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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
-Piedmont NC 5,110 4,035 73.0 71.2-74.7 471 12.0 10.7-13.4 295 7.4 6.4- 8.5 265 6.4 5.5- 7.5 44 1.2 0.8- 1.7
GENDER
Male 2,013 1,493 67.3 64.5-70.0 209 13.4 11.4-15.7 136 8.7 7.2-10.5 142 8.6 7.0-10.4 33 2.0 1.3- 3.0
Female 3,097 2,542 78.2 75.9-80.2 262 10.7 9.1-12.4 159 6.2 5.0- 7.6 123 4.5 3.5- 5.8 *** *** ***
RACE
White 3,688 2,933 73.8 71.7-75.9 341 12.3 10.7-14.0 194 6.3 5.3- 7.5 199 6.7 5.6- 8.0 *** *** ***
African American 999 821 75.7 71.7-79.3 92 12.4 9.8-15.6 47 6.8 4.8- 9.6 31 4.1 2.7- 6.0 *** *** ***
Other minorities 350 228 61.9 55.4-68.0 31 9.4 6.3-13.8 48 15.5 11.2-21.0 29 9.6 6.3-14.3 14 3.7 2.1- 6.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 317 203 61.7 55.4-67.7 32 10.6 7.3-15.3 39 13.5 9.6-18.6 25 7.9 5.1-12.1 18 6.2 3.9- 9.9
Non-Hispanic 4,763 3,809 74.0 72.1-75.8 436 12.1 10.7-13.6 253 6.9 5.9- 8.0 239 6.3 5.4- 7.4 26 0.8 0.4- 1.3
AGE
18-34 824 512 59.8 55.7-63.7 129 17.1 14.1-20.7 91 11.1 8.8-13.8 77 10.2 8.0-13.0 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1
35-54 1,598 1,165 70.8 67.9-73.6 187 12.6 10.7-14.8 132 8.7 7.1-10.7 94 6.3 4.9- 8.0 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7
55-64 1,004 834 83.1 80.1-85.8 75 8.5 6.5-11.0 40 3.9 2.7- 5.5 50 4.2 3.0- 5.9 *** *** ***
65-74 896 796 88.6 85.4-91.2 51 6.3 4.4- 9.1 *** *** *** 28 2.6 1.6- 4.2 *** *** ***
75+ 740 688 94.2 92.0-95.9 27 3.5 2.2- 5.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 656 490 69.2 64.1-73.8 55 10.3 7.3-14.2 43 8.1 5.6-11.6 46 8.3 5.9-11.6 22 4.2 2.5- 6.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,365 1,082 71.0 67.4-74.4 119 13.0 10.4-16.1 73 7.5 5.7- 9.7 77 7.2 5.4- 9.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 1,064 73.7 70.2-77.0 124 11.6 9.3-14.3 86 8.2 6.3-10.5 68 6.2 4.5- 8.5 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,740 1,394 76.1 73.2-78.7 173 12.5 10.4-14.9 93 6.1 4.7- 7.9 74 4.9 3.8- 6.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 547 399 66.9 61.1-72.2 48 11.1 7.9-15.2 41 8.4 5.5-12.6 51 11.6 8.3-16.1 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 884 651 68.1 63.8-72.0 94 12.7 10.1-15.9 60 9.4 7.0-12.5 62 7.8 5.7-10.5 17 2.1 1.2- 3.6
$25,000- 34,999 474 364 69.1 63.0-74.7 35 9.6 6.4-14.3 38 11.1 7.8-15.6 31 8.5 5.4-13.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 596 479 75.5 70.4-80.0 52 10.5 7.7-14.3 31 6.2 4.1- 9.4 30 6.1 3.8- 9.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,606 1,312 77.6 74.5-80.4 159 12.3 10.0-14.9 75 5.3 4.0- 7.1 56 4.6 3.3- 6.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,331 1,129 81.5 78.4-84.3 86 7.9 6.1-10.2 54 4.7 3.4- 6.4 50 4.7 3.2- 6.7 *** *** ***
No 3,708 2,852 70.6 68.5-72.6 379 13.1 11.6-14.8 238 8.2 7.0- 9.5 207 6.9 5.8- 8.2 32 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 491 83.4 78.7-87.1 34 6.7 4.4- 9.9 17 5.0 2.9- 8.5 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,540 3,541 71.9 70.0-73.7 437 12.5 11.2-14.1 278 7.7 6.6- 8.8 245 6.7 5.7- 7.8 39 1.2 0.8- 1.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,850 1,490 74.7 71.5-77.6 151 10.4 8.4-12.9 93 6.7 5.2- 8.7 100 6.8 5.3- 8.7 *** *** ***
No 3,260 2,545 72.3 70.2-74.4 320 12.6 11.1-14.3 202 7.7 6.5- 9.0 165 6.3 5.2- 7.6 28 1.1 0.7- 1.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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