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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 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
-Piedmont NC 2,949 115 3.5 2.8- 4.3 2,834 96.5 95.7-97.2
GENDER
Male 1,344 50 3.4 2.4- 4.7 1,294 96.6 95.3-97.6
Female 1,605 65 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,540 96.4 95.2-97.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,890 73 3.2 2.5- 4.2 1,817 96.8 95.8-97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 596 33 6.0 3.9- 9.0 563 94.0 91.0-96.1
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 523 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 510 31 7.0 4.6-10.5 479 93.0 89.5-95.4
65-74 475 30 6.3 4.3- 9.2 445 93.7 90.8-95.7
75+ 288 30 11.5 7.4-17.4 258 88.5 82.6-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 21 7.0 4.2-11.3 271 93.0 88.7-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8 697 97.0 95.2-98.1
Some Post-H.S. 824 43 4.2 3.0- 5.9 781 95.8 94.1-97.0
College Graduate 1,098 22 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,076 98.4 97.5-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 454 25 4.7 2.9- 7.6 429 95.3 92.4-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 17 4.7 2.8- 7.9 289 95.3 92.1-97.2
$50,000- 74,999 385 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 788 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 583 59 10.3 7.5-13.8 524 89.7 86.2-92.5
No 1,924 48 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,876 97.8 97.0-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 715 66 8.7 6.5-11.6 649 91.3 88.4-93.5
No 2,150 46 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,104 98.0 97.2-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 24 7.8 5.0-12.1 316 92.2 87.9-95.0
Non-Veteran 2,606 91 3.0 2.3- 3.8 2,515 97.0 96.2-97.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,618 52 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,566 97.2 96.1-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 755 26 3.1 2.0- 4.7 729 96.9 95.3-98.0
Rural 576 37 6.2 4.1- 9.1 539 93.8 90.9-95.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,626 18 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,608 98.9 98.2-99.3
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 709 61 8.8 6.5-11.8 648 91.2 88.2-93.5
Unable to Work 200 30 16.2 10.7-23.8 170 83.8 76.2-89.3
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 393 23 5.5 3.4- 8.9 370 94.5 91.1-96.6
151% to 200% 176 14 5.4 3.1- 9.5 162 94.6 90.5-96.9
More than 200% 1,494 40 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,454 97.8 96.9-98.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 41 4.9 3.4- 6.9 759 95.1 93.1-96.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,046 63 2.6 2.0- 3.5 1,983 97.4 96.5-98.0

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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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