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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,736 527 4.4 3.9- 4.9 736 5.8 5.3- 6.4 778 6.0 5.5- 6.6 8,695 83.8 82.9-84.7
-Piedmont NC 5,715 257 4.5 3.8- 5.3 374 5.4 4.8- 6.2 379 5.6 4.9- 6.4 4,705 84.5 83.2-85.6
GENDER
Male 2,250 118 5.2 4.0- 6.6 143 5.1 4.2- 6.3 146 5.3 4.3- 6.4 1,843 84.4 82.5-86.2
Female 3,465 139 3.9 3.1- 4.8 231 5.7 4.8- 6.8 233 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,862 84.5 82.8-86.0
RACE
White 4,192 167 4.0 3.2- 4.9 286 5.7 5.0- 6.6 261 5.3 4.6- 6.2 3,478 85.0 83.6-86.3
African American 1,031 76 6.6 5.0- 8.7 68 6.0 4.3- 8.2 94 8.2 6.2-10.8 793 79.2 75.8-82.2
Other minorities 445 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 2.3 1.3- 4.1 391 91.1 86.5-94.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 375 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 357 96.5 94.2-97.9
Non-Hispanic 5,323 249 4.7 4.0- 5.6 366 5.8 5.1- 6.6 375 6.0 5.3- 6.9 4,333 83.5 82.1-84.7
AGE
18-34 960 30 3.5 2.2- 5.6 28 3.2 2.1- 4.8 19 2.3 1.4- 3.8 883 91.0 88.4-93.0
35-54 1,899 74 4.2 3.1- 5.6 109 5.0 4.0- 6.2 139 6.7 5.4- 8.2 1,577 84.2 82.0-86.1
55-64 1,119 55 5.9 4.3- 8.1 102 8.5 6.5-11.1 120 9.7 7.8-12.0 842 75.9 72.5-79.0
65-74 963 51 4.5 3.3- 6.2 74 7.2 5.4- 9.6 56 4.5 3.3- 6.3 782 83.7 80.7-86.3
75+ 725 47 7.0 4.9- 9.9 58 7.8 5.7-10.6 43 6.1 4.2- 8.7 577 79.1 75.1-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 50 7.4 5.0-10.8 63 8.3 5.9-11.5 92 12.5 9.6-16.2 482 71.8 67.1-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,569 76 4.4 3.4- 5.8 116 6.4 5.2- 7.9 132 6.5 5.2- 8.1 1,245 82.7 80.3-84.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 63 4.3 3.1- 5.9 111 5.1 4.0- 6.4 112 5.2 4.1- 6.4 1,249 85.5 83.3-87.4
College Graduate 1,907 67 3.0 2.2- 4.2 84 3.3 2.5- 4.3 42 1.2 0.8- 1.7 1,714 92.5 91.1-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 619 45 7.5 5.1-11.0 80 10.3 7.8-13.4 125 18.5 14.9-22.9 369 63.7 58.6-68.4
$15,000- 24,999 954 50 4.5 3.2- 6.3 82 7.2 5.5- 9.3 96 8.9 6.7-11.8 726 79.4 75.9-82.5
$25,000- 34,999 584 28 3.9 2.5- 6.1 40 6.3 4.3- 9.0 32 4.1 2.7- 6.2 484 85.6 82.1-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 709 28 3.2 2.1- 5.0 54 5.9 4.3- 8.0 33 3.5 2.4- 5.2 594 87.3 84.5-89.7
$50,000+ 1,905 51 2.7 1.9- 3.9 48 2.0 1.4- 2.8 26 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,780 94.0 92.6-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 690 48 6.3 4.6- 8.7 64 8.9 6.7-11.7 56 7.9 5.8-10.8 522 76.9 72.9-80.4
Non-Veteran 5,023 209 4.3 3.5- 5.1 310 5.0 4.3- 5.8 323 5.3 4.6- 6.2 4,181 85.4 84.0-86.6

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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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