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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 11,868 1,053 6.4 5.9- 6.9 10,815 93.6 93.1-94.1
-Piedmont NC 6,344 548 6.1 5.4- 6.7 5,796 93.9 93.3-94.6
GENDER
Male 2,515 173 4.8 4.0- 5.8 2,342 95.2 94.2-96.0
Female 3,829 375 7.2 6.3- 8.2 3,454 92.8 91.8-93.7
RACE
White 4,605 448 7.1 6.3- 8.0 4,157 92.9 92.0-93.7
African American 1,188 70 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,118 96.1 94.7-97.1
Other minorities 493 28 3.5 2.2- 5.7 465 96.5 94.3-97.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,909 538 6.4 5.8- 7.1 5,371 93.6 92.9-94.2
AGE
18-34 1,166 27 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,139 98.2 97.2-98.8
35-54 2,089 96 3.8 3.0- 4.8 1,993 96.2 95.2-97.0
55-64 1,184 100 8.0 6.3-10.2 1,084 92.0 89.8-93.7
65-74 1,037 166 15.8 13.1-18.9 871 84.2 81.1-86.9
75+ 801 156 19.0 15.8-22.6 645 81.0 77.4-84.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 71 6.5 4.8- 8.6 701 93.5 91.4-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,746 166 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,580 92.8 91.3-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,704 146 5.7 4.7- 7.0 1,558 94.3 93.0-95.3
College Graduate 2,099 163 5.1 4.2- 6.1 1,936 94.9 93.9-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 693 79 7.6 5.7-10.0 614 92.4 90.0-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 92 6.4 4.9- 8.3 964 93.6 91.7-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 656 62 6.8 5.0- 9.3 594 93.2 90.7-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 767 61 5.6 4.0- 7.6 706 94.4 92.4-96.0
$50,000+ 2,073 144 5.1 4.1- 6.2 1,929 94.9 93.8-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,569 219 11.8 10.0-13.8 1,350 88.2 86.2-90.0
No 4,710 327 4.7 4.1- 5.3 4,383 95.3 94.7-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 773 80 8.5 6.5-11.1 693 91.5 88.9-93.5
Non-Veteran 5,569 468 5.7 5.1- 6.4 5,101 94.3 93.6-94.9

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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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