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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 1,188 18.8 17.6-20.0 2,035 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,066 30.8 29.5-32.2 975 13.4 12.4-14.4 413 5.8 5.2- 6.6
-Piedmont 3,351 654 20.0 18.5-21.7 1,088 33.1 31.2-35.0 1,027 30.0 28.2-31.8 415 11.7 10.5-13.1 167 5.1 4.3- 6.1
GENDER
Male 1,432 280 20.3 18.0-22.9 492 34.5 31.7-37.4 433 29.2 26.5-32.0 163 11.8 9.9-14.0 64 4.2 3.1- 5.6
Female 1,919 374 19.8 17.8-21.9 596 31.9 29.4-34.4 594 30.7 28.3-33.2 252 11.7 10.2-13.3 103 6.0 4.8- 7.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,161 452 21.1 19.2-23.2 784 36.4 34.1-38.8 593 26.9 24.8-29.1 221 10.3 8.9-12.0 111 5.3 4.2- 6.5
Non-Hispanic Black 690 110 17.9 14.7-21.6 179 28.5 24.5-32.8 262 35.9 31.9-40.2 106 12.5 10.2-15.4 33 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Other 448 74 16.5 12.9-20.9 112 25.7 21.2-30.7 159 36.1 30.8-41.7 84 17.2 13.6-21.5 19 4.5 2.8- 7.3
AGE
18-34 689 183 26.4 22.9-30.4 256 37.6 33.5-41.8 198 28.0 24.3-32.1 44 6.2 4.5- 8.6 *** *** ***
35-44 516 124 23.3 19.6-27.6 169 34.8 30.3-39.7 157 29.6 25.4-34.1 58 10.6 7.9-14.0 *** *** ***
45-54 628 109 16.8 13.9-20.2 214 32.2 28.3-36.3 187 31.0 27.1-35.3 77 13.0 10.3-16.4 41 6.9 5.0- 9.6
55-64 606 106 15.7 12.8-19.0 181 30.3 26.3-34.7 181 30.2 26.2-34.5 81 13.1 10.3-16.4 57 10.8 8.0-14.3
65-74 516 75 13.5 10.6-17.0 158 29.0 24.8-33.6 181 33.6 29.1-38.5 78 17.9 14.0-22.7 24 6.0 3.7- 9.5
75+ 343 42 11.1 8.0-15.1 93 25.1 20.4-30.6 110 31.8 26.5-37.7 71 21.8 17.1-27.5 27 10.1 6.4-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 28 9.1 5.8-14.1 41 14.9 10.6-20.6 116 33.2 27.6-39.3 103 27.1 22.1-32.7 57 15.7 11.7-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 834 108 15.1 12.4-18.3 217 29.3 25.7-33.1 321 37.0 33.3-40.8 136 13.8 11.4-16.6 52 4.8 3.6- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 873 154 19.5 16.7-22.7 284 36.0 32.4-39.8 279 29.7 26.4-33.3 112 10.3 8.4-12.5 44 4.4 3.1- 6.2
College Graduate 1,279 360 30.0 27.2-32.9 540 42.5 39.5-45.5 304 22.6 20.2-25.2 61 3.9 3.0- 5.2 14 1.0 0.6- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 28 10.9 7.3-16.0 44 16.8 12.0-23.0 109 33.9 27.8-40.6 68 19.2 14.8-24.5 48 19.3 14.2-25.6
$15,000- 24,999 503 57 11.8 8.9-15.4 115 25.9 21.4-31.1 158 29.3 25.0-34.1 120 22.5 18.6-26.9 53 10.5 7.6-14.2
$25,000- 34,999 285 40 13.0 9.2-17.9 91 31.8 25.6-38.8 103 36.0 29.2-43.5 34 12.9 8.7-18.7 17 6.3 3.7-10.5
$35,000- 49,999 354 60 18.5 14.1-23.8 120 32.3 26.8-38.2 131 38.3 32.5-44.4 39 10.2 7.0-14.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 390 77 21.2 16.3-27.0 164 42.9 37.2-48.7 119 29.1 24.2-34.6 24 5.7 3.6- 8.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 832 271 32.3 28.9-35.9 342 41.4 37.7-45.3 182 22.2 19.2-25.6 29 3.1 2.0- 4.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 35 5.1 3.5- 7.2 122 15.6 12.8-18.8 239 30.6 26.9-34.6 205 27.3 23.7-31.3 143 21.4 18.0-25.4
No 2,538 605 23.9 22.0-25.9 945 37.8 35.6-40.0 764 29.8 27.8-32.0 202 7.7 6.5- 8.9 22 0.8 0.5- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 71 20.1 15.8-25.3 121 32.0 26.8-37.6 120 32.2 27.0-37.9 36 8.5 5.9-12.1 28 7.2 4.5-11.3
Non-Veteran 2,962 582 20.1 18.4-21.8 962 33.2 31.2-35.3 901 29.7 27.8-31.6 378 12.1 10.8-13.6 139 4.9 4.1- 5.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,802 397 22.6 20.4-24.9 610 34.7 32.2-37.4 526 27.9 25.6-30.3 198 10.6 9.1-12.3 71 4.2 3.2- 5.5
Regional City or Suburban 886 164 19.6 16.7-22.8 271 30.7 27.3-34.4 273 30.2 26.7-33.9 116 12.4 10.1-15.1 62 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Rural 663 93 13.9 11.1-17.1 207 32.0 27.7-36.5 228 35.3 31.0-39.8 101 13.9 11.0-17.4 34 5.0 3.4- 7.4

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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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