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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 1,552 24.8 23.5-26.2 3,670 75.2 73.8-76.5
-Piedmont NC 2,291 615 23.4 21.5-25.3 1,676 76.6 74.7-78.5
GENDER
Male 1,017 328 27.8 24.9-31.0 689 72.2 69.0-75.1
Female 1,274 287 19.4 17.1-21.9 987 80.6 78.1-82.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,492 451 26.0 23.6-28.5 1,041 74.0 71.5-76.4
Non-Hispanic Black 479 108 21.8 17.8-26.5 371 78.2 73.5-82.2
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 445 19 4.2 2.6- 6.8 426 95.8 93.2-97.4
35-44 330 24 7.1 4.5-11.2 306 92.9 88.8-95.5
45-54 427 59 14.4 10.9-18.8 368 85.6 81.2-89.1
55-64 411 160 40.8 35.5-46.3 251 59.2 53.7-64.5
65-74 408 215 52.9 47.4-58.4 193 47.1 41.6-52.6
75+ 241 128 52.7 45.3-60.0 113 47.3 40.0-54.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 71 31.0 24.7-38.1 162 69.0 61.9-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 554 172 26.7 22.9-30.9 382 73.3 69.1-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 662 170 21.4 18.2-24.9 492 78.6 75.1-81.8
College Graduate 836 199 18.6 16.1-21.4 637 81.4 78.6-83.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 53 29.6 22.0-38.6 113 70.4 61.4-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 354 101 27.3 22.2-33.0 253 72.7 67.0-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 220 62 24.9 19.1-31.8 158 75.1 68.2-80.9
$35,000- 49,999 252 68 24.2 18.6-30.8 184 75.8 69.2-81.4
$50,000- 74,999 313 88 23.6 18.9-29.0 225 76.4 71.0-81.1
$75,000+ 599 128 17.2 14.3-20.5 471 82.8 79.5-85.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 538 236 42.0 37.2-47.0 302 58.0 53.0-62.8
No 1,741 377 18.3 16.4-20.3 1,364 81.7 79.7-83.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 607 251 39.6 35.1-44.2 356 60.4 55.8-64.9
No 1,669 358 18.1 16.2-20.1 1,311 81.9 79.9-83.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 125 41.6 35.0-48.4 142 58.4 51.6-65.0
Non-Veteran 2,022 490 21.3 19.4-23.3 1,532 78.7 76.7-80.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,204 285 20.1 17.8-22.8 919 79.9 77.2-82.2
Regional City or Suburban County 603 161 23.6 20.1-27.5 442 76.4 72.5-79.9
Rural 484 169 31.1 26.6-36.1 315 68.9 63.9-73.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,219 192 13.5 11.6-15.8 1,027 86.5 84.2-88.4
Unemployed 96 17 15.5 9.3-24.8 79 84.5 75.2-90.7
Retired 595 312 52.8 48.1-57.4 283 47.2 42.6-51.9
Unable to Work 170 71 47.4 38.6-56.4 99 52.6 43.6-61.4
Other not in Labor Force 203 21 7.7 4.7-12.3 182 92.3 87.7-95.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 166 38 19.4 13.6-26.9 128 80.6 73.1-86.4
101% to 150% 306 86 26.3 21.1-32.2 220 73.7 67.8-78.9
151% to 200% 146 46 27.6 20.1-36.5 100 72.4 63.5-79.9
More than 200% 1,183 308 21.9 19.5-24.6 875 78.1 75.4-80.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 673 212 28.2 24.6-32.2 461 71.8 67.8-75.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,531 367 20.6 18.4-22.9 1,164 79.4 77.1-81.6

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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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