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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 11,514 1,700 18.8 17.6-20.0 9,814 81.2 80.0-82.4
-Piedmont NC 6,425 911 18.7 17.2-20.4 5,514 81.3 79.6-82.8
GENDER
Male 2,456 283 16.0 13.7-18.6 2,173 84.0 81.4-86.3
Female 3,969 628 21.3 19.3-23.5 3,341 78.7 76.5-80.7
RACE
White 4,904 570 16.1 14.3-18.0 4,334 83.9 82.0-85.7
African American 1,072 226 24.5 20.8-28.6 846 75.5 71.4-79.2
Other minorities 399 106 25.2 19.5-32.0 293 74.8 68.0-80.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 102 34.0 26.8-42.0 213 66.0 58.0-73.2
Non-Hispanic 6,091 807 17.3 15.8-19.0 5,284 82.7 81.0-84.2
AGE
18-34 792 172 23.1 19.5-27.1 620 76.9 72.9-80.5
35-54 2,140 436 22.2 19.7-25.0 1,704 77.8 75.0-80.3
55-64 1,318 194 16.8 14.0-20.2 1,124 83.2 79.8-86.0
65-74 1,157 64 5.6 3.9- 8.0 1,093 94.4 92.0-96.1
75+ 935 34 3.0 2.0- 4.6 901 97.0 95.4-98.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 729 173 27.8 22.9-33.3 556 72.2 66.7-77.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,739 280 21.0 17.9-24.5 1,459 79.0 75.5-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,539 258 20.0 17.0-23.3 1,281 80.0 76.7-83.0
College Graduate 2,394 199 10.3 8.5-12.4 2,195 89.7 87.6-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 201 39.3 33.4-45.6 446 60.7 54.4-66.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,054 266 32.0 27.4-36.8 788 68.0 63.2-72.6
$25,000- 34,999 581 88 17.1 13.0-22.2 493 82.9 77.8-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 752 86 16.2 12.1-21.2 666 83.8 78.8-87.9
$50,000+ 2,257 121 7.5 5.8- 9.5 2,136 92.5 90.5-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,752 343 27.9 24.2-31.8 1,409 72.1 68.2-75.8
No 4,354 514 15.6 13.9-17.4 3,840 84.4 82.6-86.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 809 63 10.4 7.5-14.3 746 89.6 85.7-92.5
Non-Veteran 5,613 847 19.7 18.0-21.5 4,766 80.3 78.5-82.0

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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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