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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,505 1,252 18.3 17.1-19.5 5,253 81.7 80.5-82.9
-Piedmont NC 2,945 514 17.0 15.5-18.6 2,431 83.0 81.4-84.5
GENDER
Male 1,341 156 11.0 9.2-13.1 1,185 89.0 86.9-90.8
Female 1,604 358 22.3 20.1-24.8 1,246 77.7 75.2-79.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,888 385 20.2 18.2-22.4 1,503 79.8 77.6-81.8
Non-Hispanic Black 596 80 12.6 9.8-15.9 516 87.4 84.1-90.2
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 669 101 14.7 11.9-17.9 568 85.3 82.1-88.1
35-44 438 87 19.1 15.3-23.5 351 80.9 76.5-84.7
45-54 522 90 16.3 13.0-20.2 432 83.7 79.8-87.0
55-64 509 121 23.5 19.6-27.9 388 76.5 72.1-80.4
65-74 473 84 17.8 14.2-22.2 389 82.2 77.8-85.8
75+ 291 29 9.4 6.1-14.3 262 90.6 85.7-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 52 18.6 14.0-24.4 237 81.4 75.6-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 130 16.9 14.0-20.2 594 83.1 79.8-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 823 173 19.3 16.5-22.4 650 80.7 77.6-83.5
College Graduate 1,100 159 14.1 12.0-16.5 941 85.9 83.5-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 80 33.1 26.5-40.5 167 66.9 59.5-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 454 100 25.0 20.5-30.2 354 75.0 69.8-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 267 48 15.5 11.4-20.6 219 84.5 79.4-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 307 47 14.3 10.4-19.2 260 85.7 80.8-89.6
$50,000- 74,999 386 62 15.3 11.8-19.8 324 84.7 80.2-88.2
$75,000+ 788 100 11.9 9.7-14.5 688 88.1 85.5-90.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 582 219 38.7 34.0-43.5 363 61.3 56.5-66.0
No 1,922 225 11.3 9.8-12.9 1,697 88.7 87.1-90.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 713 263 37.9 33.8-42.2 450 62.1 57.8-66.2
No 2,147 241 11.1 9.6-12.6 1,906 88.9 87.4-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 51 15.8 11.7-21.0 289 84.2 79.0-88.3
Non-Veteran 2,602 463 17.1 15.5-18.8 2,139 82.9 81.2-84.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,617 255 14.5 12.7-16.5 1,362 85.5 83.5-87.3
Regional City or Suburban County 752 134 17.8 14.8-21.2 618 82.2 78.8-85.2
Rural 576 125 23.2 19.2-27.6 451 76.8 72.4-80.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,626 219 12.6 11.0-14.5 1,407 87.4 85.5-89.0
Unemployed 130 33 26.9 19.2-36.4 97 73.1 63.6-80.8
Retired 709 108 14.8 12.0-18.1 601 85.2 81.9-88.0
Unable to Work 198 108 53.7 45.4-61.8 90 46.3 38.2-54.6
Other not in Labor Force 270 45 16.0 11.7-21.5 225 84.0 78.5-88.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 55 27.8 21.3-35.5 169 72.2 64.5-78.7
101% to 150% 392 90 23.4 18.9-28.6 302 76.6 71.4-81.1
151% to 200% 177 34 16.8 11.7-23.6 143 83.2 76.4-88.3
More than 200% 1,495 218 13.5 11.8-15.5 1,277 86.5 84.5-88.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 22 21.8 13.2-33.7 82 78.2 66.3-86.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 796 171 22.7 19.4-26.4 625 77.3 73.6-80.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,045 321 14.5 12.9-16.3 1,724 85.5 83.7-87.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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