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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?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,487 392 4.7 4.2- 5.4 6,095 95.3 94.6-95.8
-Piedmont NC 2,930 143 4.2 3.5- 5.1 2,787 95.8 94.9-96.5
GENDER
Male 1,335 83 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,252 94.8 93.3-95.9
Female 1,595 60 3.3 2.5- 4.5 1,535 96.7 95.5-97.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,875 112 5.1 4.1- 6.2 1,763 94.9 93.8-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 596 21 3.3 1.9- 5.6 575 96.7 94.4-98.1
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 436 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 519 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 507 37 8.5 6.0-12.0 470 91.5 88.0-94.0
65-74 469 50 9.8 7.2-13.1 419 90.2 86.9-92.8
75+ 284 35 13.2 9.2-18.6 249 86.8 81.4-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 21 8.0 5.1-12.3 265 92.0 87.7-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 715 39 4.5 3.1- 6.5 676 95.5 93.5-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 822 39 3.7 2.6- 5.3 783 96.3 94.7-97.4
College Graduate 1,098 44 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,054 97.0 95.9-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 18 7.1 4.0-12.3 227 92.9 87.7-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 452 32 6.5 4.4- 9.5 420 93.5 90.5-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 305 15 3.5 2.0- 5.9 290 96.5 94.1-98.0
$50,000- 74,999 384 21 5.3 3.3- 8.4 363 94.7 91.6-96.7
$75,000+ 786 24 2.1 1.4- 3.2 762 97.9 96.8-98.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 568 71 11.5 8.7-14.9 497 88.5 85.1-91.3
No 1,919 62 2.9 2.2- 3.8 1,857 97.1 96.2-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 699 74 9.5 7.3-12.3 625 90.5 87.7-92.7
No 2,146 67 2.8 2.1- 3.7 2,079 97.2 96.3-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 333 39 10.5 7.2-14.9 294 89.5 85.1-92.8
Non-Veteran 2,594 104 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,490 96.5 95.6-97.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,615 59 3.0 2.2- 3.9 1,556 97.0 96.1-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 744 38 4.6 3.2- 6.4 706 95.4 93.6-96.8
Rural 571 46 7.6 5.3-10.7 525 92.4 89.3-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,626 39 2.1 1.5- 2.9 1,587 97.9 97.1-98.5
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 701 72 9.7 7.5-12.5 629 90.3 87.5-92.5
Unable to Work 193 25 14.5 9.2-21.9 168 85.5 78.1-90.8
Other not in Labor Force 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 392 33 6.8 4.6- 9.9 359 93.2 90.1-95.4
151% to 200% 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,488 64 3.5 2.7- 4.6 1,424 96.5 95.4-97.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 788 61 7.1 5.3- 9.4 727 92.9 90.6-94.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,042 78 3.1 2.4- 4.0 1,964 96.9 96.0-97.6

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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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