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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,364 9,073 72.7 71.2-74.1 1,042 11.8 10.8-12.9 598 7.6 6.8- 8.6 595 7.2 6.4- 8.1 56 0.7 0.5- 1.1
-Piedmont NC 6,339 5,035 72.0 70.0-73.8 603 12.1 10.8-13.6 329 7.9 6.8- 9.2 339 7.3 6.3- 8.6 33 0.7 0.4- 1.1
GENDER
Male 2,427 1,825 64.6 61.5-67.6 231 12.6 10.6-14.9 169 10.7 8.7-13.0 176 10.9 8.9-13.2 26 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Female 3,912 3,210 78.8 76.6-80.9 372 11.7 10.1-13.6 160 5.3 4.3- 6.6 163 4.1 3.2- 5.1 *** *** ***
RACE
White 4,831 3,838 72.4 70.2-74.6 461 11.8 10.3-13.5 254 8.0 6.7- 9.6 258 7.4 6.2- 8.8 20 0.4 0.2- 0.7
African American 1,066 887 74.9 70.4-78.9 100 13.8 10.8-17.6 41 6.6 4.4- 9.7 37 4.6 3.0- 7.1 *** *** ***
Other minorities 393 267 61.1 53.6-68.1 40 11.3 7.2-17.3 31 10.4 6.6-16.1 43 13.0 8.5-19.3 12 4.2 2.0- 8.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 309 190 55.5 47.1-63.6 39 13.3 8.6-20.0 29 11.5 7.1-18.1 39 16.2 10.4-24.4 12 3.5 1.6- 7.2
Non-Hispanic 6,012 4,830 73.4 71.4-75.2 562 12.0 10.7-13.5 300 7.6 6.5- 8.9 299 6.6 5.6- 7.7 21 0.4 0.2- 0.8
AGE
18-34 778 483 58.5 54.0-62.8 122 16.2 13.1-19.7 87 13.5 10.6-17.0 78 10.8 8.2-14.0 *** *** ***
35-54 2,117 1,567 71.4 68.4-74.2 252 12.5 10.5-14.8 137 7.5 5.9- 9.4 144 7.8 6.2- 9.8 17 0.8 0.5- 1.4
55-64 1,309 1,080 81.0 77.5-84.1 116 10.6 8.2-13.7 54 3.8 2.6- 5.4 58 4.5 3.1- 6.5 *** *** ***
65-74 1,151 1,017 89.8 87.1-92.0 71 4.9 3.5- 6.9 25 2.4 1.4- 4.2 33 2.6 1.5- 4.4 *** *** ***
75+ 906 823 88.8 84.8-91.9 38 6.2 3.7-10.1 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 23 2.7 1.6- 4.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 707 544 65.3 59.0-71.2 58 11.8 8.0-17.0 38 9.0 5.8-13.7 59 13.0 9.2-18.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,709 1,342 69.4 65.4-73.0 142 10.9 8.5-13.7 99 10.1 7.6-13.3 113 8.5 6.6-11.0 13 1.2 0.6- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,529 1,234 75.4 71.8-78.8 152 13.1 10.6-16.1 73 6.5 4.7- 8.8 67 5.0 3.5- 7.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,372 1,898 74.3 71.5-76.9 248 12.4 10.6-14.4 117 6.8 5.4- 8.5 100 5.8 4.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 635 461 64.3 57.9-70.1 63 12.6 8.9-17.4 42 12.0 8.1-17.5 63 10.4 7.1-14.9 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,037 771 62.9 57.6-67.8 95 12.2 8.9-16.5 78 11.8 8.7-15.7 84 11.8 8.7-15.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 569 449 72.9 66.3-78.6 58 12.7 8.5-18.4 25 4.2 2.4- 7.2 33 9.8 6.3-14.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 746 612 76.4 71.1-81.0 65 10.6 7.7-14.4 29 5.4 3.2- 9.0 37 7.4 4.7-11.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 2,242 1,842 78.2 75.3-80.7 219 11.7 9.7-14.0 104 5.5 4.2- 7.1 71 4.2 3.0- 5.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,727 1,439 77.9 74.0-81.2 142 11.2 8.7-14.3 62 5.3 3.6- 7.9 75 5.3 3.6- 7.6 *** *** ***
No 4,306 3,353 70.5 68.2-72.6 436 12.5 10.9-14.2 254 8.9 7.5-10.5 240 7.4 6.2- 8.8 23 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 802 702 84.1 79.6-87.8 49 7.7 5.3-10.9 26 4.5 2.4- 8.3 25 3.7 2.2- 6.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,535 4,332 70.5 68.4-72.5 553 12.7 11.2-14.2 303 8.3 7.1- 9.7 314 7.8 6.6- 9.1 33 0.8 0.5- 1.2

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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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