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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 5,925 2,283 40.8 39.2-42.3 3,642 59.2 57.7-60.8
-Piedmont NC 2,701 1,041 40.1 38.0-42.2 1,660 59.9 57.8-62.0
GENDER
Male 1,227 455 37.2 34.2-40.3 772 62.8 59.7-65.8
Female 1,474 586 42.6 39.7-45.6 888 57.4 54.4-60.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,751 524 32.5 30.0-35.1 1,227 67.5 64.9-70.0
Non-Hispanic Black 540 312 59.8 55.0-64.4 228 40.2 35.6-45.0
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 621 314 48.0 43.6-52.5 307 52.0 47.5-56.4
35-44 406 242 58.5 53.1-63.7 164 41.5 36.3-46.9
45-54 472 226 45.5 40.5-50.5 246 54.5 49.5-59.5
55-64 464 155 32.7 28.1-37.6 309 67.3 62.4-71.9
65-74 440 61 12.3 9.4-16.0 379 87.7 84.0-90.6
75+ 263 30 10.4 7.0-15.2 233 89.6 84.8-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 112 42.5 35.7-49.5 144 57.5 50.5-64.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 656 249 38.5 34.4-42.8 407 61.5 57.2-65.6
Some Post-H.S. 756 299 41.6 37.6-45.7 457 58.4 54.3-62.4
College Graduate 1,026 379 39.0 35.7-42.4 647 61.0 57.6-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 105 53.1 45.0-61.1 98 46.9 38.9-55.0
$15,000- 24,999 409 188 49.5 44.0-55.1 221 50.5 44.9-56.0
$25,000- 34,999 251 105 43.4 36.6-50.6 146 56.6 49.4-63.4
$35,000- 49,999 290 105 40.3 33.8-47.3 185 59.7 52.7-66.2
$50,000- 74,999 372 138 37.6 32.3-43.2 234 62.4 56.8-67.7
$75,000+ 737 272 38.8 34.9-42.8 465 61.2 57.2-65.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 540 224 45.1 40.1-50.2 316 54.9 49.8-59.9
No 1,791 650 37.9 35.4-40.5 1,141 62.1 59.5-64.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 660 279 44.7 40.2-49.2 381 55.3 50.8-59.8
No 2,023 756 38.9 36.5-41.4 1,267 61.1 58.6-63.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 311 129 44.3 38.1-50.7 182 55.7 49.3-61.9
Non-Veteran 2,387 910 39.6 37.3-41.8 1,477 60.4 58.2-62.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,494 637 43.3 40.4-46.2 857 56.7 53.8-59.6
Regional City or Suburban County 688 228 34.3 30.3-38.5 460 65.7 61.5-69.7
Rural 519 176 39.0 34.1-44.2 343 61.0 55.8-65.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,494 678 45.7 42.9-48.6 816 54.3 51.4-57.1
Unemployed 112 69 61.9 51.2-71.6 43 38.1 28.4-48.8
Retired 656 91 12.8 10.3-15.9 565 87.2 84.1-89.7
Unable to Work 178 110 64.5 55.9-72.4 68 35.5 27.6-44.1
Other not in Labor Force 252 90 32.2 26.1-38.9 162 67.8 61.1-73.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 195 117 61.9 53.8-69.4 78 38.1 30.6-46.2
101% to 150% 357 164 48.0 42.1-53.9 193 52.0 46.1-57.9
151% to 200% 169 56 33.4 25.7-42.2 113 66.6 57.8-74.3
More than 200% 1,410 510 38.2 35.3-41.1 900 61.8 58.9-64.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 733 250 37.4 33.4-41.6 483 62.6 58.4-66.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,876 762 41.1 38.6-43.7 1,114 58.9 56.3-61.4

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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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