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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,698 2,863 49.0 47.6-50.5 1,778 24.8 23.6-26.0 2,057 26.2 25.0-27.4
-Piedmont 3,361 1,566 51.3 49.3-53.3 907 25.5 23.9-27.3 888 23.2 21.6-24.8
GENDER
Male 1,436 731 54.5 51.5-57.4 379 25.2 22.7-27.8 326 20.3 18.1-22.8
Female 1,925 835 48.4 45.8-51.1 528 25.9 23.7-28.2 562 25.7 23.6-28.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,164 883 45.1 42.7-47.6 614 27.2 25.1-29.5 667 27.6 25.5-29.8
Non-Hispanic Black 694 332 53.1 48.7-57.5 192 26.5 22.9-30.4 170 20.4 17.3-23.9
Other 450 313 74.7 70.1-78.8 92 17.2 13.8-21.3 45 8.1 5.8-11.0
AGE
18-34 690 512 74.2 70.3-77.7 139 19.9 16.7-23.4 39 5.9 4.2- 8.3
35-44 518 328 63.3 58.5-67.9 128 24.5 20.6-28.9 62 12.2 9.3-15.8
45-54 629 329 51.2 46.8-55.5 165 26.5 22.8-30.6 135 22.3 18.8-26.2
55-64 610 203 33.4 29.3-37.8 179 28.1 24.4-32.3 228 38.4 34.1-43.0
65-74 517 108 19.5 16.0-23.6 171 33.9 29.2-38.9 238 46.6 41.6-51.7
75+ 343 51 13.9 10.3-18.6 116 31.8 26.6-37.5 176 54.3 48.2-60.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 347 143 44.0 37.8-50.3 76 20.9 16.4-26.3 128 35.1 29.5-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 839 339 48.2 44.2-52.1 246 26.9 23.7-30.3 254 25.0 21.9-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 876 360 47.8 44.0-51.6 244 27.9 24.6-31.4 272 24.3 21.4-27.4
College Graduate 1,279 715 61.5 58.6-64.4 334 24.0 21.6-26.6 230 14.4 12.6-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 97 38.1 31.5-45.1 70 21.3 16.6-26.9 130 40.7 34.2-47.5
$15,000- 24,999 505 200 43.6 38.5-48.8 140 27.1 22.9-31.8 165 29.3 24.9-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 285 127 50.1 42.9-57.3 79 24.8 19.4-31.2 79 25.1 19.6-31.5
$35,000- 49,999 356 160 48.4 42.3-54.6 116 34.5 28.7-40.7 80 17.1 13.4-21.5
$50,000- 74,999 390 196 55.5 49.7-61.2 101 24.0 19.6-29.0 93 20.5 16.4-25.3
$75,000+ 834 481 61.2 57.5-64.9 213 23.4 20.4-26.7 140 15.4 12.8-18.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 746 87 12.5 9.9-15.7 195 27.8 24.1-31.8 464 59.6 55.4-63.8
No 2,546 1,443 61.5 59.3-63.6 699 25.1 23.3-27.1 404 13.4 12.0-14.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 131 39.4 33.8-45.4 103 24.9 20.5-30.0 142 35.7 30.3-41.4
Non-Veteran 2,972 1,424 52.6 50.5-54.7 802 25.7 23.9-27.5 746 21.8 20.2-23.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,807 940 55.8 53.2-58.5 447 23.4 21.2-25.7 420 20.8 18.8-22.9
Regional City or Suburban 890 370 47.7 43.8-51.6 271 27.7 24.6-31.1 249 24.6 21.6-27.9
Rural 664 256 44.1 39.5-48.8 189 28.3 24.4-32.6 219 27.6 23.8-31.7

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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