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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,581 4,785 40.7 39.5-41.9 694 6.7 6.1- 7.4 150 1.6 1.3- 2.0 4,952 51.0 49.7-52.2
-Piedmont NC 5,632 2,544 40.6 39.0-42.3 377 7.0 6.2- 8.0 91 1.8 1.4- 2.4 2,620 50.5 48.8-52.2
GENDER
Male 2,213 875 36.0 33.5-38.6 136 6.4 5.2- 7.9 49 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,153 55.2 52.5-57.9
Female 3,419 1,669 44.8 42.6-47.0 241 7.6 6.5- 8.9 42 1.3 0.9- 1.9 1,467 46.3 44.0-48.5
RACE
White 4,125 1,935 42.6 40.6-44.5 262 6.7 5.8- 7.8 57 1.4 1.0- 1.9 1,871 49.3 47.3-51.3
African American 1,025 444 39.0 35.2-42.9 82 8.3 6.4-10.9 19 2.4 1.4- 4.1 480 50.3 46.3-54.3
Other minorities 434 143 30.7 25.3-36.8 32 6.9 4.2-11.1 *** *** *** 246 59.0 52.6-65.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 371 109 25.5 20.8-30.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 230 64.3 58.2-69.9
Non-Hispanic 5,243 2,429 41.9 40.1-43.7 360 7.2 6.3- 8.2 74 1.6 1.2- 2.1 2,380 49.3 47.5-51.2
AGE
18-34 936 297 29.7 26.4-33.3 77 8.5 6.5-10.9 24 2.1 1.4- 3.4 538 59.7 55.9-63.4
35-54 1,871 729 38.2 35.5-41.0 160 8.4 7.0-10.1 37 2.4 1.6- 3.6 945 51.0 48.1-53.8
55-64 1,099 540 48.3 44.5-52.1 59 4.7 3.5- 6.2 *** *** *** 485 46.1 42.4-50.0
65-74 951 531 54.7 50.6-58.8 43 4.1 2.9- 5.7 *** *** *** 368 40.4 36.4-44.5
75+ 724 413 57.5 52.9-62.0 35 3.8 2.5- 5.7 *** *** *** 270 37.7 33.3-42.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 692 243 31.0 26.7-35.6 29 3.2 2.1- 4.8 *** *** *** 411 64.4 59.6-68.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,542 665 38.4 35.3-41.5 75 5.5 4.1- 7.4 21 1.2 0.7- 1.9 781 55.0 51.7-58.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,512 718 43.8 40.6-47.0 103 7.8 6.1-10.0 22 1.9 1.1- 3.0 669 46.6 43.3-49.8
College Graduate 1,866 909 45.1 42.1-48.0 169 10.0 8.4-11.9 38 2.6 1.7- 3.9 750 42.3 39.4-45.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 617 242 33.9 29.1-38.9 36 5.2 3.4- 7.7 *** *** *** 329 58.8 53.6-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 940 388 36.5 32.6-40.5 55 6.1 4.4- 8.3 *** *** *** 482 55.7 51.6-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 570 251 40.0 34.9-45.4 33 4.9 3.2- 7.3 *** *** *** 278 53.4 47.9-58.8
$35,000- 49,999 698 327 40.9 36.5-45.6 51 8.5 6.0-11.8 *** *** *** 310 48.9 44.1-53.7
$50,000+ 1,875 894 44.4 41.5-47.4 155 9.4 7.7-11.5 35 2.1 1.4- 3.2 791 44.1 41.1-47.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,422 693 46.7 43.2-50.2 69 4.9 3.7- 6.5 20 1.5 0.9- 2.5 640 46.9 43.5-50.4
No 4,186 1,839 39.1 37.2-41.0 307 7.6 6.6- 8.8 71 1.9 1.4- 2.6 1,969 51.4 49.4-53.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 673 333 48.9 44.2-53.6 37 5.7 3.7- 8.8 *** *** *** 289 43.1 38.5-47.8
Non-Veteran 4,957 2,210 39.6 37.9-41.4 340 7.2 6.3- 8.2 77 1.8 1.3- 2.3 2,330 51.4 49.5-53.3

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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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