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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 6,513 240 3.2 2.8- 3.8 6,273 96.8 96.2-97.2
-Piedmont NC 2,949 105 3.4 2.7- 4.2 2,844 96.6 95.8-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,344 46 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,298 96.9 95.7-97.8
Female 1,605 59 3.7 2.7- 4.9 1,546 96.3 95.1-97.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,892 69 3.3 2.6- 4.3 1,823 96.7 95.7-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 594 24 4.1 2.5- 6.5 570 95.9 93.5-97.5
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 523 16 3.3 1.9- 5.6 507 96.7 94.4-98.1
55-64 506 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2 481 94.8 91.8-96.7
65-74 476 26 5.9 3.8- 8.9 450 94.1 91.1-96.2
75+ 291 20 8.2 4.8-13.6 271 91.8 86.4-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 16 6.1 3.6-10.1 275 93.9 89.9-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 34 3.9 2.7- 5.6 691 96.1 94.4-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 825 28 3.0 1.9- 4.5 797 97.0 95.5-98.1
College Graduate 1,099 27 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,072 97.7 96.5-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 452 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 425 94.1 91.1-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 307 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 789 14 1.8 1.0- 3.2 775 98.2 96.8-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 583 54 9.4 6.9-12.7 529 90.6 87.3-93.1
No 1,924 44 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,880 97.7 96.8-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 715 55 7.6 5.6-10.2 660 92.4 89.8-94.4
No 2,150 46 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,104 97.9 97.1-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,606 93 3.4 2.7- 4.3 2,513 96.6 95.7-97.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,617 49 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,568 97.2 96.1-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 755 22 2.7 1.7- 4.3 733 97.3 95.7-98.3
Rural 577 34 6.0 4.1- 8.8 543 94.0 91.2-95.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 25 1.6 1.0- 2.4 1,600 98.4 97.6-99.0
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 712 45 6.5 4.6- 9.0 667 93.5 91.0-95.4
Unable to Work 198 22 11.8 7.3-18.6 176 88.2 81.4-92.7
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 391 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 369 95.8 93.3-97.4
151% to 200% 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,497 37 2.4 1.7- 3.5 1,460 97.6 96.5-98.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 35 4.4 3.0- 6.4 765 95.6 93.6-97.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,045 60 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,985 97.3 96.4-98.0

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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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