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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,709 3,532 41.9 40.4-43.4 485 7.0 6.3- 7.9 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 3,589 49.3 47.7-50.8
-Piedmont NC 4,508 2,069 41.9 39.9-43.9 287 7.3 6.3- 8.5 61 1.9 1.4- 2.6 2,091 48.9 46.9-50.9
GENDER
Male 1,734 701 36.4 33.6-39.4 120 7.7 6.1- 9.6 29 1.9 1.3- 2.9 884 54.0 50.9-57.1
Female 2,774 1,368 46.7 44.1-49.4 167 7.0 5.8- 8.5 32 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,207 44.4 41.8-47.1
RACE
White 3,302 1,573 43.6 41.3-46.0 210 7.3 6.1- 8.7 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,487 47.7 45.3-50.1
African American 856 365 39.9 35.5-44.4 54 6.9 4.8- 9.9 *** *** *** 420 50.4 45.8-55.0
Other minorities 309 117 34.6 28.4-41.4 20 7.5 4.7-11.8 *** *** *** 160 54.2 47.3-60.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 287 104 37.5 31.2-44.2 14 5.4 3.1- 9.2 14 4.8 2.7- 8.5 155 52.3 45.6-58.9
Non-Hispanic 4,200 1,957 42.4 40.3-44.5 272 7.5 6.4- 8.7 46 1.6 1.1- 2.3 1,925 48.5 46.4-50.7
AGE
18-34 632 216 32.9 28.7-37.4 60 9.7 7.3-12.8 18 2.9 1.8- 4.8 338 54.5 49.8-59.1
35-54 1,401 567 39.7 36.4-43.0 104 8.0 6.3-10.1 29 2.3 1.4- 3.6 701 50.1 46.7-53.4
55-64 917 450 48.1 43.9-52.4 50 5.5 3.9- 7.8 *** *** *** 412 45.7 41.5-49.9
65-74 833 449 53.5 48.9-58.0 35 3.5 2.1- 5.8 *** *** *** 344 42.4 38.0-46.9
75+ 686 371 55.9 50.8-61.0 36 4.7 3.1- 7.0 *** *** *** 276 38.9 34.0-44.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 596 240 37.9 33.0-43.1 28 6.3 4.0- 9.9 *** *** *** 316 53.5 48.1-58.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,200 515 39.4 35.8-43.2 67 5.7 4.1- 7.8 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5 603 53.5 49.6-57.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,191 578 43.1 39.3-47.0 71 7.2 5.4- 9.6 *** *** *** 527 47.7 43.7-51.6
College Graduate 1,517 734 45.2 41.9-48.6 120 9.5 7.6-12.0 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 645 43.5 40.2-46.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 498 199 33.8 28.3-39.7 19 4.0 2.2- 7.1 *** *** *** 275 61.0 55.0-66.7
$15,000- 24,999 770 342 42.9 38.3-47.6 42 6.3 4.1- 9.7 *** *** *** 373 48.7 44.0-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 415 190 38.6 32.4-45.3 31 8.0 5.2-12.3 *** *** *** 188 52.2 45.5-58.9
$35,000- 49,999 517 268 47.6 41.8-53.4 32 6.7 4.4-10.3 *** *** *** 210 42.8 37.1-48.8
$50,000+ 1,421 673 44.5 41.1-48.1 110 8.6 6.8-10.9 *** *** *** 621 45.1 41.6-48.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,229 591 44.5 40.7-48.4 60 5.0 3.6- 7.0 *** *** *** 570 49.1 45.2-53.0
No 3,254 1,469 41.3 39.0-43.6 227 8.0 6.8- 9.5 53 2.0 1.5- 2.8 1,505 48.7 46.3-51.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 510 236 42.8 37.4-48.5 33 6.3 4.0- 9.7 *** *** *** 236 49.9 44.2-55.5
Non-Veteran 3,995 1,832 41.8 39.7-43.9 253 7.4 6.3- 8.6 56 2.0 1.4- 2.7 1,854 48.9 46.7-51.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,667 766 40.9 37.7-44.2 88 6.3 4.6- 8.4 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4 795 51.5 48.1-54.8
No 2,841 1,303 42.3 39.9-44.8 199 7.8 6.5- 9.2 43 2.1 1.4- 3.0 1,296 47.9 45.4-50.4

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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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