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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 6,511 5,735 86.2 85.1-87.3 776 13.8 12.7-14.9
-Piedmont NC 2,945 2,562 85.7 84.1-87.2 383 14.3 12.8-15.9
GENDER
Male 1,337 1,124 83.2 80.7-85.5 213 16.8 14.5-19.3
Female 1,608 1,438 87.9 85.8-89.8 170 12.1 10.2-14.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,890 1,769 92.2 90.5-93.6 121 7.8 6.4- 9.5
Non-Hispanic Black 595 509 83.0 79.1-86.4 86 17.0 13.6-20.9
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 665 520 77.9 74.1-81.3 145 22.1 18.7-25.9
35-44 437 334 78.5 73.9-82.4 103 21.5 17.6-26.1
45-54 523 442 85.6 81.8-88.7 81 14.4 11.3-18.2
55-64 510 470 91.6 88.4-94.1 40 8.4 5.9-11.6
65-74 477 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 173 61.4 54.8-67.6 118 38.6 32.4-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 577 79.4 75.7-82.6 144 20.6 17.4-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 825 739 90.1 87.5-92.1 86 9.9 7.9-12.5
College Graduate 1,101 1,066 97.1 95.9-98.0 35 2.9 2.0- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 172 68.7 61.5-75.0 75 31.3 25.0-38.5
$15,000- 24,999 455 329 69.0 63.7-73.9 126 31.0 26.1-36.3
$25,000- 34,999 266 221 82.5 76.5-87.2 45 17.5 12.8-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 307 272 85.4 79.3-89.9 35 14.6 10.1-20.7
$50,000- 74,999 386 358 91.9 88.1-94.5 28 8.1 5.5-11.9
$75,000+ 787 772 97.7 96.0-98.7 15 2.3 1.3- 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 583 528 86.9 82.6-90.3 55 13.1 9.7-17.4
No 1,922 1,655 85.2 83.2-87.0 267 14.8 13.0-16.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 716 616 81.3 77.1-84.8 100 18.7 15.2-22.9
No 2,144 1,883 87.5 85.8-89.0 261 12.5 11.0-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 341 324 94.1 89.7-96.7 17 5.9 3.3-10.3
Non-Veteran 2,602 2,236 84.7 83.0-86.3 366 15.3 13.7-17.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,618 1,393 85.1 83.0-87.1 225 14.9 12.9-17.0
Regional City or Suburban County 749 658 87.0 83.8-89.6 91 13.0 10.4-16.2
Rural 578 511 85.4 81.3-88.8 67 14.6 11.2-18.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,622 1,377 85.1 83.0-87.0 245 14.9 13.0-17.0
Unemployed 130 76 56.2 46.1-65.7 54 43.8 34.3-53.9
Retired 713 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 200 175 81.6 72.9-87.9 25 18.4 12.1-27.1
Other not in Labor Force 268 220 83.4 77.9-87.7 48 16.6 12.3-22.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 126 54.2 46.4-61.7 98 45.8 38.3-53.6
101% to 150% 392 306 76.2 70.9-80.8 86 23.8 19.2-29.1
151% to 200% 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,494 1,420 94.3 92.6-95.6 74 5.7 4.4- 7.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 798 696 85.5 82.2-88.3 102 14.5 11.7-17.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,043 1,781 86.2 84.4-87.9 262 13.8 12.1-15.6

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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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