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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 11,866 1,075 7.0 6.5- 7.5 10,791 93.0 92.5-93.5
-Piedmont NC 6,345 559 6.8 6.1- 7.6 5,786 93.2 92.4-93.9
GENDER
Male 2,514 253 7.9 6.7- 9.2 2,261 92.1 90.8-93.3
Female 3,831 306 5.8 5.1- 6.7 3,525 94.2 93.3-94.9
RACE
White 4,603 545 9.6 8.6-10.7 4,058 90.4 89.3-91.4
African American 1,190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 414 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,908 549 7.3 6.5- 8.1 5,359 92.7 91.9-93.5
AGE
18-34 1,167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 2,090 84 4.2 3.2- 5.4 2,006 95.8 94.6-96.8
55-64 1,186 120 10.6 8.6-13.0 1,066 89.4 87.0-91.4
65-74 1,035 163 17.2 14.3-20.6 872 82.8 79.4-85.7
75+ 799 174 21.7 18.2-25.6 625 78.3 74.4-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 77 8.7 6.6-11.5 695 91.3 88.5-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,745 151 6.2 5.0- 7.5 1,594 93.8 92.5-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,707 126 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,581 94.5 93.1-95.6
College Graduate 2,097 204 7.8 6.6- 9.3 1,893 92.2 90.7-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 696 40 4.0 2.7- 5.9 656 96.0 94.1-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,058 81 5.8 4.3- 7.8 977 94.2 92.2-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 655 55 7.2 5.1-10.2 600 92.8 89.8-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 766 68 7.2 5.3- 9.7 698 92.8 90.3-94.7
$50,000+ 2,071 196 7.4 6.2- 8.8 1,875 92.6 91.2-93.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 209 12.0 10.0-14.2 1,362 88.0 85.8-90.0
No 4,708 344 5.5 4.8- 6.3 4,364 94.5 93.7-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 773 118 13.8 11.1-16.9 655 86.2 83.1-88.9
Non-Veteran 5,569 441 6.0 5.3- 6.7 5,128 94.0 93.3-94.7

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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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