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2016 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 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-Piedmont NC 2,950 339 12.1 10.8-13.6 2,611 87.9 86.4-89.2
GENDER
Male 1,343 125 10.4 8.6-12.6 1,218 89.6 87.4-91.4
Female 1,607 214 13.7 11.8-15.8 1,393 86.3 84.2-88.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,892 215 12.3 10.6-14.3 1,677 87.7 85.7-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 596 78 13.4 10.5-16.9 518 86.6 83.1-89.5
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 107 16.2 13.3-19.7 565 83.8 80.3-86.7
35-44 438 54 13.1 9.8-17.2 384 86.9 82.8-90.2
45-54 523 46 9.0 6.6-12.2 477 91.0 87.8-93.4
55-64 508 58 11.9 9.0-15.7 450 88.1 84.3-91.0
65-74 475 53 10.4 7.7-13.9 422 89.6 86.1-92.3
75+ 291 21 6.4 4.0-10.0 270 93.6 90.0-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 38 13.9 9.8-19.3 251 86.1 80.7-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 81 12.4 9.8-15.5 644 87.6 84.5-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 826 104 12.8 10.4-15.8 722 87.2 84.2-89.6
College Graduate 1,101 116 10.5 8.7-12.7 985 89.5 87.3-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 36 14.9 10.2-21.1 211 85.1 78.9-89.8
$15,000- 24,999 453 62 14.1 10.7-18.4 391 85.9 81.6-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 268 36 15.0 10.5-20.9 232 85.0 79.1-89.5
$35,000- 49,999 308 34 13.2 9.1-18.8 274 86.8 81.2-90.9
$50,000- 74,999 385 39 9.1 6.5-12.7 346 90.9 87.3-93.5
$75,000+ 789 76 10.0 7.8-12.7 713 90.0 87.3-92.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 108 20.8 17.0-25.2 476 79.2 74.8-83.0
No 1,924 163 9.2 7.7-10.9 1,761 90.8 89.1-92.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 716 137 20.8 17.5-24.6 579 79.2 75.4-82.5
No 2,149 189 9.5 8.1-11.1 1,960 90.5 88.9-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 341 29 9.3 6.4-13.4 312 90.7 86.6-93.6
Non-Veteran 2,606 310 12.5 11.0-14.1 2,296 87.5 85.9-89.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,618 195 12.0 10.3-13.9 1,423 88.0 86.1-89.7
Regional City or Suburban County 754 78 11.3 8.8-14.4 676 88.7 85.6-91.2
Rural 578 66 13.8 10.6-17.8 512 86.2 82.2-89.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 166 11.1 9.4-13.0 1,459 88.9 87.0-90.6
Unemployed 130 21 18.9 12.0-28.5 109 81.1 71.5-88.0
Retired 712 64 7.4 5.7- 9.7 648 92.6 90.3-94.3
Unable to Work 199 48 25.9 19.3-33.9 151 74.1 66.1-80.7
Other not in Labor Force 272 39 13.7 9.7-18.9 233 86.3 81.1-90.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 18 19.1 11.2-30.7 83 80.9 69.3-88.8
50% to 100% 223 27 12.9 8.5-18.9 196 87.1 81.1-91.5
101% to 150% 392 56 14.8 11.2-19.5 336 85.2 80.5-88.8
151% to 200% 177 29 17.5 11.9-25.1 148 82.5 74.9-88.1
More than 200% 1,497 145 9.9 8.3-11.8 1,352 90.1 88.2-91.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 85 12.0 9.5-15.0 715 88.0 85.0-90.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,046 242 12.1 10.5-13.9 1,804 87.9 86.1-89.5

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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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