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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 11,814 2,080 15.3 14.5-16.1 9,734 84.7 83.9-85.5
-Piedmont NC 6,319 1,053 14.4 13.4-15.5 5,266 85.6 84.5-86.6
GENDER
Male 2,501 358 12.6 11.1-14.2 2,143 87.4 85.8-88.9
Female 3,818 695 16.0 14.6-17.5 3,123 84.0 82.5-85.4
RACE
White 4,589 744 14.1 12.9-15.4 3,845 85.9 84.6-87.1
African American 1,182 231 16.9 14.6-19.6 951 83.1 80.4-85.4
Other minorities 490 74 10.8 7.9-14.5 416 89.2 85.5-92.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 410 56 11.3 8.5-14.8 354 88.7 85.2-91.5
Non-Hispanic 5,887 995 14.6 13.6-15.8 4,892 85.4 84.2-86.4
AGE
18-34 1,163 92 8.1 6.5-10.2 1,071 91.9 89.8-93.5
35-54 2,086 356 15.7 13.9-17.6 1,730 84.3 82.4-86.1
55-64 1,176 239 19.0 16.4-22.0 937 81.0 78.0-83.6
65-74 1,034 181 16.6 14.0-19.5 853 83.4 80.5-86.0
75+ 794 175 21.6 18.3-25.3 619 78.4 74.7-81.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 766 206 23.3 19.7-27.3 560 76.7 72.7-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,731 309 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,422 85.7 83.7-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,702 305 14.4 12.6-16.3 1,397 85.6 83.7-87.4
College Graduate 2,097 227 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,870 90.9 89.3-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 191 21.5 18.1-25.5 500 78.5 74.5-81.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,051 257 22.3 19.4-25.6 794 77.7 74.4-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 649 104 14.1 11.0-17.8 545 85.9 82.2-89.0
$35,000- 49,999 762 124 13.6 10.9-16.9 638 86.4 83.1-89.1
$50,000+ 2,076 189 7.7 6.5- 9.1 1,887 92.3 90.9-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,558 502 31.6 28.7-34.7 1,056 68.4 65.3-71.3
No 4,696 537 10.0 9.0-11.1 4,159 90.0 88.9-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 768 117 15.0 12.2-18.2 651 85.0 81.8-87.8
Non-Veteran 5,549 936 14.3 13.2-15.5 4,613 85.7 84.5-86.8

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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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