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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-Piedmont NC 2,900 166 5.0 4.1- 5.9 2,734 95.0 94.1-95.9
GENDER
Male 1,318 96 6.1 4.9- 7.7 1,222 93.9 92.3-95.1
Female 1,582 70 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,512 96.1 94.7-97.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,874 122 5.3 4.3- 6.4 1,752 94.7 93.6-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 580 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 559 96.3 93.8-97.8
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 660 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 427 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 512 19 3.2 1.9- 5.3 493 96.8 94.7-98.1
55-64 499 28 5.3 3.4- 8.0 471 94.7 92.0-96.6
65-74 472 39 8.7 6.3-12.0 433 91.3 88.0-93.7
75+ 289 61 20.1 15.2-26.0 228 79.9 74.0-84.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 27 9.2 5.8-14.2 255 90.8 85.8-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 710 53 6.0 4.4- 8.3 657 94.0 91.7-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 811 44 4.2 3.0- 5.8 767 95.8 94.2-97.0
College Graduate 1,091 42 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,049 97.0 95.7-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 21 9.9 6.0-15.8 199 90.1 84.2-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 451 33 8.1 5.1-12.4 418 91.9 87.6-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 266 14 4.2 2.3- 7.4 252 95.8 92.6-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 308 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 293 96.0 92.9-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 385 19 3.8 2.3- 6.2 366 96.2 93.8-97.7
$75,000+ 786 31 3.2 2.1- 4.7 755 96.8 95.3-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 585 84 13.4 10.5-17.0 501 86.6 83.0-89.5
No 1,921 72 3.2 2.3- 4.2 1,849 96.8 95.8-97.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 718 166 21.9 18.5-25.7 552 78.1 74.3-81.5
No 2,153 *** *** *** 2,153 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 338 44 12.8 9.2-17.5 294 87.2 82.5-90.8
Non-Veteran 2,560 122 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,438 95.9 94.9-96.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,598 70 3.7 2.8- 5.0 1,528 96.3 95.0-97.2
Regional City or Suburban County 742 51 6.0 4.4- 8.1 691 94.0 91.9-95.6
Rural 560 45 7.1 4.9-10.0 515 92.9 90.0-95.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,595 42 2.5 1.7- 3.6 1,553 97.5 96.4-98.3
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 705 96 13.2 10.6-16.4 609 86.8 83.6-89.4
Unable to Work 194 17 10.3 5.8-17.5 177 89.7 82.5-94.2
Other not in Labor Force 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 389 34 7.5 5.1-11.0 355 92.5 89.0-94.9
151% to 200% 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,493 69 3.6 2.8- 4.8 1,424 96.4 95.2-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 783 65 7.4 5.6- 9.7 718 92.6 90.3-94.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,017 93 3.8 3.0- 4.9 1,924 96.2 95.1-97.0

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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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