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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 7,269 1,043 16.2 15.2-17.3 6,226 83.8 82.7-84.8
-Piedmont NC 3,994 592 16.9 15.5-18.4 3,402 83.1 81.6-84.5
GENDER
Male 1,730 215 13.8 12.0-16.0 1,515 86.2 84.0-88.0
Female 2,264 377 19.8 17.8-21.9 1,887 80.2 78.1-82.2
RACE
White 2,789 328 14.6 13.0-16.4 2,461 85.4 83.6-87.0
African American 817 166 20.7 17.7-24.1 651 79.3 75.9-82.3
Other minorities 331 85 24.3 19.5-29.8 246 75.7 70.2-80.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 324 102 29.6 24.4-35.4 222 70.4 64.6-75.6
Non-Hispanic 3,638 485 15.7 14.2-17.2 3,153 84.3 82.8-85.8
AGE
18-34 746 154 19.7 16.7-23.0 592 80.3 77.0-83.3
35-54 1,198 237 19.9 17.5-22.6 961 80.1 77.4-82.5
55-64 769 138 18.5 15.6-21.8 631 81.5 78.2-84.4
65-74 703 30 4.5 3.0- 6.7 673 95.5 93.3-97.0
75+ 505 25 6.5 4.2-10.0 480 93.5 90.0-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 488 129 28.1 23.6-33.2 359 71.9 66.8-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 183 19.6 16.8-22.7 823 80.4 77.3-83.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 159 16.5 14.0-19.3 856 83.5 80.7-86.0
College Graduate 1,466 118 8.7 7.1-10.6 1,348 91.3 89.4-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 149 35.2 30.2-40.7 297 64.8 59.3-69.8
$15,000- 24,999 623 175 32.5 28.0-37.2 448 67.5 62.8-72.0
$25,000- 34,999 355 64 20.3 15.7-25.9 291 79.7 74.1-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 435 45 14.9 10.8-20.2 390 85.1 79.8-89.2
$50,000+ 1,342 62 5.3 4.0- 6.9 1,280 94.7 93.1-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 976 220 28.0 24.6-31.7 756 72.0 68.3-75.4
No 2,868 345 13.9 12.4-15.6 2,523 86.1 84.4-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 472 49 12.0 8.8-16.0 423 88.0 84.0-91.2
Non-Veteran 3,512 541 17.5 16.0-19.1 2,971 82.5 80.9-84.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,522 236 17.8 15.5-20.4 1,286 82.2 79.6-84.5
No 2,472 356 16.3 14.6-18.1 2,116 83.7 81.9-85.4

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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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