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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,835 7,529 80.2 78.9-81.3 1,306 19.8 18.7-21.1
-Piedmont NC 5,155 4,392 80.7 79.2-82.2 763 19.3 17.8-20.8
GENDER
Male 2,029 1,699 78.7 76.2-81.0 330 21.3 19.0-23.8
Female 3,126 2,693 82.6 80.6-84.4 433 17.4 15.6-19.4
RACE
White 3,724 3,336 86.9 85.2-88.4 388 13.1 11.6-14.8
African American 1,006 813 74.3 70.3-77.9 193 25.7 22.1-29.7
Other minorities 350 188 53.6 47.2-59.9 162 46.4 40.1-52.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 319 123 38.2 32.2-44.6 196 61.8 55.4-67.8
Non-Hispanic 4,806 4,243 84.5 82.9-85.9 563 15.5 14.1-17.1
AGE
18-34 831 599 72.1 68.3-75.5 232 27.9 24.5-31.7
35-54 1,606 1,257 77.6 75.0-80.1 349 22.4 19.9-25.0
55-64 1,014 859 84.6 81.6-87.3 155 15.4 12.7-18.4
65-74 902 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 753 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 672 453 56.4 51.3-61.3 219 43.6 38.7-48.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,376 1,137 76.2 72.8-79.3 239 23.8 20.7-27.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,351 1,160 84.8 82.2-87.1 191 15.2 12.9-17.8
College Graduate 1,750 1,636 94.2 92.8-95.3 114 5.8 4.7- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 382 56.3 50.5-62.0 179 43.7 38.0-49.5
$15,000- 24,999 885 611 59.0 54.6-63.3 274 41.0 36.7-45.4
$25,000- 34,999 477 394 76.1 70.3-81.0 83 23.9 19.0-29.7
$35,000- 49,999 601 548 87.4 82.8-90.9 53 12.6 9.1-17.2
$50,000+ 1,611 1,561 95.8 94.0-97.0 50 4.2 3.0- 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,358 1,203 84.5 81.4-87.1 155 15.5 12.9-18.6
No 3,724 3,133 79.8 78.0-81.5 591 20.2 18.5-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 576 536 90.9 87.0-93.7 40 9.1 6.3-13.0
Non-Veteran 4,576 3,853 79.6 78.0-81.2 723 20.4 18.8-22.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,868 1,612 81.4 78.6-83.9 256 18.6 16.1-21.4
No 3,287 2,780 80.5 78.6-82.2 507 19.5 17.8-21.4

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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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