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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,263 6,313 83.9 82.8-84.9 950 16.1 15.1-17.2
-Piedmont NC 3,989 3,439 83.3 81.8-84.7 550 16.7 15.3-18.2
GENDER
Male 1,731 1,466 82.7 80.5-84.8 265 17.3 15.2-19.5
Female 2,258 1,973 83.8 81.8-85.6 285 16.2 14.4-18.2
RACE
White 2,787 2,512 87.3 85.5-88.8 275 12.7 11.2-14.5
African American 815 691 82.7 79.4-85.5 124 17.3 14.5-20.6
Other minorities 330 192 55.7 49.3-62.0 138 44.3 38.0-50.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 323 124 33.4 27.7-39.5 199 66.6 60.5-72.3
Non-Hispanic 3,634 3,286 88.0 86.6-89.3 348 12.0 10.7-13.4
AGE
18-34 737 533 73.9 70.2-77.2 204 26.1 22.8-29.8
35-54 1,199 963 81.0 78.4-83.3 236 19.0 16.7-21.6
55-64 773 674 87.5 84.7-89.8 99 12.5 10.2-15.3
65-74 702 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 503 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 489 331 63.3 58.1-68.2 158 36.7 31.8-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,002 819 79.9 76.7-82.7 183 20.1 17.3-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,013 882 85.6 82.9-88.0 131 14.4 12.0-17.1
College Graduate 1,466 1,390 94.5 93.0-95.7 76 5.5 4.3- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 313 69.3 64.1-74.1 129 30.7 25.9-35.9
$15,000- 24,999 623 449 65.4 60.8-69.8 174 34.6 30.2-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 355 296 81.3 75.9-85.7 59 18.7 14.3-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 434 394 85.5 80.2-89.5 40 14.5 10.5-19.8
$50,000+ 1,344 1,299 95.9 94.3-97.1 45 4.1 2.9- 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 978 875 86.1 83.2-88.6 103 13.9 11.4-16.8
No 2,860 2,445 82.8 81.0-84.4 415 17.2 15.6-19.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 472 442 92.6 89.2-95.0 30 7.4 5.0-10.8
Non-Veteran 3,507 2,988 82.1 80.5-83.6 519 17.9 16.4-19.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,519 1,292 82.1 79.6-84.4 227 17.9 15.6-20.4
No 2,470 2,147 84.0 82.1-85.7 323 16.0 14.3-17.9

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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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