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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
-Piedmont NC 2,291 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,259 98.6 97.9-99.1
GENDER
Male 1,011 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 1,280 29 2.0 1.4- 3.0 1,251 98.0 97.0-98.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,488 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,467 98.5 97.5-99.1
Non-Hispanic Black 480 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 444 *** *** *** 444 100 . - .
35-44 333 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 427 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 410 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 407 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 558 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 658 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 837 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 354 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 250 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 603 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 602 29 5.1 3.3- 7.7 573 94.9 92.3-96.7
No 1,674 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 263 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,026 30 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,996 98.6 97.9-99.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,203 15 1.1 0.6- 1.8 1,188 98.9 98.2-99.4
Regional City or Suburban County 604 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** 95 100 . - .
Retired 591 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 168 17 9.5 5.6-15.5 151 90.5 84.5-94.4
Other not in Labor Force 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 86 *** *** *** 86 100 . - .
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 673 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,532 20 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,512 98.8 97.9-99.3

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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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