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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,388 1,123 81.9 78.4-85.0 112 7.5 5.6-10.0 120 7.1 5.4- 9.3 33 3.5 2.0- 6.1
-Piedmont NC 732 615 83.8 78.8-87.8 49 5.7 3.7- 8.5 54 6.6 4.4- 9.8 14 4.0 1.8- 8.6
GENDER
Male 311 271 89.1 82.9-93.2 20 5.3 2.7-10.1 17 4.2 1.9- 9.0 *** *** ***
Female 421 344 79.0 71.3-85.2 29 5.9 3.5-10.0 37 8.8 5.5-13.8 11 6.2 2.5-14.9
RACE
White 519 437 86.0 81.2-89.7 35 5.3 3.4- 8.3 41 7.0 4.4-11.0 *** *** ***
African American 189 161 81.6 69.4-89.7 *** *** *** 11 6.2 2.6-13.8 *** *** ***
Other minorities 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 712 601 84.5 79.5-88.4 45 4.7 3.1- 7.2 53 6.9 4.6-10.2 13 3.9 1.7- 8.8
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 123 105 88.4 80.5-93.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 196 166 81.7 70.7-89.2 14 6.5 3.1-13.1 12 7.3 3.3-15.5 *** *** ***
65-74 223 193 88.9 81.0-93.8 13 2.7 1.4- 5.1 13 6.3 2.5-15.0 *** *** ***
75+ 168 137 82.9 71.5-90.3 11 6.7 2.7-15.4 20 10.4 4.9-21.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 *** *** *** 11 10.2 4.8-20.4 13 10.7 5.3-20.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 201 84.7 74.1-91.5 21 5.0 2.9- 8.6 20 5.6 2.4-12.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 183 161 89.5 82.9-93.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 168 148 89.9 81.7-94.6 *** *** *** 12 5.6 2.5-12.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 11.1 4.8-23.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 119 89.0 78.0-94.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 93 80 91.0 82.0-95.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 152 138 88.9 79.5-94.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 380 322 84.8 77.5-90.1 22 4.0 2.2- 7.2 30 8.5 4.8-14.4 *** *** ***
No 349 292 82.9 75.6-88.4 26 7.2 4.1-12.4 23 4.7 2.8- 7.9 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 127 91.4 82.5-96.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 589 488 82.0 76.1-86.6 44 6.1 3.9- 9.5 44 7.5 4.9-11.5 13 4.4 1.8-10.1

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

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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