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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly or less often Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,382 291 2.9 2.5- 3.3 894 9.9 9.2-10.8 1,405 14.9 14.0-15.8 7,792 72.3 71.1-73.5
-Piedmont NC 5,536 162 2.9 2.4- 3.5 501 10.1 9.0-11.3 791 15.3 14.0-16.5 4,082 71.7 70.1-73.3
GENDER
Male 2,165 74 2.9 2.2- 3.9 299 14.4 12.5-16.6 357 17.1 15.2-19.2 1,435 65.6 62.9-68.1
Female 3,371 88 2.8 2.2- 3.7 202 6.3 5.3- 7.4 434 13.6 12.2-15.2 2,647 77.3 75.4-79.0
RACE
White 4,065 122 3.1 2.5- 3.8 338 9.4 8.2-10.7 574 15.6 14.2-17.1 3,031 72.0 70.1-73.8
African American 999 33 3.2 2.1- 4.7 122 12.6 10.2-15.6 165 16.1 13.4-19.3 679 68.1 64.2-71.7
Other minorities 429 *** *** *** 38 10.2 6.1-16.5 45 10.8 7.4-15.4 339 77.9 71.4-83.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 357 *** *** *** 30 7.4 5.0-10.9 39 10.6 7.4-14.9 284 80.7 75.7-85.0
Non-Hispanic 5,162 158 3.0 2.5- 3.7 471 10.4 9.2-11.6 752 15.7 14.4-17.0 3,781 71.0 69.2-72.6
AGE
18-34 907 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9 70 8.0 6.0-10.7 145 15.2 12.7-18.0 673 75.0 71.5-78.2
35-54 1,839 60 3.1 2.3- 4.3 200 12.2 10.3-14.5 307 17.2 15.1-19.5 1,272 67.4 64.6-70.1
55-64 1,092 43 4.8 3.3- 6.8 118 11.4 9.3-14.0 168 16.0 13.5-19.0 763 67.7 64.1-71.2
65-74 937 29 3.1 2.0- 4.8 81 10.5 8.1-13.4 115 12.0 9.6-14.9 712 74.4 70.7-77.8
75+ 710 *** *** *** 29 4.7 3.0- 7.2 53 9.2 6.7-12.4 617 84.7 80.9-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 683 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8 45 8.9 6.1-12.8 57 9.4 7.0-12.5 566 78.9 74.4-82.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,513 41 3.0 2.0- 4.4 162 11.6 9.4-14.2 184 13.7 11.6-16.1 1,126 71.7 68.5-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,491 50 2.6 1.8- 3.5 162 11.4 9.5-13.5 254 18.3 15.8-21.0 1,025 67.8 64.7-70.8
College Graduate 1,831 55 3.2 2.3- 4.4 132 8.1 6.5-10.0 295 16.9 14.8-19.2 1,349 71.8 69.1-74.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 609 *** *** *** 39 7.7 5.4-11.1 70 15.4 11.6-20.1 487 74.7 69.6-79.2
$15,000- 24,999 915 24 3.1 1.9- 4.9 81 7.8 6.0-10.1 117 13.2 10.6-16.2 693 75.9 72.3-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 562 17 3.7 2.1- 6.4 61 15.3 10.8-21.2 86 15.8 12.5-19.9 398 65.2 59.4-70.6
$35,000- 49,999 680 37 5.6 3.7- 8.4 87 14.5 11.1-18.8 112 15.6 12.5-19.3 444 64.3 59.4-68.9
$50,000+ 1,844 58 2.7 2.0- 3.7 174 10.3 8.6-12.3 327 19.1 16.8-21.5 1,285 67.9 65.1-70.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,416 37 2.5 1.7- 3.7 117 9.6 7.8-11.8 173 13.6 11.4-16.1 1,089 74.3 71.2-77.2
No 4,098 125 3.0 2.4- 3.7 384 10.3 9.0-11.7 615 15.7 14.3-17.2 2,974 71.0 69.1-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 661 25 3.8 2.4- 5.9 91 13.9 10.9-17.6 120 19.8 16.2-24.0 425 62.4 57.7-67.0
Non-Veteran 4,872 137 2.8 2.2- 3.4 410 9.7 8.5-10.9 671 14.7 13.5-16.1 3,654 72.8 71.1-74.5

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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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