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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,679 5,812 84.6 83.5-85.7 867 15.4 14.3-16.5
-Piedmont 3,350 2,893 84.3 82.7-85.8 457 15.7 14.2-17.3
GENDER
Male 1,430 1,195 81.2 78.5-83.6 235 18.8 16.4-21.5
Female 1,920 1,698 87.2 85.2-88.9 222 12.8 11.1-14.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,158 2,018 92.2 90.6-93.5 140 7.8 6.5- 9.4
Non-Hispanic Black 692 586 81.5 77.4-84.9 106 18.5 15.1-22.6
Other 449 243 50.9 45.4-56.4 206 49.1 43.6-54.6
AGE
18-34 687 522 75.4 71.4-79.0 165 24.6 21.0-28.6
35-44 517 398 78.0 73.5-81.8 119 22.0 18.2-26.5
45-54 628 533 84.5 81.0-87.4 95 15.5 12.6-19.0
55-64 608 544 90.0 87.1-92.4 64 10.0 7.6-12.9
65-74 516 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 342 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 205 60.2 54.0-66.1 140 39.8 33.9-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 679 80.7 77.5-83.6 156 19.3 16.4-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 874 769 87.7 84.7-90.2 105 12.3 9.8-15.3
College Graduate 1,277 1,223 95.8 94.5-96.9 54 4.2 3.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 204 66.9 60.1-73.0 92 33.1 27.0-39.9
$15,000- 24,999 503 358 68.0 62.9-72.8 145 32.0 27.2-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 285 233 77.0 69.1-83.4 52 23.0 16.6-30.9
$35,000- 49,999 355 316 86.2 80.8-90.2 39 13.8 9.8-19.2
$50,000- 74,999 390 374 95.3 92.2-97.3 16 4.7 2.7- 7.8
$75,000+ 834 812 96.8 94.9-98.0 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 664 87.7 84.5-90.4 80 12.3 9.6-15.5
No 2,537 2,167 83.2 81.3-85.0 370 16.8 15.0-18.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 359 94.9 91.4-97.0 16 5.1 3.0- 8.6
Non-Veteran 2,964 2,524 83.0 81.3-84.7 440 17.0 15.3-18.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,800 1,559 86.1 84.1-87.9 241 13.9 12.1-15.9
Regional City or Suburban 887 771 82.7 79.1-85.8 116 17.3 14.2-20.9
Rural 663 563 81.8 77.4-85.4 100 18.2 14.6-22.6

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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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