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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 6,685 949 15.5 14.4-16.6 5,736 84.5 83.4-85.6
-Piedmont 3,356 477 14.9 13.5-16.4 2,879 85.1 83.6-86.5
GENDER
Male 1,433 183 13.0 11.1-15.3 1,250 87.0 84.7-88.9
Female 1,923 294 16.6 14.7-18.7 1,629 83.4 81.3-85.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,163 230 11.5 10.0-13.3 1,933 88.5 86.7-90.0
Non-Hispanic Black 693 127 18.5 15.4-22.2 566 81.5 77.8-84.6
Other 447 107 24.3 19.6-29.6 340 75.7 70.4-80.4
AGE
18-34 689 110 15.0 12.2-18.3 579 85.0 81.7-87.8
35-44 517 111 20.8 17.1-25.0 406 79.2 75.0-82.9
45-54 628 111 17.3 14.2-20.9 517 82.7 79.1-85.8
55-64 609 96 16.9 13.5-20.9 513 83.1 79.1-86.5
65-74 517 24 5.5 3.3- 8.9 493 94.5 91.1-96.7
75+ 342 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 80 21.4 17.0-26.7 266 78.6 73.3-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 837 139 17.9 15.0-21.2 698 82.1 78.8-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 874 148 16.2 13.6-19.3 726 83.8 80.7-86.4
College Graduate 1,279 105 7.6 6.2- 9.3 1,174 92.4 90.7-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 86 29.1 23.4-35.5 211 70.9 64.5-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 502 126 27.4 23.0-32.3 376 72.6 67.7-77.0
$25,000- 34,999 284 52 19.4 13.9-26.4 232 80.6 73.6-86.1
$35,000- 49,999 355 49 14.9 11.0-19.8 306 85.1 80.2-89.0
$50,000- 74,999 390 36 8.6 6.0-12.1 354 91.4 87.9-94.0
$75,000+ 834 47 6.0 4.3- 8.2 787 94.0 91.8-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 176 25.1 21.6-29.0 568 74.9 71.0-78.4
No 2,543 293 12.3 10.8-14.0 2,250 87.7 86.0-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 26 7.7 5.1-11.4 350 92.3 88.6-94.9
Non-Veteran 2,967 449 15.8 14.3-17.5 2,518 84.2 82.5-85.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,802 255 13.7 12.0-15.5 1,547 86.3 84.5-88.0
Regional City or Suburban 890 125 17.1 14.1-20.6 765 82.9 79.4-85.9
Rural 664 97 15.4 12.4-19.0 567 84.6 81.0-87.6

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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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