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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,983 1,721 57.0 54.9-59.1 1,262 43.0 40.9-45.1
-Piedmont NC 1,567 900 57.0 54.1-59.9 667 43.0 40.1-45.9
RACE
White 1,160 662 57.0 53.6-60.3 498 43.0 39.7-46.4
African American 319 199 60.7 54.3-66.7 120 39.3 33.3-45.7
Other minorities 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,504 876 58.1 55.1-61.0 628 41.9 39.0-44.9
AGE
40-54 489 267 54.2 49.2-59.0 222 45.8 41.0-50.8
55-64 381 251 65.7 60.2-70.8 130 34.3 29.2-39.8
65-74 390 240 60.3 54.6-65.6 150 39.7 34.4-45.4
75+ 307 142 46.6 40.4-53.0 165 53.4 47.0-59.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 65 38.5 30.2-47.6 102 61.5 52.4-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 218 50.6 45.1-56.1 203 49.4 43.9-54.9
Some Post-H.S. 415 246 60.3 54.7-65.6 169 39.7 34.4-45.3
College Graduate 561 370 67.1 62.6-71.4 191 32.9 28.6-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 152 57 33.5 24.7-43.5 95 66.5 56.5-75.3
$15,000- 24,999 246 117 44.5 37.4-51.8 129 55.5 48.2-62.6
$25,000- 34,999 151 87 56.8 47.5-65.6 64 43.2 34.4-52.5
$35,000- 49,999 176 111 61.2 52.2-69.6 65 38.8 30.4-47.8
$50,000+ 487 333 68.4 63.5-73.0 154 31.6 27.0-36.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 517 268 49.8 44.7-54.9 249 50.2 45.1-55.3
No 1,042 632 60.7 57.2-64.1 410 39.3 35.9-42.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,534 882 57.2 54.3-60.1 652 42.8 39.9-45.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 557 321 56.1 51.1-60.9 236 43.9 39.1-48.9
No 1,010 579 57.5 53.9-61.0 431 42.5 39.0-46.1

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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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