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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
-Piedmont NC 2,286 1,913 84.5 82.7-86.1 373 15.5 13.9-17.3
GENDER
Male 1,014 850 86.3 83.8-88.4 164 13.7 11.6-16.2
Female 1,272 1,063 83.0 80.3-85.3 209 17.0 14.7-19.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,490 1,302 88.4 86.4-90.2 188 11.6 9.8-13.6
Non-Hispanic Black 477 362 76.4 71.8-80.5 115 23.6 19.5-28.2
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 443 365 82.6 78.2-86.3 78 17.4 13.7-21.8
35-44 330 275 84.9 80.2-88.7 55 15.1 11.3-19.8
45-54 425 369 88.1 84.4-91.0 56 11.9 9.0-15.6
55-64 411 356 86.0 81.6-89.5 55 14.0 10.5-18.4
65-74 407 330 80.9 76.2-84.9 77 19.1 15.1-23.8
75+ 241 192 83.6 78.1-88.0 49 16.4 12.0-21.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 181 78.2 71.7-83.6 52 21.8 16.4-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 551 460 85.3 81.9-88.2 91 14.7 11.8-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 661 565 86.3 82.9-89.1 96 13.7 10.9-17.1
College Graduate 836 702 84.6 81.7-87.2 134 15.4 12.8-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 140 83.4 75.0-89.4 24 16.6 10.6-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 353 257 74.5 69.0-79.3 96 25.5 20.7-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 220 185 82.5 75.6-87.7 35 17.5 12.3-24.4
$35,000- 49,999 252 220 89.4 84.8-92.8 32 10.6 7.2-15.2
$50,000- 74,999 312 264 85.9 81.1-89.7 48 14.1 10.3-18.9
$75,000+ 600 528 89.2 86.3-91.6 72 10.8 8.4-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 536 444 84.7 81.0-87.9 92 15.3 12.1-19.0
No 1,738 1,461 84.6 82.6-86.5 277 15.4 13.5-17.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 605 507 84.5 80.9-87.6 98 15.5 12.4-19.1
No 1,667 1,395 84.6 82.5-86.5 272 15.4 13.5-17.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 229 87.6 82.6-91.3 38 12.4 8.7-17.4
Non-Veteran 2,018 1,683 84.1 82.2-85.9 335 15.9 14.1-17.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,200 985 82.2 79.5-84.7 215 17.8 15.3-20.5
Regional City or Suburban County 602 506 85.6 82.2-88.4 96 14.4 11.6-17.8
Rural 484 422 88.6 85.0-91.5 62 11.4 8.5-15.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,218 1,042 86.8 84.6-88.7 176 13.2 11.3-15.4
Unemployed 96 77 80.6 70.2-88.0 19 19.4 12.0-29.8
Retired 594 482 82.2 78.5-85.4 112 17.8 14.6-21.5
Unable to Work 168 140 84.6 77.0-90.0 28 15.4 10.0-23.0
Other not in Labor Force 203 167 79.3 71.3-85.6 36 20.7 14.4-28.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 164 121 74.3 66.1-81.1 43 25.7 18.9-33.9
101% to 150% 306 246 80.8 75.2-85.4 60 19.2 14.6-24.8
151% to 200% 146 116 82.7 74.4-88.7 30 17.3 11.3-25.6
More than 200% 1,183 1,027 87.9 85.8-89.8 156 12.1 10.2-14.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 672 574 87.1 84.1-89.7 98 12.9 10.3-15.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,527 1,262 83.2 80.9-85.3 265 16.8 14.7-19.1

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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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