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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 5,343 1,816 39.3 37.2-41.4 3,527 60.7 58.6-62.8
-Piedmont NC 2,954 1,005 40.4 37.6-43.2 1,949 59.6 56.8-62.4
GENDER
Male 1,108 402 41.4 37.2-45.7 706 58.6 54.3-62.8
Female 1,846 603 39.4 35.9-43.0 1,243 60.6 57.0-64.1
RACE
White 2,239 746 40.6 37.3-44.0 1,493 59.4 56.0-62.7
African American 494 190 40.9 35.0-47.1 304 59.1 52.9-65.0
Other minorities 198 62 36.9 28.1-46.7 136 63.1 53.3-71.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 160 37 29.6 20.9-40.1 123 70.4 59.9-79.1
Non-Hispanic 2,787 968 41.4 38.5-44.3 1,819 58.6 55.7-61.5
AGE
18-34 416 232 59.1 52.9-65.0 184 40.9 35.0-47.1
35-54 1,033 383 36.0 32.0-40.3 650 64.0 59.7-68.0
55-64 586 192 35.8 30.3-41.8 394 64.2 58.2-69.7
65-74 495 117 25.6 20.3-31.7 378 74.4 68.3-79.7
75+ 390 73 22.0 16.3-29.1 317 78.0 70.9-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 92 35.2 27.6-43.6 230 64.8 56.4-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 750 250 40.3 34.7-46.1 500 59.7 53.9-65.3
Some Post-H.S. 751 298 45.8 40.6-51.2 453 54.2 48.8-59.4
College Graduate 1,119 361 37.1 33.1-41.3 758 62.9 58.7-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 106 48.4 40.3-56.6 190 51.6 43.4-59.7
$15,000- 24,999 473 172 41.4 34.9-48.2 301 58.6 51.8-65.1
$25,000- 34,999 274 99 37.4 29.6-45.9 175 62.6 54.1-70.4
$35,000- 49,999 358 129 42.6 35.1-50.5 229 57.4 49.5-64.9
$50,000+ 1,052 374 41.3 36.7-46.1 678 58.7 53.9-63.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 261 37.5 32.5-42.9 559 62.5 57.1-67.5
No 2,128 743 41.2 38.0-44.5 1,385 58.8 55.5-62.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 132 41.8 34.0-49.9 235 58.2 50.1-66.0
Non-Veteran 2,586 873 40.2 37.3-43.2 1,713 59.8 56.8-62.7

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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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