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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,844 9,210 80.7 79.8-81.6 2,634 19.3 18.4-20.2
-Piedmont NC 6,340 5,014 81.8 80.5-82.9 1,326 18.2 17.1-19.5
GENDER
Male 2,512 1,994 81.3 79.3-83.1 518 18.7 16.9-20.7
Female 3,828 3,020 82.2 80.6-83.6 808 17.8 16.4-19.4
RACE
White 4,603 3,740 84.3 83.0-85.6 863 15.7 14.4-17.0
African American 1,188 892 78.2 75.0-81.0 296 21.8 19.0-25.0
Other minorities 490 332 70.8 65.5-75.7 158 29.2 24.3-34.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 411 271 63.7 57.8-69.1 140 36.3 30.9-42.2
Non-Hispanic 5,907 4,724 83.2 81.9-84.3 1,183 16.8 15.7-18.1
AGE
18-34 1,167 1,047 90.7 88.8-92.4 120 9.3 7.6-11.2
35-54 2,091 1,708 81.7 79.5-83.7 383 18.3 16.3-20.5
55-64 1,183 906 76.2 72.8-79.3 277 23.8 20.7-27.2
65-74 1,036 782 75.6 72.1-78.8 254 24.4 21.2-27.9
75+ 797 514 62.6 58.2-66.9 283 37.4 33.1-41.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 770 393 57.0 52.4-61.5 377 43.0 38.5-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,745 1,292 79.1 76.7-81.3 453 20.9 18.7-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,706 1,392 86.6 84.7-88.2 314 13.4 11.8-15.3
College Graduate 2,094 1,914 93.5 92.1-94.6 180 6.5 5.4- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 697 365 58.3 53.6-62.9 332 41.7 37.1-46.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,053 721 72.3 68.7-75.5 332 27.7 24.5-31.3
$25,000- 34,999 654 511 81.9 78.1-85.2 143 18.1 14.8-21.9
$35,000- 49,999 764 658 85.6 81.6-88.8 106 14.4 11.2-18.4
$50,000+ 2,075 1,937 94.4 93.2-95.5 138 5.6 4.5- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,571 755 49.5 46.2-52.8 816 50.5 47.2-53.8
No 4,705 4,213 90.0 88.9-91.0 492 10.0 9.0-11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 774 592 79.6 76.2-82.7 182 20.4 17.3-23.8
Non-Veteran 5,563 4,420 82.0 80.7-83.3 1,143 18.0 16.7-19.3

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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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