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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-Piedmont 3,323 2,485 73.2 71.4-75.0 414 12.9 11.6-14.3 228 7.7 6.6- 8.8 164 5.0 4.2- 6.0 32 1.1 0.8- 1.7
GENDER
Male 1,416 969 67.6 64.8-70.4 197 13.7 11.8-15.8 122 9.4 7.7-11.4 104 7.3 5.9- 9.0 24 2.0 1.3- 3.2
Female 1,907 1,516 78.3 76.0-80.4 217 12.2 10.5-14.2 106 6.1 4.9- 7.5 60 3.0 2.3- 4.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,142 1,623 74.1 71.8-76.2 261 12.9 11.3-14.7 134 7.3 6.0- 8.7 115 5.3 4.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 687 578 81.8 77.9-85.1 66 9.8 7.5-12.8 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 17 3.3 1.9- 5.6 *** *** ***
Other 444 254 56.9 51.5-62.2 78 17.2 13.6-21.5 65 14.6 11.3-18.7 26 5.5 3.6- 8.3 21 5.9 3.5- 9.6
AGE
18-34 678 422 63.9 59.7-67.9 115 16.1 13.2-19.4 84 11.7 9.3-14.6 44 6.1 4.4- 8.4 *** *** ***
35-44 510 327 65.3 60.5-69.8 99 18.8 15.3-22.8 52 10.4 7.7-14.0 25 4.7 3.1- 7.1 *** *** ***
45-54 626 449 71.8 67.7-75.6 80 12.4 9.8-15.5 43 6.9 5.1- 9.4 47 7.5 5.4-10.3 *** *** ***
55-64 609 486 80.1 76.2-83.4 60 9.6 7.3-12.4 30 5.3 3.5- 7.8 31 4.8 3.2- 7.2 *** *** ***
65-74 514 463 90.8 87.6-93.2 28 5.3 3.5- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 337 298 88.0 83.5-91.5 26 7.7 5.1-11.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 232 68.8 62.7-74.3 44 12.4 8.8-17.3 30 8.5 5.7-12.6 22 5.8 3.6- 9.1 15 4.5 2.5- 8.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 830 635 73.5 69.8-76.9 98 12.7 10.3-15.5 48 7.4 5.4-10.1 42 5.7 4.0- 7.9 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 862 652 75.2 71.7-78.3 92 11.7 9.4-14.5 70 8.2 6.4-10.5 43 4.4 3.1- 6.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,271 954 73.3 70.5-75.9 179 14.8 12.7-17.1 80 7.0 5.5- 8.8 54 4.7 3.5- 6.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 207 70.4 63.8-76.3 37 12.3 8.4-17.6 20 9.1 5.7-14.2 21 5.8 3.5- 9.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 501 355 67.9 62.7-72.6 64 14.3 10.9-18.6 43 9.5 6.8-13.2 29 5.7 3.8- 8.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 281 210 73.8 67.2-79.5 31 11.3 7.7-16.3 22 9.7 6.0-15.4 18 5.1 3.0- 8.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 352 282 77.9 72.3-82.7 36 10.1 7.1-14.2 22 7.1 4.5-11.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 285 73.0 67.4-77.9 51 12.5 9.3-16.6 29 9.1 6.0-13.6 20 5.1 3.1- 8.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 830 632 75.3 71.9-78.4 108 13.3 11.0-16.1 55 6.8 5.2- 9.0 32 4.2 2.9- 6.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 733 596 80.5 76.9-83.7 66 8.2 6.2-10.6 35 5.9 4.0- 8.6 32 4.9 3.3- 7.3 *** *** ***
No 2,523 1,838 71.2 69.1-73.2 341 14.3 12.7-16.0 187 8.1 6.9- 9.4 129 5.1 4.2- 6.2 28 1.3 0.9- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 373 305 80.4 75.4-84.6 43 12.8 9.4-17.3 14 4.0 2.3- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,939 2,173 72.4 70.4-74.3 371 13.0 11.6-14.5 214 8.1 7.0- 9.4 150 5.2 4.4- 6.3 31 1.3 0.8- 1.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,782 1,323 73.6 71.2-75.9 240 13.0 11.4-14.9 128 7.6 6.3- 9.2 75 4.7 3.7- 6.1 16 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Regional City or Suburban 883 662 73.3 69.7-76.5 106 12.7 10.4-15.5 56 7.4 5.6- 9.8 53 5.7 4.2- 7.5 *** *** ***
Rural 658 500 72.2 67.6-76.4 68 12.8 9.7-16.7 44 8.2 5.8-11.4 36 5.0 3.4- 7.2 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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