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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,860 9,933 79.0 78.0-80.0 1,927 21.0 20.0-22.0
-Piedmont NC 6,340 5,343 80.0 78.6-81.3 997 20.0 18.7-21.4
GENDER
Male 2,511 2,082 78.4 76.2-80.6 429 21.6 19.4-23.8
Female 3,829 3,261 81.4 79.6-83.0 568 18.6 17.0-20.4
RACE
White 4,604 4,114 85.8 84.3-87.2 490 14.2 12.8-15.7
African American 1,185 918 73.8 70.4-77.1 267 26.2 22.9-29.6
Other minorities 491 261 53.1 47.1-58.9 230 46.9 41.1-52.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 412 161 34.3 29.0-40.0 251 65.7 60.0-71.0
Non-Hispanic 5,904 5,160 83.6 82.2-84.9 744 16.4 15.1-17.8
AGE
18-34 1,159 797 68.1 64.7-71.3 362 31.9 28.7-35.3
35-54 2,096 1,658 78.6 76.4-80.7 438 21.4 19.3-23.6
55-64 1,184 1,021 86.0 83.4-88.3 163 14.0 11.7-16.6
65-74 1,039 1,022 98.4 97.2-99.1 17 1.6 0.9- 2.8
75+ 800 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 518 60.8 56.2-65.3 256 39.2 34.7-43.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,738 1,378 74.1 71.1-76.9 360 25.9 23.1-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,705 1,446 82.4 79.9-84.7 259 17.6 15.3-20.1
College Graduate 2,100 1,983 94.4 92.9-95.5 117 5.6 4.5- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 698 468 58.5 53.5-63.3 230 41.5 36.7-46.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,060 710 58.7 54.8-62.6 350 41.3 37.4-45.2
$25,000- 34,999 653 541 77.2 72.1-81.6 112 22.8 18.4-27.9
$35,000- 49,999 766 701 89.6 85.9-92.4 65 10.4 7.6-14.1
$50,000+ 2,077 2,014 95.7 94.2-96.9 63 4.3 3.1- 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,575 1,384 84.3 81.6-86.7 191 15.7 13.3-18.4
No 4,700 3,904 78.9 77.3-80.5 796 21.1 19.5-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 770 717 91.3 88.4-93.6 53 8.7 6.4-11.6
Non-Veteran 5,567 4,624 78.6 77.0-80.0 943 21.4 20.0-23.0

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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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