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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
-Piedmont NC 5,153 868 19.1 17.6-20.7 1,605 33.7 32.0-35.6 1,632 29.7 28.1-31.4 719 12.7 11.6-13.9 329 4.7 4.1- 5.5
GENDER
Male 2,028 357 19.6 17.4-22.1 624 33.7 31.0-36.5 629 29.1 26.7-31.7 291 12.6 11.0-14.4 127 4.9 3.9- 6.2
Female 3,125 511 18.7 16.7-20.8 981 33.8 31.5-36.2 1,003 30.3 28.1-32.6 428 12.7 11.2-14.4 202 4.5 3.7- 5.6
RACE
White 3,720 646 19.8 18.0-21.8 1,276 37.9 35.8-40.2 1,111 27.4 25.5-29.3 445 10.1 9.0-11.4 242 4.7 4.0- 5.7
African American 1,005 134 15.4 12.5-18.8 238 25.0 21.5-28.8 385 37.1 33.1-41.2 175 16.1 13.3-19.3 73 6.5 4.7- 8.8
Other minorities 352 66 20.4 15.5-26.4 77 25.6 20.0-32.1 108 30.1 24.7-36.3 90 22.5 18.0-27.8 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 319 48 12.8 9.3-17.3 52 18.5 13.8-24.3 116 37.3 31.3-43.6 92 28.7 23.4-34.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,803 814 19.7 18.1-21.4 1,546 35.1 33.2-37.0 1,507 29.1 27.4-30.8 619 11.2 10.1-12.4 317 4.9 4.2- 5.8
AGE
18-34 835 212 25.8 22.4-29.6 296 38.5 34.6-42.5 242 26.5 23.2-30.0 74 8.3 6.5-10.6 *** *** ***
35-54 1,604 334 19.4 17.1-21.9 533 34.5 31.6-37.6 455 28.6 25.9-31.6 207 12.7 10.8-14.8 75 4.7 3.5- 6.3
55-64 1,012 155 15.1 12.2-18.4 301 29.6 26.1-33.4 310 30.5 27.0-34.2 154 16.9 13.9-20.3 92 7.9 6.1-10.3
65-74 900 113 13.5 10.7-16.9 268 30.3 26.5-34.5 315 34.5 30.4-38.7 144 15.7 12.8-19.0 60 6.0 4.3- 8.4
75+ 752 48 6.1 4.0- 9.2 194 23.7 20.1-27.7 288 39.0 34.2-44.0 133 18.7 14.9-23.2 89 12.5 9.6-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 668 43 8.8 6.1-12.7 92 17.3 13.4-22.0 244 36.8 32.1-41.7 184 26.1 22.2-30.5 105 11.0 8.5-14.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,383 146 13.9 11.3-16.9 376 31.0 27.7-34.5 509 34.9 31.6-38.4 241 14.2 12.0-16.6 111 6.0 4.7- 7.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 191 18.0 15.2-21.2 456 37.6 34.1-41.3 446 29.2 26.1-32.5 176 11.5 9.5-13.8 80 3.6 2.6- 5.0
College Graduate 1,747 488 31.2 28.3-34.2 679 41.3 38.3-44.4 430 21.4 19.1-23.8 117 5.0 3.9- 6.3 33 1.2 0.7- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 559 41 10.5 7.1-15.2 74 14.9 10.9-19.9 193 34.8 29.6-40.3 136 25.5 20.8-30.8 115 14.4 11.3-18.2
$15,000- 24,999 881 99 14.5 11.4-18.3 182 21.3 17.9-25.0 301 33.0 29.0-37.1 211 23.7 20.3-27.6 88 7.6 5.7- 9.9
$25,000- 34,999 477 68 15.1 11.3-19.9 138 29.4 24.1-35.4 172 34.5 28.9-40.6 68 15.5 11.3-20.7 31 5.5 3.6- 8.4
$35,000- 49,999 601 90 16.1 12.4-20.6 236 43.0 37.7-48.4 197 28.9 24.5-33.8 60 8.1 5.9-10.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,609 425 27.9 25.0-31.0 676 42.9 39.7-46.1 403 23.7 21.1-26.5 94 4.7 3.6- 6.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,351 49 4.1 2.8- 5.9 205 16.9 14.2-19.9 454 33.5 30.1-37.1 372 28.1 24.9-31.6 271 17.5 14.9-20.4
No 3,729 803 23.0 21.1-24.9 1,381 38.4 36.3-40.5 1,157 28.8 26.9-30.8 334 8.5 7.4- 9.7 54 1.4 1.0- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 575 71 14.1 10.7-18.4 165 29.9 25.2-35.0 197 33.2 28.5-38.3 90 14.7 11.4-18.8 52 8.0 5.5-11.5
Non-Veteran 4,575 797 19.7 18.1-21.4 1,440 34.2 32.3-36.1 1,433 29.3 27.6-31.2 628 12.4 11.2-13.7 277 4.4 3.7- 5.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,866 267 15.1 12.9-17.5 577 33.8 30.8-37.0 591 30.3 27.5-33.3 291 15.0 13.0-17.3 140 5.8 4.5- 7.4
No 3,287 601 20.7 18.8-22.7 1,028 33.7 31.6-35.9 1,041 29.5 27.5-31.6 428 11.8 10.5-13.2 189 4.3 3.6- 5.2

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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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