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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 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-Piedmont NC 2,237 695 30.4 28.3-32.6 1,542 69.6 67.4-71.7
GENDER
Male 997 235 22.9 20.1-26.0 762 77.1 74.0-79.9
Female 1,240 460 37.0 34.0-40.2 780 63.0 59.8-66.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,453 497 33.9 31.1-36.7 956 66.1 63.3-68.9
Non-Hispanic Black 465 132 27.6 23.3-32.5 333 72.4 67.5-76.7
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 437 112 23.5 19.2-28.3 325 76.5 71.7-80.8
35-44 327 111 33.5 28.0-39.4 216 66.5 60.6-72.0
45-54 417 154 36.9 31.9-42.2 263 63.1 57.8-68.1
55-64 405 147 37.3 32.1-42.7 258 62.7 57.3-67.9
65-74 391 117 28.3 23.5-33.6 274 71.7 66.4-76.5
75+ 232 48 22.1 16.2-29.3 184 77.9 70.7-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 230 38 17.3 12.3-23.8 192 82.7 76.2-87.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 544 129 24.2 20.4-28.4 415 75.8 71.6-79.6
Some Post-H.S. 640 201 31.3 27.3-35.6 439 68.7 64.4-72.7
College Graduate 817 325 41.1 37.4-45.0 492 58.9 55.0-62.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 38 19.4 13.4-27.3 125 80.6 72.7-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 348 80 23.6 18.8-29.1 268 76.4 70.9-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 218 56 24.4 18.6-31.3 162 75.6 68.7-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 243 88 34.6 27.9-41.9 155 65.4 58.1-72.1
$50,000- 74,999 302 107 34.2 28.5-40.4 195 65.8 59.6-71.5
$75,000+ 590 220 36.3 32.1-40.7 370 63.7 59.3-67.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 523 149 28.0 23.8-32.8 374 72.0 67.2-76.2
No 1,703 543 31.1 28.6-33.7 1,160 68.9 66.3-71.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 590 156 26.1 22.2-30.5 434 73.9 69.5-77.8
No 1,633 534 31.8 29.2-34.4 1,099 68.2 65.6-70.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 56 22.5 17.2-28.8 206 77.5 71.2-82.8
Non-Veteran 1,973 637 31.3 29.0-33.7 1,336 68.7 66.3-71.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,175 366 29.3 26.5-32.4 809 70.7 67.6-73.5
Regional City or Suburban County 585 172 30.3 26.1-34.8 413 69.7 65.2-73.9
Rural 477 157 33.3 28.6-38.3 320 66.7 61.7-71.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,202 393 31.9 29.0-34.9 809 68.1 65.1-71.0
Unemployed 95 25 21.7 14.4-31.3 70 78.3 68.7-85.6
Retired 569 170 29.5 25.4-34.0 399 70.5 66.0-74.6
Unable to Work 164 37 23.8 16.8-32.6 127 76.2 67.4-83.2
Other not in Labor Force 199 66 31.9 24.7-40.1 133 68.1 59.9-75.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 163 33 19.7 13.7-27.4 130 80.3 72.6-86.3
101% to 150% 301 70 22.3 17.5-28.0 231 77.7 72.0-82.5
151% to 200% 143 47 30.4 22.6-39.5 96 69.6 60.5-77.4
More than 200% 1,156 408 34.6 31.6-37.8 748 65.4 62.2-68.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 659 217 32.9 29.0-37.1 442 67.1 62.9-71.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,493 454 29.5 26.9-32.2 1,039 70.5 67.8-73.1

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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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