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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,391 294 4.1 3.6- 4.8 6,097 95.9 95.2-96.4
-Piedmont NC 2,889 94 3.0 2.4- 3.8 2,795 97.0 96.2-97.6
GENDER
Male 1,310 41 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,269 97.1 95.9-98.0
Female 1,579 53 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,526 96.9 95.7-97.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,870 52 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,818 97.4 96.4-98.1
Non-Hispanic Black 575 30 5.0 3.3- 7.5 545 95.0 92.5-96.7
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 656 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 424 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 512 29 5.4 3.5- 8.3 483 94.6 91.7-96.5
55-64 499 23 4.9 3.1- 7.7 476 95.1 92.3-96.9
65-74 468 18 4.3 2.6- 7.0 450 95.7 93.0-97.4
75+ 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 19 6.2 3.8- 9.9 260 93.8 90.1-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 710 28 3.1 2.0- 5.0 682 96.9 95.0-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 806 33 3.6 2.5- 5.2 773 96.4 94.8-97.5
College Graduate 1,086 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 20 9.3 5.5-15.2 200 90.7 84.8-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 450 26 5.4 3.4- 8.4 424 94.6 91.6-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 266 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 382 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 783 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 581 83 14.5 11.4-18.3 498 85.5 81.7-88.6
No 1,916 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 94 13.3 10.6-16.5 623 86.7 83.5-89.4
No 2,153 *** *** *** 2,153 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 337 19 5.4 3.3- 8.7 318 94.6 91.3-96.7
Non-Veteran 2,549 75 2.7 2.1- 3.6 2,474 97.3 96.4-97.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,595 35 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,560 97.8 96.9-98.5
Regional City or Suburban County 735 36 4.4 3.0- 6.5 699 95.6 93.5-97.0
Rural 559 23 3.5 2.2- 5.4 536 96.5 94.6-97.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,587 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 703 30 3.9 2.6- 5.8 673 96.1 94.2-97.4
Unable to Work 194 47 24.4 17.9-32.3 147 75.6 67.7-82.1
Other not in Labor Force 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 388 27 5.7 3.7- 8.8 361 94.3 91.2-96.3
151% to 200% 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,484 22 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,462 98.5 97.7-99.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 781 44 5.0 3.5- 7.0 737 95.0 93.0-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,010 45 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,965 97.8 96.9-98.4

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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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