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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 6,359 1,143 21.2 19.9-22.6 5,216 78.8 77.4-80.1
-Piedmont NC 2,882 504 20.4 18.6-22.3 2,378 79.6 77.7-81.4
GENDER
Male 1,306 250 22.7 20.1-25.6 1,056 77.3 74.4-79.9
Female 1,576 254 18.3 16.1-20.8 1,322 81.7 79.2-83.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,867 338 21.9 19.7-24.3 1,529 78.1 75.7-80.3
Non-Hispanic Black 574 103 19.5 16.0-23.6 471 80.5 76.4-84.0
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 652 201 32.9 28.9-37.3 451 67.1 62.7-71.1
35-44 425 93 21.7 17.6-26.4 332 78.3 73.6-82.4
45-54 509 86 19.5 15.7-24.1 423 80.5 75.9-84.3
55-64 499 76 14.5 11.5-18.2 423 85.5 81.8-88.5
65-74 470 33 8.2 5.5-11.9 437 91.8 88.1-94.5
75+ 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 50 23.2 17.6-30.0 230 76.8 70.0-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 706 163 27.1 23.3-31.1 543 72.9 68.9-76.7
Some Post-H.S. 805 168 22.8 19.6-26.4 637 77.2 73.6-80.4
College Graduate 1,084 122 11.0 9.1-13.2 962 89.0 86.8-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 57 30.9 23.8-39.1 162 69.1 60.9-76.2
$15,000- 24,999 448 81 23.5 18.9-28.8 367 76.5 71.2-81.1
$25,000- 34,999 267 60 25.4 19.7-32.2 207 74.6 67.8-80.3
$35,000- 49,999 306 77 31.2 25.0-38.0 229 68.8 62.0-75.0
$50,000- 74,999 381 67 19.4 15.2-24.4 314 80.6 75.6-84.8
$75,000+ 781 94 13.2 10.6-16.3 687 86.8 83.7-89.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 582 123 26.5 22.1-31.3 459 73.5 68.7-77.9
No 1,909 298 18.3 16.2-20.5 1,611 81.7 79.5-83.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 164 27.3 23.4-31.6 553 72.7 68.4-76.6
No 2,147 333 18.1 16.2-20.2 1,814 81.9 79.8-83.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 48 17.8 13.2-23.4 287 82.2 76.6-86.8
Non-Veteran 2,545 455 20.7 18.8-22.7 2,090 79.3 77.3-81.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,591 271 18.8 16.6-21.2 1,320 81.2 78.8-83.4
Regional City or Suburban County 732 126 20.9 17.5-24.8 606 79.1 75.2-82.5
Rural 559 107 24.4 20.2-29.2 452 75.6 70.8-79.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,582 312 22.1 19.8-24.7 1,270 77.9 75.3-80.2
Unemployed 123 35 31.7 22.9-42.0 88 68.3 58.0-77.1
Retired 703 46 7.1 5.1- 9.8 657 92.9 90.2-94.9
Unable to Work 194 54 31.5 24.0-40.2 140 68.5 59.8-76.0
Other not in Labor Force 270 55 21.5 16.4-27.6 215 78.5 72.4-83.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 44 27.0 20.1-35.1 176 73.0 64.9-79.9
101% to 150% 386 80 23.4 18.8-28.8 306 76.6 71.2-81.2
151% to 200% 177 29 22.0 15.2-30.6 148 78.0 69.4-84.8
More than 200% 1,482 246 18.6 16.3-21.1 1,236 81.4 78.9-83.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 780 142 21.9 18.5-25.7 638 78.1 74.3-81.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,005 339 19.2 17.2-21.4 1,666 80.8 78.6-82.8

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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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