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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 5,207 81.7 80.5-82.8 1,307 18.3 17.2-19.5
-Piedmont NC 2,948 2,472 84.5 82.9-85.9 476 15.5 14.1-17.1
GENDER
Male 1,344 1,149 85.9 83.6-87.9 195 14.1 12.1-16.4
Female 1,604 1,323 83.2 81.0-85.2 281 16.8 14.8-19.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,891 1,622 86.1 84.2-87.8 269 13.9 12.2-15.8
Non-Hispanic Black 596 485 82.7 79.0-85.9 111 17.3 14.1-21.0
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 670 617 91.6 88.7-93.8 53 8.4 6.2-11.3
35-44 438 373 85.9 81.7-89.2 65 14.1 10.8-18.3
45-54 521 426 81.7 77.5-85.2 95 18.3 14.8-22.5
55-64 508 405 78.6 74.2-82.4 103 21.4 17.6-25.8
65-74 477 383 80.5 76.2-84.2 94 19.5 15.8-23.8
75+ 290 231 78.7 72.5-83.8 59 21.3 16.2-27.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 178 63.0 56.4-69.1 113 37.0 30.9-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 548 79.2 75.7-82.3 173 20.8 17.7-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 826 704 88.1 85.6-90.2 122 11.9 9.8-14.4
College Graduate 1,101 1,033 94.5 92.9-95.8 68 5.5 4.2- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 156 68.0 60.9-74.4 90 32.0 25.6-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 453 322 69.2 63.7-74.1 131 30.8 25.9-36.3
$25,000- 34,999 267 224 84.2 78.5-88.6 43 15.8 11.4-21.5
$35,000- 49,999 308 266 84.9 79.2-89.3 42 15.1 10.7-20.8
$50,000- 74,999 387 345 89.5 85.7-92.4 42 10.5 7.6-14.3
$75,000+ 788 753 95.7 93.9-97.0 35 4.3 3.0- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 329 55.8 50.9-60.5 255 44.2 39.5-49.1
No 1,921 1,741 90.6 88.9-92.0 180 9.4 8.0-11.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 713 412 55.9 51.5-60.2 301 44.1 39.8-48.5
No 2,150 1,991 93.0 91.7-94.1 159 7.0 5.9- 8.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 282 82.8 77.8-86.9 60 17.2 13.1-22.2
Non-Veteran 2,603 2,187 84.6 83.0-86.2 416 15.4 13.8-17.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,621 1,395 86.6 84.6-88.4 226 13.4 11.6-15.4
Regional City or Suburban County 750 619 83.1 79.8-86.0 131 16.9 14.0-20.2
Rural 577 458 80.0 75.9-83.6 119 20.0 16.4-24.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 1,468 90.6 88.8-92.1 157 9.4 7.9-11.2
Unemployed 130 99 75.3 66.1-82.6 31 24.7 17.4-33.9
Retired 712 574 79.6 75.9-82.9 138 20.4 17.1-24.1
Unable to Work 199 79 41.4 33.5-49.8 120 58.6 50.2-66.5
Other not in Labor Force 270 243 91.9 87.7-94.7 27 8.1 5.3-12.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 149 62.7 54.6-70.1 73 37.3 29.9-45.4
101% to 150% 392 293 77.9 73.0-82.1 99 22.1 17.9-27.0
151% to 200% 177 136 77.3 69.5-83.6 41 22.7 16.4-30.5
More than 200% 1,497 1,373 92.1 90.4-93.5 124 7.9 6.5- 9.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 73 72.6 61.1-81.7 30 27.4 18.3-38.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 797 626 79.3 75.9-82.4 171 20.7 17.6-24.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,048 1,773 87.0 85.2-88.6 275 13.0 11.4-14.8

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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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