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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 had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
-Piedmont NC 2,952 211 5.9 5.0- 6.9 2,741 94.1 93.1-95.0
GENDER
Male 1,344 81 4.8 3.8- 6.2 1,263 95.2 93.8-96.2
Female 1,608 130 6.8 5.6- 8.3 1,478 93.2 91.7-94.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,893 165 7.4 6.2- 8.8 1,728 92.6 91.2-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 597 35 4.5 3.1- 6.5 562 95.5 93.5-96.9
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 520 23 4.2 2.7- 6.5 497 95.8 93.5-97.3
55-64 510 48 8.8 6.4-12.0 462 91.2 88.0-93.6
65-74 477 65 13.0 10.0-16.8 412 87.0 83.2-90.0
75+ 292 60 22.2 17.0-28.4 232 77.8 71.6-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 25 7.7 5.0-11.8 266 92.3 88.2-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 48 5.8 4.3- 7.8 676 94.2 92.2-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 827 48 4.9 3.5- 6.9 779 95.1 93.1-96.5
College Graduate 1,101 90 6.2 4.9- 7.8 1,011 93.8 92.2-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 14 4.6 2.6- 8.2 233 95.4 91.8-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 454 36 7.5 5.1-10.7 418 92.5 89.3-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 267 19 6.2 3.8-10.1 248 93.8 89.9-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 308 25 6.1 3.9- 9.6 283 93.9 90.4-96.1
$50,000- 74,999 386 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 357 94.0 91.2-96.0
$75,000+ 789 42 4.2 3.0- 5.8 747 95.8 94.2-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 586 85 12.6 10.0-15.9 501 87.4 84.1-90.0
No 1,924 109 4.7 3.8- 5.9 1,815 95.3 94.1-96.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 716 90 11.4 9.0-14.2 626 88.6 85.8-91.0
No 2,151 115 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,036 95.8 94.7-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 32 7.9 5.4-11.4 310 92.1 88.6-94.6
Non-Veteran 2,607 179 5.7 4.8- 6.7 2,428 94.3 93.3-95.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,620 99 4.9 3.9- 6.0 1,521 95.1 94.0-96.1
Regional City or Suburban County 755 68 8.1 6.1-10.6 687 91.9 89.4-93.9
Rural 577 44 5.7 4.0- 7.9 533 94.3 92.1-96.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,624 52 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,572 97.2 96.1-98.0
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 714 120 16.1 13.3-19.4 594 83.9 80.6-86.7
Unable to Work 200 24 11.6 7.5-17.5 176 88.4 82.5-92.5
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 392 38 8.5 5.9-12.1 354 91.5 87.9-94.1
151% to 200% 177 14 7.5 4.2-13.0 163 92.5 87.0-95.8
More than 200% 1,498 100 5.2 4.2- 6.5 1,398 94.8 93.5-95.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 77 7.3 5.7- 9.3 723 92.7 90.7-94.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,048 129 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,919 94.6 93.4-95.6

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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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