- 6.2 33 2.9 1.8- 4.6
65-74 1,102 1,018 93.8 91.7-95.5 56 3.5 2.5- 4.9 17 1.7 0.9- 3.5 11 0.9 0.3- 2.3
75+ 849 788 93.3 90.6-95.3 35 4.2 2.6- 6.6 14 1.3 0.7- 2.5 12 1.2 0.6- 2.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 558 496 84.3 78.1-89.0 32 7.4 4.3-12.7 17 5.2 2.7- 9.9 13 3.1 1.5- 6.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,500 1,279 82.2 79.0-85.0 106 8.9 6.8-11.6 76 6.4 4.7- 8.5 39 2.5 1.6- 3.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,385 1,157 79.9 76.3-83.1 123 11.9 9.3-15.1 65 6.1 4.3- 8.6 40 2.0 1.3- 3.1
College Graduate 2,207 1,760 73.6 70.7-76.3 263 15.0 12.9-17.4 128 7.9 6.3- 9.8 56 3.5 2.4- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 517 434 78.3 71.9-83.6 32 7.0 4.3-11.3 21 7.7 4.3-13.4 30 6.9 4.3-11.1
$15,000- 24,999 885 727 75.3 69.9-80.1 76 13.1 9.4-18.0 50 8.0 5.3-11.9 32 3.5 2.0- 6.2
$25,000- 34,999 515 428 79.5 73.5-84.4 40 10.6 7.1-15.7 31 6.4 4.0-10.3 16 3.4 1.6- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 679 574 81.6 76.7-85.7 63 10.2 7.3-14.1 26 5.8 3.4- 9.7 16 2.3 1.2- 4.6
$50,000+ 2,117 1,703 78.2 75.4-80.7 243 13.2 11.1-15.7 127 6.5 5.1- 8.1 44 2.1 1.5- 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,599 1,416 85.4 82.2-88.0 106 8.5 6.4-11.1 46 4.2 2.8- 6.3 31 2.0 1.2- 3.2
No 3,798 3,068 77.1 75.0-79.1 392 12.2 10.7-13.9 228 7.7 6.4- 9.2 110 3.0 2.3- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 756 683 85.8 81.3-89.3 45 8.7 6.0-12.5 18 3.7 2.0- 6.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,908 4,021 78.0 76.1-79.8 478 12.0 10.6-13.6 271 7.1 6.0- 8.4 138 2.9 2.3- 3.6

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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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