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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,495 1,886 18.0 16.9-19.2 3,453 31.5 30.1-32.9 3,517 30.9 29.5-32.3 1,746 14.0 13.0-15.1 893 5.6 5.0- 6.1
-Piedmont NC 6,417 1,156 19.2 17.7-20.8 2,011 32.2 30.4-34.1 1,937 30.2 28.4-32.1 897 13.4 12.1-14.8 416 4.9 4.3- 5.7
GENDER
Male 2,452 423 18.2 16.0-20.6 763 33.3 30.5-36.2 767 31.0 28.2-33.9 343 13.5 11.5-15.7 156 4.1 3.2- 5.2
Female 3,965 733 20.1 18.2-22.3 1,248 31.2 29.0-33.6 1,170 29.5 27.3-31.8 554 13.4 11.8-15.2 260 5.7 4.7- 6.9
RACE
White 4,901 946 20.8 19.0-22.7 1,635 35.6 33.4-37.8 1,385 26.6 24.7-28.7 616 11.8 10.4-13.4 319 5.2 4.4- 6.2
African American 1,068 135 16.7 13.4-20.5 277 26.8 22.9-31.0 397 37.4 33.0-41.9 187 14.6 11.9-17.8 72 4.6 3.2- 6.7
Other minorities 399 69 13.5 9.8-18.3 86 20.8 15.7-27.0 137 39.5 32.7-46.9 86 22.5 16.8-29.4 21 3.7 2.2- 6.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 43 12.7 8.6-18.5 46 11.9 7.5-18.3 119 43.0 35.1-51.3 86 29.0 22.2-36.9 21 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Non-Hispanic 6,083 1,111 19.8 18.2-21.5 1,957 34.1 32.2-36.0 1,814 29.0 27.2-30.9 808 12.0 10.8-13.4 393 5.1 4.4- 5.9
AGE
18-34 793 209 24.8 21.2-28.8 284 34.7 30.7-39.0 217 29.2 25.3-33.4 74 9.8 7.5-12.7 *** *** ***
35-54 2,140 480 20.5 18.2-22.9 720 33.7 30.8-36.7 613 29.6 26.8-32.6 220 12.2 10.1-14.6 107 4.1 3.1- 5.3
55-64 1,313 211 13.7 11.5-16.3 402 29.8 26.2-33.5 406 32.8 29.0-36.9 193 15.9 13.1-19.2 101 7.8 5.9-10.1
65-74 1,155 154 13.3 10.6-16.6 350 27.2 23.7-31.0 360 31.2 27.3-35.4 196 18.9 15.4-22.9 95 9.4 6.8-12.8
75+ 933 85 7.5 5.7-10.0 223 24.5 20.5-29.0 323 32.2 28.1-36.7 198 22.0 17.9-26.8 104 13.7 10.3-17.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 43 11.2 7.4-16.6 100 12.1 8.8-16.3 233 32.2 26.9-38.0 219 31.1 26.0-36.8 138 13.4 10.4-17.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,733 182 14.3 11.8-17.3 459 29.8 26.2-33.6 633 35.1 31.5-38.9 317 15.3 12.9-18.1 142 5.5 4.2- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 234 17.2 14.5-20.3 530 38.0 34.3-41.9 480 30.4 27.0-34.0 207 10.7 8.8-13.0 84 3.6 2.6- 4.9
College Graduate 2,392 695 30.4 27.8-33.2 916 39.6 36.7-42.4 583 24.3 21.8-26.9 152 4.6 3.7- 5.9 46 1.1 0.8- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 648 38 8.5 5.3-13.4 97 17.7 13.4-22.9 202 31.7 26.2-37.7 186 27.7 22.5-33.6 125 14.5 11.1-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 99 12.3 9.4-15.9 256 25.4 21.4-29.9 371 34.2 29.6-39.1 232 21.5 17.7-25.8 95 6.7 4.8- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 579 79 15.5 11.0-21.4 165 29.4 23.7-35.8 196 36.0 30.0-42.6 95 14.5 10.6-19.4 44 4.6 3.0- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 750 125 18.7 14.4-23.9 255 29.9 25.2-34.9 248 36.8 31.5-42.5 89 10.7 7.7-14.7 33 3.9 2.4- 6.2
$50,000+ 2,251 629 27.4 24.7-30.2 920 42.1 39.0-45.3 552 23.6 21.0-26.4 117 5.4 4.1- 7.2 33 1.5 0.9- 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,744 91 5.7 4.1- 7.8 297 16.6 13.9-19.6 553 31.7 28.1-35.5 469 27.7 24.4-31.4 334 18.3 15.6-21.4
No 4,353 1,021 23.9 21.9-25.9 1,615 36.3 34.1-38.6 1,293 30.0 27.9-32.2 372 8.8 7.5-10.2 52 1.0 0.7- 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 804 108 15.0 11.4-19.4 228 31.7 26.8-37.0 282 31.6 26.9-36.6 125 15.0 11.5-19.4 61 6.8 4.7- 9.6
Non-Veteran 5,610 1,048 19.7 18.1-21.4 1,782 32.3 30.4-34.3 1,655 30.1 28.1-32.1 770 13.2 11.8-14.7 355 4.7 4.0- 5.6

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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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