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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 8,840 1,430 18.5 17.3-19.6 7,410 81.5 80.4-82.7
-Piedmont NC 5,157 822 18.1 16.7-19.6 4,335 81.9 80.4-83.3
GENDER
Male 2,032 264 15.0 13.1-17.2 1,768 85.0 82.8-86.9
Female 3,125 558 20.9 18.9-23.0 2,567 79.1 77.0-81.1
RACE
White 3,722 474 14.1 12.6-15.8 3,248 85.9 84.2-87.4
African American 1,007 233 25.6 22.1-29.5 774 74.4 70.5-77.9
Other minorities 353 100 28.1 22.7-34.3 253 71.9 65.7-77.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 320 100 30.5 25.1-36.5 220 69.5 63.5-74.9
Non-Hispanic 4,807 716 17.0 15.6-18.6 4,091 83.0 81.4-84.4
AGE
18-34 834 185 20.9 17.9-24.3 649 79.1 75.7-82.1
35-54 1,606 351 21.8 19.3-24.5 1,255 78.2 75.5-80.7
55-64 1,014 184 17.2 14.4-20.4 830 82.8 79.6-85.6
65-74 902 57 6.7 4.7- 9.5 845 93.3 90.5-95.3
75+ 751 41 5.5 3.7- 8.0 710 94.5 92.0-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 672 175 29.3 24.9-34.1 497 70.7 65.9-75.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,382 257 21.4 18.5-24.6 1,125 78.6 75.4-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 234 17.7 15.2-20.6 1,115 82.3 79.4-84.8
College Graduate 1,748 156 9.2 7.5-11.2 1,592 90.8 88.8-92.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 201 39.9 34.5-45.7 360 60.1 54.3-65.5
$15,000- 24,999 884 262 34.3 30.3-38.7 622 65.7 61.3-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 475 82 22.7 17.7-28.6 393 77.3 71.4-82.3
$35,000- 49,999 600 59 13.7 10.1-18.5 541 86.3 81.5-89.9
$50,000+ 1,612 80 5.2 3.9- 6.9 1,532 94.8 93.1-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,354 325 27.9 24.6-31.4 1,029 72.1 68.6-75.4
No 3,731 483 15.4 13.9-17.1 3,248 84.6 82.9-86.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 576 44 9.1 6.4-12.9 532 90.9 87.1-93.6
Non-Veteran 4,578 778 19.1 17.5-20.7 3,800 80.9 79.3-82.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,867 304 19.5 17.0-22.4 1,563 80.5 77.6-83.0
No 3,290 518 17.5 15.9-19.3 2,772 82.5 80.7-84.1

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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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