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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 5,209 4,988 96.0 95.2-96.6 221 4.0 3.4- 4.8
-Piedmont NC 2,287 2,227 97.0 96.0-97.8 60 3.0 2.2- 4.0
GENDER
Male 1,014 985 97.0 95.4-98.0 29 3.0 2.0- 4.6
Female 1,273 1,242 97.1 95.6-98.1 31 2.9 1.9- 4.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,491 1,457 97.5 96.4-98.3 34 2.5 1.7- 3.6
Non-Hispanic Black 477 461 95.7 92.5-97.6 16 4.3 2.4- 7.5
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 444 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 330 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 425 412 96.8 94.3-98.2 13 3.2 1.8- 5.7
55-64 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 407 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 241 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 215 91.8 86.4-95.1 18 8.2 4.9-13.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 551 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 662 644 97.4 95.6-98.4 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4
College Graduate 836 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 353 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 600 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 536 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,739 1,693 96.9 95.7-97.8 46 3.1 2.2- 4.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 605 589 97.3 95.2-98.5 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8
No 1,668 1,625 97.1 95.9-97.9 43 2.9 2.1- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,019 1,966 96.9 95.8-97.7 53 3.1 2.3- 4.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,201 1,174 97.4 96.0-98.3 27 2.6 1.7- 4.0
Regional City or Suburban County 602 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 484 467 96.1 93.2-97.8 17 3.9 2.2- 6.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,218 1,188 97.5 96.2-98.3 30 2.5 1.7- 3.8
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 594 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,183 1,166 98.5 97.4-99.1 17 1.5 0.9- 2.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 672 650 96.3 94.0-97.7 22 3.7 2.3- 6.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,528 1,491 97.2 96.0-98.1 37 2.8 1.9- 4.0

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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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