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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
-Piedmont 3,352 414 12.9 11.6-14.4 2,938 87.1 85.6-88.4
GENDER
Male 1,434 145 11.1 9.3-13.3 1,289 88.9 86.7-90.7
Female 1,918 269 14.6 12.8-16.6 1,649 85.4 83.4-87.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,160 271 13.6 11.9-15.5 1,889 86.4 84.5-88.1
Non-Hispanic Black 692 93 13.6 10.8-16.9 599 86.4 83.1-89.2
Other 447 46 9.5 6.9-12.8 401 90.5 87.2-93.1
AGE
18-34 686 102 15.6 12.8-19.0 584 84.4 81.0-87.2
35-44 518 60 10.9 8.3-14.2 458 89.1 85.8-91.7
45-54 627 70 12.1 9.4-15.5 557 87.9 84.5-90.6
55-64 609 73 11.8 9.1-15.3 536 88.2 84.7-90.9
65-74 517 64 13.5 10.1-17.7 453 86.5 82.3-89.9
75+ 341 40 11.6 7.8-16.9 301 88.4 83.1-92.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 49 14.5 10.6-19.7 297 85.5 80.3-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 99 13.1 10.5-16.1 736 86.9 83.9-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 875 130 14.9 12.4-17.8 745 85.1 82.2-87.6
College Graduate 1,276 135 10.1 8.4-12.0 1,141 89.9 88.0-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 47 18.1 13.2-24.2 249 81.9 75.8-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 502 56 12.7 9.4-17.1 446 87.3 82.9-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 285 42 15.2 10.6-21.3 243 84.8 78.7-89.4
$35,000- 49,999 355 42 11.3 7.8-16.2 313 88.7 83.8-92.2
$50,000- 74,999 390 44 11.2 8.1-15.3 346 88.8 84.7-91.9
$75,000+ 833 89 11.4 9.0-14.2 744 88.6 85.8-91.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 742 154 22.1 18.6-26.1 588 77.9 73.9-81.4
No 2,541 252 10.5 9.2-12.1 2,289 89.5 87.9-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 34 11.0 7.6-15.6 341 89.0 84.4-92.4
Non-Veteran 2,964 378 13.2 11.8-14.7 2,586 86.8 85.3-88.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,803 228 13.0 11.3-15.0 1,575 87.0 85.0-88.7
Regional City or Suburban 885 96 11.0 8.8-13.8 789 89.0 86.2-91.2
Rural 664 90 15.3 12.1-19.2 574 84.7 80.8-87.9

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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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