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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,844 1,998 18.7 17.7-19.7 3,554 31.4 30.3-32.5 3,658 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,806 14.1 13.3-14.9 828 5.2 4.8- 5.7
-Piedmont NC 6,340 1,124 19.6 18.3-21.0 1,970 32.3 30.7-33.8 1,920 29.9 28.4-31.4 945 13.8 12.8-15.0 381 4.4 3.9- 5.0
GENDER
Male 2,512 448 20.0 17.9-22.2 780 32.5 30.2-35.0 766 28.8 26.5-31.2 378 14.4 12.7-16.2 140 4.3 3.5- 5.4
Female 3,828 676 19.2 17.6-21.0 1,190 32.0 30.1-34.0 1,154 30.9 29.0-32.9 567 13.3 12.0-14.8 241 4.5 3.8- 5.3
RACE
White 4,603 898 21.5 19.9-23.1 1,527 35.3 33.4-37.1 1,315 27.6 26.0-29.4 580 11.1 10.0-12.3 283 4.6 3.9- 5.3
African American 1,188 151 16.1 13.3-19.2 310 27.4 24.2-30.9 431 34.7 31.4-38.2 226 17.2 14.6-20.1 70 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Other minorities 490 64 14.2 10.3-19.3 116 22.0 17.5-27.2 152 34.7 28.9-40.9 133 26.0 21.4-31.3 25 3.1 1.9- 5.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 411 54 12.9 9.1-18.0 89 21.0 16.5-26.4 128 29.7 24.6-35.3 126 33.3 28.0-39.1 14 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Non-Hispanic 5,907 1,066 20.1 18.7-21.6 1,875 33.1 31.6-34.8 1,783 29.9 28.4-31.5 817 12.3 11.2-13.4 366 4.5 4.0- 5.2
AGE
18-34 1,167 279 25.4 22.4-28.6 414 34.5 31.3-37.9 354 30.8 27.6-34.2 109 8.4 6.9-10.3 *** *** ***
35-54 2,091 431 20.1 18.1-22.3 698 34.3 31.8-36.8 579 27.3 25.0-29.7 283 14.3 12.4-16.3 100 4.1 3.2- 5.1
55-64 1,183 178 14.7 12.4-17.3 362 29.8 26.6-33.1 366 31.8 28.4-35.3 182 16.1 13.5-19.1 95 7.7 5.8-10.2
65-74 1,036 144 13.8 11.4-16.6 292 28.0 24.6-31.7 346 33.8 30.2-37.5 182 18.0 15.2-21.3 72 6.4 4.8- 8.4
75+ 797 79 9.6 7.3-12.7 180 22.1 18.7-25.9 255 30.9 27.0-35.0 183 25.3 21.5-29.6 100 12.1 9.5-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 770 52 9.2 6.7-12.5 93 14.2 11.0-18.1 248 33.7 29.4-38.2 250 31.0 26.9-35.4 127 12.0 9.5-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,745 202 16.4 13.8-19.3 479 30.3 27.5-33.4 611 32.4 29.6-35.3 317 16.0 14.0-18.2 136 5.0 4.0- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,706 276 18.0 15.8-20.5 582 36.8 33.9-39.8 534 31.7 28.9-34.7 236 10.5 9.0-12.2 78 3.0 2.3- 3.9
College Graduate 2,094 588 30.9 28.3-33.6 813 39.6 36.9-42.4 513 22.9 20.7-25.3 142 5.6 4.5- 6.8 38 1.0 0.7- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 697 48 10.1 7.2-14.1 113 18.7 15.1-22.8 204 29.5 25.2-34.2 199 26.6 22.7-30.9 133 15.1 12.1-18.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 106 13.3 10.6-16.5 223 23.1 19.8-26.8 392 35.9 32.3-39.6 244 21.6 18.6-25.0 88 6.1 4.7- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 654 98 18.9 14.7-24.1 198 30.4 26.0-35.2 215 32.6 27.8-37.8 114 15.4 12.3-19.2 29 2.6 1.7- 4.0
$35,000- 49,999 764 124 18.4 14.8-22.7 277 36.0 31.8-40.4 257 31.2 27.1-35.5 87 12.7 9.6-16.6 19 1.8 1.0- 3.1
$50,000+ 2,075 584 28.2 25.8-30.8 837 41.8 39.0-44.6 516 24.4 22.1-26.9 114 4.6 3.7- 5.8 24 1.0 0.6- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 64 5.2 3.7- 7.2 236 14.9 12.8-17.2 455 29.4 26.5-32.6 497 32.8 29.8-36.0 319 17.7 15.4-20.2
No 4,705 1,050 23.2 21.7-24.9 1,722 36.8 35.0-38.6 1,441 30.0 28.3-31.7 436 9.0 8.0-10.1 56 1.0 0.7- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 774 136 18.9 15.7-22.6 213 28.5 24.7-32.8 243 32.2 28.2-36.4 135 15.8 13.0-19.0 47 4.6 3.3- 6.5
Non-Veteran 5,563 988 19.7 18.3-21.2 1,756 32.7 31.1-34.4 1,676 29.6 28.1-31.3 809 13.6 12.5-14.8 334 4.4 3.8- 5.1

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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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