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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within past 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 770 623 78.9 74.8-82.5 57 8.5 6.2-11.5 65 10.1 7.5-13.4 25 2.6 1.5- 4.3
-Piedmont NC 299 237 77.2 70.8-82.5 25 9.5 6.0-14.6 29 10.8 7.1-15.9 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 120 97 81.4 71.5-88.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 179 140 74.2 65.4-81.3 17 10.9 6.4-17.8 19 13.7 8.3-21.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 185 147 79.5 71.8-85.5 15 7.3 4.1-12.7 20 11.2 6.9-17.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 95 74 78.1 67.2-86.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 94 77 78.6 67.1-86.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 135 103 73.5 63.1-81.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 162 133 81.3 73.4-87.3 *** *** *** 14 9.5 5.5-16.1 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 146 109 70.1 59.9-78.6 *** *** *** 19 15.0 8.9-24.0 *** *** ***
No 151 126 83.7 76.0-89.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 258 207 76.8 69.8-82.6 23 10.2 6.4-16.0 23 10.8 6.9-16.6 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 133 111 81.1 71.2-88.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 17.4 10.0-28.7 *** *** ***
Rural 75 58 79.6 67.8-87.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 99 82 80.7 69.7-88.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 126 105 82.1 72.0-89.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 131 111 85.1 76.7-90.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 111 89 77.5 67.0-85.4 *** *** *** 16 16.3 9.6-26.2 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 166 134 77.9 68.8-84.9 17 11.9 6.8-19.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of all respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes

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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