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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
-Piedmont NC 6,332 522 6.4 5.7- 7.1 5,810 93.6 92.9-94.3
GENDER
Male 2,506 175 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,331 94.5 93.3-95.5
Female 3,826 347 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,479 92.8 91.8-93.7
RACE
White 4,595 417 7.4 6.5- 8.4 4,178 92.6 91.6-93.5
African American 1,187 70 4.6 3.4- 6.0 1,117 95.4 94.0-96.6
Other minorities 492 34 3.7 2.4- 5.7 458 96.3 94.3-97.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 414 16 3.3 1.9- 5.5 398 96.7 94.5-98.1
Non-Hispanic 5,895 506 6.6 5.9- 7.4 5,389 93.4 92.6-94.1
AGE
18-34 1,165 28 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,137 97.8 96.8-98.5
35-54 2,091 128 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,963 94.2 92.7-95.4
55-64 1,179 128 10.3 8.4-12.6 1,051 89.7 87.4-91.6
65-74 1,031 140 12.0 9.8-14.6 891 88.0 85.4-90.2
75+ 798 96 11.8 9.2-14.9 702 88.2 85.1-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 765 116 12.7 9.9-16.0 649 87.3 84.0-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 178 6.9 5.8- 8.3 1,564 93.1 91.7-94.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,704 145 5.9 4.9- 7.2 1,559 94.1 92.8-95.1
College Graduate 2,097 82 2.6 2.0- 3.5 2,015 97.4 96.5-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 135 14.2 11.5-17.4 559 85.8 82.6-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 111 8.1 6.4-10.2 941 91.9 89.8-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 652 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8 598 94.3 92.2-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 763 62 8.4 6.0-11.7 701 91.6 88.3-94.0
$50,000+ 2,073 67 2.3 1.8- 3.1 2,006 97.7 96.9-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,567 320 18.5 16.2-21.0 1,247 81.5 79.0-83.8
No 4,703 197 3.3 2.7- 4.0 4,506 96.7 96.0-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 769 89 10.2 8.0-12.9 680 89.8 87.1-92.0
Non-Veteran 5,560 433 5.9 5.2- 6.7 5,127 94.1 93.3-94.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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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