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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-Piedmont NC 2,895 131 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,764 95.7 94.7-96.5
GENDER
Male 1,315 57 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,258 95.9 94.4-97.0
Female 1,580 74 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,506 95.5 94.1-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,874 64 3.2 2.5- 4.3 1,810 96.8 95.7-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 575 39 6.4 4.4- 9.1 536 93.6 90.9-95.6
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 657 18 3.2 1.8- 5.5 639 96.8 94.5-98.2
35-44 425 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 512 27 5.0 3.1- 7.7 485 95.0 92.3-96.9
55-64 498 30 5.0 3.4- 7.4 468 95.0 92.6-96.6
65-74 471 22 4.3 2.8- 6.7 449 95.7 93.3-97.2
75+ 291 22 11.2 7.0-17.7 269 88.8 82.3-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 34 12.1 8.2-17.5 248 87.9 82.5-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 52 6.3 4.6- 8.5 656 93.7 91.5-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 809 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3 779 97.1 95.7-98.1
College Graduate 1,088 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,073 99.2 98.5-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 30 12.6 8.3-18.6 188 87.4 81.4-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 450 35 7.7 5.1-11.7 415 92.3 88.3-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 307 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 384 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 783 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 78 13.1 10.2-16.6 506 86.9 83.4-89.8
No 1,921 43 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,878 97.7 96.6-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 715 131 19.2 15.9-23.1 584 80.8 76.9-84.1
No 2,153 *** *** *** 2,153 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 337 18 5.0 3.0- 8.2 319 95.0 91.8-97.0
Non-Veteran 2,555 113 4.3 3.4- 5.3 2,442 95.7 94.7-96.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,596 66 4.0 3.0- 5.5 1,530 96.0 94.5-97.0
Regional City or Suburban County 737 31 4.2 2.8- 6.2 706 95.8 93.8-97.2
Rural 562 34 5.4 3.8- 7.8 528 94.6 92.2-96.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,590 47 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,543 97.1 95.8-98.0
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 707 41 6.7 4.6- 9.6 666 93.3 90.4-95.4
Unable to Work 192 33 14.8 10.2-21.1 159 85.2 78.9-89.8
Other not in Labor Force 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 21 10.7 6.3-17.8 198 89.3 82.2-93.7
101% to 150% 389 32 7.2 4.8-10.5 357 92.8 89.5-95.2
151% to 200% 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,488 32 2.1 1.4- 3.2 1,456 97.9 96.8-98.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 782 43 4.9 3.5- 6.8 739 95.1 93.2-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,013 78 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,935 96.1 94.9-97.0

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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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