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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-Piedmont NC 2,948 547 19.1 17.5-20.8 1,000 33.8 31.8-35.7 925 31.6 29.7-33.6 365 12.0 10.7-13.4 111 3.6 2.9- 4.4
GENDER
Male 1,344 260 19.9 17.6-22.5 462 34.2 31.3-37.1 427 31.8 29.0-34.7 143 10.5 8.7-12.5 52 3.6 2.7- 5.0
Female 1,604 287 18.4 16.3-20.7 538 33.4 30.8-36.1 498 31.4 28.8-34.2 222 13.3 11.4-15.4 59 3.5 2.7- 4.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,891 372 19.8 17.9-22.0 696 36.1 33.7-38.6 554 30.2 27.8-32.6 199 10.2 8.8-11.9 70 3.6 2.8- 4.7
Non-Hispanic Black 596 83 14.5 11.6-18.1 179 30.9 26.8-35.3 223 37.2 32.9-41.8 89 14.0 11.1-17.5 22 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 670 145 22.0 18.6-25.8 261 37.9 33.8-42.1 211 31.8 27.9-35.9 52 8.1 5.9-10.9 *** *** ***
35-44 438 92 21.7 17.7-26.2 140 33.5 28.7-38.6 141 30.7 26.2-35.7 54 11.5 8.5-15.3 *** *** ***
45-54 521 115 22.1 18.4-26.3 149 27.7 23.7-32.1 162 31.8 27.5-36.5 75 15.0 11.7-18.9 20 3.4 2.1- 5.4
55-64 508 95 18.0 14.6-21.9 169 32.5 28.1-37.1 141 28.2 24.0-32.8 73 14.6 11.4-18.6 30 6.8 4.6- 9.8
65-74 477 60 11.0 8.4-14.2 184 37.8 33.0-42.8 139 31.7 27.0-36.8 65 13.2 10.2-17.0 29 6.3 4.3- 9.3
75+ 290 33 11.2 7.8-15.8 83 28.9 23.1-35.6 115 38.6 32.2-45.4 40 13.4 9.5-18.7 19 7.9 4.7-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 17 5.6 3.3- 9.5 38 15.3 10.9-21.0 123 42.1 35.7-48.7 79 26.0 20.6-32.2 34 11.1 7.6-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 80 13.4 10.7-16.6 184 26.0 22.6-29.7 284 39.8 35.9-44.0 138 17.0 14.2-20.3 35 3.8 2.7- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 826 153 20.8 17.7-24.2 303 37.8 34.0-41.7 248 29.5 26.1-33.2 96 9.3 7.4-11.6 26 2.6 1.7- 3.9
College Graduate 1,101 292 27.6 24.8-30.7 473 44.5 41.3-47.8 268 22.3 19.8-25.1 52 4.4 3.2- 5.9 16 1.1 0.7- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 23 9.7 6.2-14.8 51 23.8 17.9-31.0 82 34.5 27.9-41.7 62 22.5 17.0-29.1 28 9.5 6.2-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 453 47 10.9 8.0-14.7 95 21.3 17.3-25.9 180 37.0 32.1-42.2 105 25.5 20.8-30.9 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0
$25,000- 34,999 267 34 13.8 9.7-19.2 88 32.2 26.2-38.9 102 38.2 31.7-45.1 34 12.2 8.4-17.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 308 52 16.7 12.5-22.1 109 30.9 25.5-36.9 105 37.2 31.0-43.9 30 10.7 7.1-15.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 387 69 17.5 13.7-22.2 146 38.4 33.1-43.9 130 33.6 28.5-39.1 34 8.7 6.1-12.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 788 235 29.6 26.1-33.2 336 43.2 39.4-47.1 182 23.0 19.9-26.4 29 3.4 2.3- 5.0 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 26 4.4 2.8- 6.9 99 16.5 13.2-20.4 204 34.9 30.4-39.6 168 28.7 24.4-33.3 87 15.6 12.4-19.3
No 1,921 422 22.0 19.9-24.2 719 36.6 34.2-39.1 600 32.0 29.6-34.5 160 8.5 7.1-10.1 20 1.0 0.6- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 713 29 3.8 2.5- 5.6 137 18.2 15.2-21.6 246 34.0 30.1-38.2 204 30.3 26.3-34.6 97 13.8 11.1-17.0
No 2,150 510 24.1 22.1-26.2 834 38.3 36.0-40.7 647 30.6 28.4-32.9 147 6.4 5.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 53 15.1 11.3-19.9 129 38.2 32.5-44.2 100 29.6 24.3-35.4 43 13.4 9.7-18.3 17 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Non-Veteran 2,603 491 19.5 17.8-21.3 871 33.3 31.2-35.4 825 31.9 29.8-34.0 322 11.8 10.4-13.3 94 3.6 2.8- 4.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,621 339 21.8 19.6-24.2 579 35.9 33.3-38.7 477 28.9 26.4-31.5 181 11.0 9.4-13.0 45 2.3 1.7- 3.2
Regional City or Suburban County 750 132 18.3 15.3-21.6 240 31.0 27.4-34.9 247 33.8 30.0-37.8 92 11.8 9.4-14.8 39 5.1 3.5- 7.2
Rural 577 76 12.3 9.6-15.7 181 31.3 27.1-35.9 201 36.4 31.9-41.2 92 14.9 11.8-18.6 27 5.1 3.3- 7.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 382 23.9 21.6-26.3 599 36.9 34.3-39.6 487 29.8 27.4-32.4 140 8.4 7.0-10.1 *** *** ***
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** 36 28.3 20.3-37.8 47 35.0 26.2-44.8 27 20.7 14.1-29.2 *** *** ***
Retired 712 91 12.0 9.6-14.8 251 34.2 30.4-38.3 232 33.4 29.5-37.6 99 14.4 11.6-17.8 39 5.9 4.2- 8.4
Unable to Work 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 33.3 25.9-41.6 73 36.2 28.5-44.7 47 22.4 16.6-29.5
Other not in Labor Force 270 50 18.6 13.8-24.5 98 37.7 31.1-44.7 95 35.6 29.4-42.4 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 26.2 17.6-37.2 26 24.4 16.1-35.4 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 21 8.0 5.1-12.4 40 17.4 12.5-23.6 88 37.3 30.3-44.8 61 32.4 25.1-40.7 12 4.9 2.8- 8.6
101% to 150% 392 44 12.4 9.1-16.8 92 25.8 21.0-31.1 157 39.7 34.3-45.3 73 16.1 12.5-20.5 26 6.0 3.8- 9.2
151% to 200% 177 20 10.9 6.7-17.2 53 31.2 23.8-39.7 63 35.2 27.4-44.0 29 16.7 11.2-24.2 12 6.0 3.3-10.7
More than 200% 1,497 347 23.6 21.3-26.2 600 39.7 37.0-42.6 426 28.7 26.2-31.4 98 6.1 4.9- 7.6 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 22.2 13.9-33.4 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 797 111 14.0 11.5-17.0 254 31.0 27.5-34.8 261 34.3 30.5-38.2 125 15.5 12.7-18.7 46 5.2 3.8- 7.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,048 426 21.5 19.5-23.6 719 35.1 32.7-37.5 628 30.4 28.2-32.8 215 10.1 8.7-11.8 60 2.9 2.1- 3.8

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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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