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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
-Piedmont NC 2,156 818 35.7 33.5-38.1 143 6.4 5.3- 7.7 31 1.6 1.1- 2.4 1,164 56.2 53.8-58.6
GENDER
Male 947 298 29.1 26.0-32.5 67 6.9 5.3- 9.0 *** *** *** 567 62.0 58.5-65.5
Female 1,209 520 41.4 38.3-44.7 76 6.0 4.7- 7.7 16 1.3 0.8- 2.3 597 51.2 47.9-54.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,408 547 35.7 33.0-38.6 90 6.3 5.0- 8.0 *** *** *** 758 56.9 53.9-59.8
Non-Hispanic Black 446 168 38.6 33.5-43.9 34 7.1 4.9-10.2 *** *** *** 233 51.4 46.0-56.7
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 418 102 23.6 19.4-28.4 32 6.5 4.4- 9.6 *** *** *** 270 66.5 61.2-71.4
35-44 299 107 34.3 28.6-40.4 24 8.5 5.5-12.9 *** *** *** 162 55.5 49.2-61.7
45-54 398 151 37.9 32.7-43.4 26 6.6 4.3- 9.9 *** *** *** 215 53.9 48.4-59.4
55-64 391 163 40.4 35.1-45.9 19 4.8 2.9- 7.7 *** *** *** 206 54.2 48.6-59.6
65-74 392 185 46.6 41.1-52.3 23 5.3 3.4- 8.2 *** *** *** 183 47.8 42.2-53.4
75+ 229 98 42.6 35.2-50.2 16 6.8 3.9-11.6 *** *** *** 114 50.5 43.0-58.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 65 28.5 22.3-35.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 146 65.4 58.0-72.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 526 196 34.3 30.0-39.0 28 5.6 3.8- 8.2 *** *** *** 294 58.3 53.5-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 614 234 36.1 31.9-40.5 40 7.1 5.1- 9.9 *** *** *** 331 55.2 50.6-59.7
College Graduate 786 322 40.5 36.8-44.4 67 7.9 6.1-10.2 *** *** *** 389 50.6 46.7-54.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 50 28.1 20.7-36.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 65.8 56.8-73.9
$15,000- 24,999 335 123 34.2 28.7-40.3 18 5.6 3.2- 9.5 *** *** *** 188 57.7 51.5-63.7
$25,000- 34,999 205 73 35.2 28.1-43.1 17 7.4 4.3-12.4 *** *** *** 112 55.7 47.8-63.3
$35,000- 49,999 232 89 38.8 31.8-46.4 21 9.7 5.9-15.6 *** *** *** 118 49.1 41.6-56.6
$50,000- 74,999 295 106 36.0 30.0-42.4 24 7.4 4.8-11.4 *** *** *** 162 55.3 48.8-61.6
$75,000+ 560 226 37.7 33.4-42.2 37 6.7 4.6- 9.6 *** *** *** 291 54.3 49.6-58.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 513 203 37.2 32.4-42.1 29 5.8 3.8- 8.9 *** *** *** 274 55.4 50.3-60.4
No 1,634 612 35.4 32.9-38.1 113 6.6 5.4- 8.1 24 1.6 1.0- 2.6 885 56.3 53.6-59.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 565 230 39.4 34.7-44.2 27 4.8 3.1- 7.4 *** *** *** 296 52.9 48.0-57.7
No 1,576 583 34.6 32.0-37.3 115 6.9 5.6- 8.5 19 1.2 0.7- 2.0 859 57.3 54.5-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 101 39.7 33.0-46.8 23 9.0 5.7-14.0 *** *** *** 127 51.0 44.0-58.0
Non-Veteran 1,902 716 35.3 32.9-37.7 120 6.1 5.0- 7.5 30 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,036 56.8 54.3-59.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,124 422 35.5 32.4-38.7 84 6.7 5.3- 8.5 17 1.8 1.0- 3.0 601 56.1 52.7-59.4
Regional City or Suburban County 567 223 36.4 32.1-41.0 33 6.7 4.6- 9.8 *** *** *** 306 56.0 51.3-60.6
Rural 465 173 35.4 30.6-40.6 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 *** *** *** 257 56.9 51.6-62.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,130 401 34.2 31.2-37.4 83 7.4 5.8- 9.3 19 2.0 1.2- 3.3 627 56.4 53.1-59.6
Unemployed 93 28 25.7 17.3-36.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 572 254 43.6 39.0-48.4 34 5.7 4.0- 8.2 *** *** *** 281 50.4 45.6-55.1
Unable to Work 158 67 39.2 30.8-48.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 53.0 43.8-62.1
Other not in Labor Force 195 62 29.5 22.9-37.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 64.6 56.7-71.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 156 48 29.6 22.2-38.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 59.8 50.7-68.2
101% to 150% 290 113 36.1 30.0-42.6 18 5.3 3.1- 8.7 *** *** *** 151 55.5 48.9-61.9
151% to 200% 138 48 34.7 26.0-44.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 57.1 47.3-66.4
More than 200% 1,106 429 37.5 34.3-40.7 82 7.4 5.8- 9.5 *** *** *** 583 53.8 50.4-57.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 642 247 36.0 31.9-40.3 35 6.0 4.2- 8.6 *** *** *** 354 56.7 52.2-61.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,429 539 35.8 33.0-38.7 106 6.9 5.5- 8.5 22 1.6 1.0- 2.7 762 55.7 52.7-58.7

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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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