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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,749 9,208 73.5 72.4-74.6 1,079 10.8 10.1-11.7 683 7.1 6.5- 7.8 671 7.3 6.7- 8.0 108 1.3 1.0- 1.6
-Piedmont NC 6,284 4,896 73.7 72.2-75.2 606 11.3 10.3-12.5 362 6.8 5.9- 7.7 355 7.1 6.2- 8.0 65 1.1 0.9- 1.5
GENDER
Male 2,483 1,795 67.9 65.4-70.3 256 12.0 10.4-13.9 188 8.7 7.3-10.3 207 10.0 8.4-11.8 37 1.4 1.0- 2.1
Female 3,801 3,101 78.9 77.1-80.7 350 10.7 9.4-12.2 174 5.0 4.2- 6.1 148 4.4 3.7- 5.4 28 0.9 0.5- 1.4
RACE
White 4,560 3,569 73.7 71.9-75.4 441 11.5 10.3-12.9 255 6.5 5.6- 7.6 263 7.5 6.5- 8.6 32 0.8 0.5- 1.3
African American 1,184 974 78.9 75.5-81.9 116 11.7 9.4-14.6 51 5.5 3.9- 7.7 37 3.5 2.5- 5.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 481 309 62.7 56.5-68.5 44 8.9 6.1-12.8 50 10.9 7.6-15.5 53 12.4 8.5-17.9 25 5.1 3.4- 7.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 403 235 56.9 50.9-62.8 41 10.9 7.2-16.1 49 11.1 8.2-14.8 46 13.1 9.5-17.8 32 8.0 5.6-11.4
Non-Hispanic 5,858 4,645 75.0 73.4-76.6 563 11.4 10.3-12.6 312 6.4 5.6- 7.4 305 6.6 5.7- 7.6 33 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-34 1,137 714 61.7 58.2-65.1 175 15.7 13.3-18.5 113 10.2 8.2-12.6 108 10.2 8.1-12.6 27 2.2 1.4- 3.4
35-54 2,082 1,510 71.8 69.3-74.1 249 12.2 10.5-14.1 152 7.1 5.9- 8.7 147 7.9 6.5- 9.5 24 1.0 0.6- 1.5
55-64 1,178 963 81.7 78.6-84.6 99 9.1 6.9-12.0 53 4.6 3.3- 6.4 60 4.4 3.2- 5.9 *** *** ***
65-74 1,029 928 91.2 89.0-93.0 46 3.7 2.6- 5.2 26 2.1 1.3- 3.3 24 2.4 1.6- 3.8 *** *** ***
75+ 793 726 92.4 89.7-94.4 32 3.9 2.4- 6.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 767 555 66.2 61.5-70.6 56 10.2 7.3-14.0 52 7.9 5.7-10.8 77 12.3 9.5-15.7 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,718 1,345 74.2 71.1-77.0 155 10.5 8.6-12.8 97 6.3 4.8- 8.1 103 8.0 6.1-10.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,689 1,318 74.4 71.5-77.1 164 11.5 9.6-13.7 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3 94 6.2 4.9- 7.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,086 1,660 77.0 74.5-79.3 227 12.5 10.7-14.5 109 5.9 4.8- 7.4 79 4.1 3.2- 5.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 509 68.9 64.0-73.3 59 11.4 8.4-15.4 48 6.7 4.7- 9.3 56 11.1 8.3-14.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,045 745 65.0 61.0-68.7 104 13.2 10.5-16.5 84 8.9 6.8-11.5 96 11.2 9.0-14.0 16 1.7 1.0- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 650 490 68.4 62.7-73.7 75 13.5 9.8-18.4 38 7.8 5.3-11.3 45 10.0 6.5-15.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 764 616 77.5 73.2-81.2 83 12.2 9.4-15.6 31 4.5 3.0- 6.8 30 5.2 3.2- 8.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 2,064 1,668 78.5 76.0-80.7 203 10.9 9.2-12.8 103 6.0 4.7- 7.6 80 4.3 3.3- 5.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,560 1,309 81.1 78.1-83.8 109 8.8 6.7-11.3 64 4.8 3.5- 6.5 69 4.8 3.6- 6.4 *** *** ***
No 4,658 3,536 71.8 70.0-73.5 491 12.0 10.8-13.3 296 7.3 6.3- 8.4 281 7.6 6.6- 8.8 54 1.3 0.9- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 766 650 83.9 80.4-86.8 60 9.1 6.8-12.1 24 3.2 2.0- 5.1 32 3.8 2.5- 5.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,515 4,244 72.4 70.8-74.1 546 11.6 10.5-12.9 338 7.2 6.3- 8.2 322 7.5 6.5- 8.5 65 1.3 1.0- 1.7

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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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