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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,362 1,865 25.9 24.6-27.2 4,497 74.1 72.8-75.4
-Piedmont NC 2,871 718 22.9 21.2-24.7 2,153 77.1 75.3-78.8
GENDER
Male 1,305 289 20.1 17.7-22.6 1,016 79.9 77.4-82.3
Female 1,566 429 25.4 23.0-28.0 1,137 74.6 72.0-77.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,861 460 22.6 20.5-24.8 1,401 77.4 75.2-79.5
Non-Hispanic Black 573 153 24.2 20.4-28.3 420 75.8 71.7-79.6
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 653 94 14.5 11.7-17.9 559 85.5 82.1-88.3
35-44 420 66 15.3 11.7-19.7 354 84.7 80.3-88.3
45-54 510 125 23.3 19.4-27.8 385 76.7 72.2-80.6
55-64 495 151 30.2 25.8-35.0 344 69.8 65.0-74.2
65-74 468 143 31.8 27.2-36.8 325 68.2 63.2-72.8
75+ 285 133 44.2 37.5-51.1 152 55.8 48.9-62.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 112 40.0 33.5-46.8 165 60.0 53.2-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 240 29.9 26.3-33.8 467 70.1 66.2-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 800 212 21.7 18.8-24.8 588 78.3 75.2-81.2
College Graduate 1,081 154 11.0 9.3-13.1 927 89.0 86.9-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 113 51.0 43.2-58.8 104 49.0 41.2-56.8
$15,000- 24,999 449 144 32.1 27.1-37.5 305 67.9 62.5-72.9
$25,000- 34,999 262 72 26.2 20.6-32.7 190 73.8 67.3-79.4
$35,000- 49,999 304 84 25.6 20.3-31.7 220 74.4 68.3-79.7
$50,000- 74,999 382 78 18.7 14.8-23.3 304 81.3 76.7-85.2
$75,000+ 782 89 9.7 7.7-12.1 693 90.3 87.9-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 580 423 71.9 67.3-76.1 157 28.1 23.9-32.7
No 1,904 246 11.5 10.0-13.3 1,658 88.5 86.7-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 119 33.0 27.7-38.9 216 67.0 61.1-72.3
Non-Veteran 2,534 599 21.7 20.0-23.6 1,935 78.3 76.4-80.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,587 347 19.3 17.2-21.6 1,240 80.7 78.4-82.8
Regional City or Suburban County 731 204 26.3 22.8-30.1 527 73.7 69.9-77.2
Rural 553 167 28.7 24.5-33.2 386 71.3 66.8-75.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,579 221 13.2 11.4-15.2 1,358 86.8 84.8-88.6
Unemployed 121 35 27.7 19.9-37.2 86 72.3 62.8-80.1
Retired 699 253 34.7 30.8-38.9 446 65.3 61.1-69.2
Unable to Work 193 163 81.6 73.5-87.6 30 18.4 12.4-26.5
Other not in Labor Force 269 43 14.7 10.8-19.9 226 85.3 80.1-89.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 68 36.1 28.6-44.3 151 63.9 55.7-71.4
101% to 150% 387 143 33.6 28.5-39.1 244 66.4 60.9-71.5
151% to 200% 174 57 29.8 22.8-37.9 117 70.2 62.1-77.2
More than 200% 1,480 261 15.2 13.3-17.3 1,219 84.8 82.7-86.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 776 248 30.1 26.6-33.9 528 69.9 66.1-73.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,999 437 19.7 17.8-21.7 1,562 80.3 78.3-82.2

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2016 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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