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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 11,866 2,023 18.9 18.0-19.8 9,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
-Piedmont NC 6,345 1,073 18.5 17.3-19.8 5,272 81.5 80.2-82.7
GENDER
Male 2,512 370 15.9 14.2-17.8 2,142 84.1 82.2-85.8
Female 3,833 703 20.9 19.3-22.7 3,130 79.1 77.3-80.7
RACE
White 4,607 650 15.6 14.3-17.0 3,957 84.4 83.0-85.7
African American 1,189 268 23.3 20.3-26.5 921 76.7 73.5-79.7
Other minorities 490 146 28.1 23.3-33.6 344 71.9 66.4-76.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 410 135 32.7 27.5-38.4 275 67.3 61.6-72.5
Non-Hispanic 5,911 935 17.4 16.2-18.7 4,976 82.6 81.3-83.8
AGE
18-34 1,161 276 21.7 19.2-24.6 885 78.3 75.4-80.8
35-54 2,094 473 21.9 19.8-24.1 1,621 78.1 75.9-80.2
55-64 1,183 218 18.8 16.1-21.9 965 81.2 78.1-83.9
65-74 1,037 65 6.2 4.6- 8.3 972 93.8 91.7-95.4
75+ 802 34 4.3 2.9- 6.5 768 95.7 93.5-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 769 207 28.7 24.7-33.0 562 71.3 67.0-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,746 334 20.1 17.9-22.6 1,412 79.9 77.4-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,706 330 19.9 17.6-22.4 1,376 80.1 77.6-82.4
College Graduate 2,099 201 9.4 8.0-11.2 1,898 90.6 88.8-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 253 42.8 38.0-47.8 441 57.2 52.2-62.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 328 33.5 30.0-37.3 727 66.5 62.7-70.0
$25,000- 34,999 655 118 17.5 14.2-21.3 537 82.5 78.7-85.8
$35,000- 49,999 767 100 13.6 10.6-17.2 667 86.4 82.8-89.4
$50,000+ 2,074 134 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,940 93.1 91.6-94.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,574 383 28.0 25.1-31.1 1,191 72.0 68.9-74.9
No 4,707 683 16.2 14.9-17.6 4,024 83.8 82.4-85.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 773 63 9.6 7.2-12.7 710 90.4 87.3-92.8
Non-Veteran 5,569 1,010 19.6 18.3-21.0 4,559 80.4 79.0-81.7

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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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