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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 5,289 80.8 79.6-81.9 1,388 19.2 18.1-20.4
-Piedmont 3,351 2,769 83.1 81.6-84.6 582 16.9 15.4-18.4
GENDER
Male 1,432 1,205 84.0 81.6-86.1 227 16.0 13.9-18.4
Female 1,919 1,564 82.3 80.3-84.2 355 17.7 15.8-19.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,161 1,829 84.4 82.5-86.2 332 15.6 13.8-17.5
Non-Hispanic Black 690 551 82.3 78.8-85.3 139 17.7 14.7-21.2
Other 448 345 78.3 73.6-82.3 103 21.7 17.7-26.4
AGE
18-34 689 637 92.0 89.3-94.1 52 8.0 5.9-10.7
35-44 516 450 87.7 84.2-90.6 66 12.3 9.4-15.8
45-54 628 510 80.0 76.2-83.4 118 20.0 16.6-23.8
55-64 606 468 76.2 71.9-80.0 138 23.8 20.0-28.1
65-74 516 414 76.1 71.0-80.5 102 23.9 19.5-29.0
75+ 343 245 68.1 61.7-73.8 98 31.9 26.2-38.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 185 57.2 51.0-63.2 160 42.8 36.8-49.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 834 646 81.4 78.3-84.1 188 18.6 15.9-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 873 717 85.3 82.6-87.6 156 14.7 12.4-17.4
College Graduate 1,279 1,204 95.1 93.7-96.2 75 4.9 3.8- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 181 61.5 54.8-67.9 116 38.5 32.1-45.2
$15,000- 24,999 503 330 67.1 62.1-71.7 173 32.9 28.3-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 285 234 80.8 74.5-85.9 51 19.2 14.1-25.5
$35,000- 49,999 354 311 89.0 84.5-92.3 43 11.0 7.7-15.5
$50,000- 74,999 390 360 93.2 89.9-95.4 30 6.8 4.6-10.1
$75,000+ 832 795 96.0 94.1-97.2 37 4.0 2.8- 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 396 51.2 47.0-55.5 348 48.8 44.5-53.0
No 2,538 2,314 91.5 90.2-92.7 224 8.5 7.3- 9.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 312 84.3 79.5-88.1 64 15.7 11.9-20.5
Non-Veteran 2,962 2,445 83.0 81.3-84.5 517 17.0 15.5-18.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,802 1,533 85.2 83.2-87.0 269 14.8 13.0-16.8
Regional City or Suburban 886 708 80.5 77.3-83.4 178 19.5 16.6-22.7
Rural 663 528 81.1 77.2-84.4 135 18.9 15.6-22.8

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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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