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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 11,506 9,973 79.3 77.9-80.6 1,533 20.7 19.4-22.1
-Piedmont NC 6,427 5,590 79.4 77.6-81.1 837 20.6 18.9-22.4
GENDER
Male 2,460 2,140 77.8 74.9-80.5 320 22.2 19.5-25.1
Female 3,967 3,450 80.9 78.6-82.9 517 19.1 17.1-21.4
RACE
White 4,908 4,453 85.4 83.5-87.2 455 14.6 12.8-16.5
African American 1,072 860 72.8 68.3-76.9 212 27.2 23.1-31.7
Other minorities 398 235 49.8 42.7-56.9 163 50.2 43.1-57.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 313 149 37.0 29.6-45.1 164 63.0 54.9-70.4
Non-Hispanic 6,096 5,424 83.1 81.3-84.7 672 16.9 15.3-18.7
AGE
18-34 789 554 66.3 61.9-70.5 235 33.7 29.5-38.1
35-54 2,145 1,761 79.1 76.3-81.6 384 20.9 18.4-23.7
55-64 1,322 1,148 85.6 82.5-88.2 174 14.4 11.8-17.5
65-74 1,159 1,142 99.1 98.4-99.5 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6
75+ 932 916 98.4 96.9-99.2 16 1.6 0.8- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 736 540 59.0 53.0-64.8 196 41.0 35.2-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,737 1,430 73.8 70.0-77.2 307 26.2 22.8-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,536 1,342 82.9 79.6-85.7 194 17.1 14.3-20.4
College Graduate 2,397 2,259 92.5 90.6-94.1 138 7.5 5.9- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 459 57.6 51.3-63.6 194 42.4 36.4-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,057 770 59.9 54.9-64.8 287 40.1 35.2-45.1
$25,000- 34,999 580 503 81.0 74.9-85.9 77 19.0 14.1-25.1
$35,000- 49,999 752 682 84.0 78.3-88.3 70 16.0 11.7-21.7
$50,000+ 2,256 2,195 95.1 93.1-96.6 61 4.9 3.4- 6.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,756 1,571 83.3 79.8-86.4 185 16.7 13.6-20.2
No 4,359 3,764 78.6 76.5-80.7 595 21.4 19.3-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 810 758 89.2 84.7-92.5 52 10.8 7.5-15.3
Non-Veteran 5,615 4,830 78.2 76.3-80.1 785 21.8 19.9-23.7

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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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