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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,116 1,385 39.0 36.6-41.5 170 6.0 5.0- 7.3 46 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,515 53.1 50.6-55.6
-Piedmont NC 1,697 741 37.6 34.4-40.8 104 6.6 5.2- 8.5 21 2.0 1.2- 3.4 831 53.8 50.4-57.2
GENDER
Male 712 271 33.6 28.8-38.8 35 5.3 3.4- 8.0 *** *** *** 394 58.9 53.6-63.9
Female 985 470 41.2 37.0-45.4 69 7.9 5.8-10.6 *** *** *** 437 49.2 44.7-53.6
RACE
White 1,173 543 40.9 37.0-44.8 61 6.0 4.4- 8.3 *** *** *** 558 51.5 47.5-55.5
African American 357 136 27.7 21.8-34.5 32 9.4 6.1-14.4 *** *** *** 182 59.5 52.1-66.5
Other minorities 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,547 686 37.8 34.5-41.2 95 6.4 5.0- 8.3 *** *** *** 751 54.1 50.5-57.6
AGE
18-34 262 78 29.5 22.5-37.6 25 8.2 5.2-12.8 *** *** *** 149 57.6 49.5-65.3
35-54 513 189 33.3 28.4-38.6 36 7.8 5.3-11.4 *** *** *** 283 57.9 52.4-63.2
55-64 344 165 46.3 40.0-52.7 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0 *** *** *** 158 47.6 41.2-54.1
65-74 335 175 49.9 43.5-56.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 144 45.7 39.3-52.2
75+ 220 123 55.1 47.1-62.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 41.7 34.1-49.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 75 31.0 22.9-40.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 59.6 49.9-68.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 430 165 32.7 27.1-38.9 24 4.6 2.8- 7.3 *** *** *** 238 62.1 55.7-68.1
Some Post-H.S. 435 192 38.8 32.4-45.5 32 8.0 5.2-12.2 *** *** *** 205 50.1 43.4-56.7
College Graduate 620 306 45.1 40.0-50.2 43 7.9 5.5-11.2 *** *** *** 265 46.0 40.9-51.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 55 23.3 16.1-32.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 68.2 58.0-76.9
$15,000- 24,999 290 104 31.6 24.4-39.8 22 10.3 6.1-16.8 *** *** *** 159 55.5 47.4-63.4
$25,000- 34,999 173 85 43.3 34.4-52.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 48.4 39.1-57.8
$35,000- 49,999 179 82 37.9 28.5-48.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 553 255 41.2 35.4-47.2 42 7.3 5.0-10.5 *** *** *** 249 49.7 43.7-55.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 460 200 37.5 32.0-43.4 26 4.4 2.8- 7.1 *** *** *** 232 57.1 51.1-63.0
No 1,228 538 37.7 33.9-41.6 77 7.3 5.5- 9.6 19 2.3 1.3- 4.1 594 52.7 48.7-56.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 199 95 41.9 33.4-50.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 50.9 41.9-59.9
Non-Veteran 1,496 646 37.1 33.7-40.6 92 6.8 5.3- 8.8 18 2.0 1.1- 3.6 740 54.1 50.5-57.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 540 243 40.0 34.4-45.9 29 5.9 3.7- 9.2 *** *** *** 264 52.9 46.9-58.7
No 1,157 498 36.4 32.6-40.3 75 7.0 5.2- 9.3 *** *** *** 567 54.3 50.2-58.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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