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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 5,201 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 5,132 98.1 97.4-98.6
-Piedmont NC 2,284 25 1.5 1.0- 2.3 2,259 98.5 97.7-99.0
GENDER
Male 1,014 20 2.6 1.6- 4.2 994 97.4 95.8-98.4
Female 1,270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,490 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 476 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 444 15 3.1 1.8- 5.5 429 96.9 94.5-98.2
35-44 329 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 423 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 411 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 407 *** *** *** 407 100 . - .
75+ 241 *** *** *** 241 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 661 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 836 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 352 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 600 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 535 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,737 22 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,715 98.4 97.4-99.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 604 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,666 19 1.4 0.9- 2.4 1,647 98.6 97.6-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,016 21 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,995 98.7 97.9-99.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,199 17 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,182 98.3 97.2-99.0
Regional City or Suburban County 601 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,217 15 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,202 98.5 97.4-99.1
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 594 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 167 *** *** *** 167 100 . - .
Other not in Labor Force 203 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,183 13 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,170 98.4 97.2-99.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 671 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,526 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,507 98.5 97.5-99.1

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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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