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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 10,371 4,379 48.1 46.8-49.4 5,992 51.9 50.6-53.2
-Piedmont NC 5,524 2,401 49.0 47.2-50.7 3,123 51.0 49.3-52.8
GENDER
Male 2,167 951 49.2 46.4-51.9 1,216 50.8 48.1-53.6
Female 3,357 1,450 48.7 46.5-51.0 1,907 51.3 49.0-53.5
RACE
White 4,059 1,756 50.0 48.0-52.0 2,303 50.0 48.0-52.0
African American 995 465 50.7 46.7-54.8 530 49.3 45.2-53.3
Other minorities 426 166 38.8 32.5-45.6 260 61.2 54.4-67.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 353 133 36.8 31.0-43.1 220 63.2 56.9-69.0
Non-Hispanic 5,154 2,264 50.0 48.1-51.8 2,890 50.0 48.2-51.9
AGE
18-34 920 599 67.2 63.5-70.7 321 32.8 29.3-36.5
35-54 1,847 905 48.3 45.5-51.2 942 51.7 48.8-54.5
55-64 1,086 436 40.4 36.7-44.1 650 59.6 55.9-63.3
65-74 927 300 32.6 28.9-36.6 627 67.4 63.4-71.1
75+ 693 148 23.2 19.3-27.6 545 76.8 72.4-80.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 665 252 43.3 38.2-48.4 413 56.7 51.6-61.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,507 684 52.8 49.5-56.1 823 47.2 43.9-50.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,495 716 54.2 50.9-57.4 779 45.8 42.6-49.1
College Graduate 1,837 744 42.9 40.0-45.8 1,093 57.1 54.2-60.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 602 292 54.1 48.8-59.3 310 45.9 40.7-51.2
$15,000- 24,999 911 414 51.0 46.7-55.2 497 49.0 44.8-53.3
$25,000- 34,999 564 259 50.6 45.0-56.1 305 49.4 43.9-55.0
$35,000- 49,999 679 311 51.7 46.9-56.5 368 48.3 43.5-53.1
$50,000+ 1,841 767 45.7 42.7-48.7 1,074 54.3 51.3-57.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,411 580 45.5 42.1-49.0 831 54.5 51.0-57.9
No 4,090 1,809 49.8 47.8-51.8 2,281 50.2 48.2-52.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 667 258 40.0 35.5-44.7 409 60.0 55.3-64.5
Non-Veteran 4,854 2,141 50.1 48.2-51.9 2,713 49.9 48.1-51.8

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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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