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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,516 4,261 63.7 62.2-65.2 1,052 15.0 14.0-16.1 1,203 21.2 20.0-22.5
-Piedmont NC 2,951 1,897 63.6 61.6-65.6 464 14.5 13.2-16.0 590 21.8 20.1-23.7
GENDER
Male 1,341 807 58.9 55.8-61.9 171 12.3 10.4-14.5 363 28.8 26.0-31.7
Female 1,610 1,090 67.8 65.1-70.4 293 16.5 14.6-18.6 227 15.7 13.7-18.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,895 1,287 66.8 64.3-69.2 330 16.2 14.5-18.2 278 17.0 15.0-19.1
Non-Hispanic Black 596 395 66.2 61.7-70.4 84 13.1 10.3-16.5 117 20.7 17.2-24.7
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 671 336 51.4 47.1-55.7 64 8.5 6.5-11.0 271 40.1 36.0-44.4
35-44 437 259 61.2 56.0-66.1 45 11.8 8.6-15.9 133 27.0 22.8-31.8
45-54 523 340 65.1 60.4-69.6 92 18.8 15.2-23.1 91 16.1 12.9-19.8
55-64 510 365 71.9 67.4-76.1 86 16.5 13.2-20.4 59 11.6 8.8-15.1
65-74 477 360 75.9 71.3-80.1 94 18.9 15.2-23.2 23 5.2 3.2- 8.2
75+ 290 212 76.5 70.6-81.5 72 21.8 17.0-27.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 162 55.7 49.1-62.1 31 9.7 6.6-14.0 99 34.6 28.6-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 723 418 57.3 53.2-61.3 123 17.3 14.3-20.8 182 25.4 22.0-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 827 540 65.0 61.1-68.6 137 15.0 12.5-17.9 150 20.1 17.0-23.5
College Graduate 1,100 773 71.4 68.3-74.2 171 13.8 11.8-16.1 156 14.9 12.6-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 132 53.3 46.0-60.5 40 15.5 10.8-21.7 75 31.2 24.9-38.3
$15,000- 24,999 453 250 52.9 47.5-58.2 59 12.9 9.7-17.0 144 34.2 29.3-39.6
$25,000- 34,999 268 153 54.7 47.8-61.4 40 13.3 9.5-18.4 75 32.0 25.7-39.0
$35,000- 49,999 307 199 62.6 55.9-68.8 51 16.4 12.0-22.1 57 21.0 16.0-27.1
$50,000- 74,999 387 269 69.1 63.7-74.1 60 13.6 10.4-17.6 58 17.3 13.3-22.2
$75,000+ 789 572 70.9 67.1-74.4 117 14.6 12.1-17.6 100 14.5 11.8-17.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 586 379 64.2 59.4-68.8 162 26.8 22.8-31.2 45 9.0 6.3-12.6
No 1,922 1,239 63.7 61.1-66.1 271 13.0 11.4-14.7 412 23.4 21.2-25.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 716 443 60.8 56.4-65.0 175 23.6 20.1-27.4 98 15.6 12.5-19.3
No 2,150 1,409 65.0 62.7-67.3 277 11.9 10.4-13.5 464 23.1 21.1-25.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 229 67.4 61.4-72.9 72 19.6 15.3-24.8 39 13.0 9.3-18.0
Non-Veteran 2,608 1,667 63.2 61.0-65.3 391 13.9 12.5-15.5 550 22.9 21.0-24.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,621 996 61.2 58.4-63.9 256 14.2 12.4-16.2 369 24.6 22.2-27.2
Regional City or Suburban County 753 505 67.4 63.5-71.1 118 14.3 11.8-17.4 130 18.3 15.3-21.7
Rural 577 396 65.1 60.3-69.7 90 15.8 12.5-19.7 91 19.1 15.3-23.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 1,015 61.9 59.2-64.6 187 11.4 9.8-13.3 423 26.6 24.3-29.2
Unemployed 130 65 48.7 39.0-58.5 16 11.2 6.1-19.6 49 40.1 30.8-50.2
Retired 713 525 75.7 72.0-79.0 157 20.2 17.1-23.6 31 4.2 2.8- 6.2
Unable to Work 200 117 55.4 47.1-63.4 64 33.0 25.6-41.2 19 11.6 7.0-18.7
Other not in Labor Force 271 170 65.1 58.5-71.1 37 10.9 7.7-15.3 64 24.0 18.7-30.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** 17 16.9 9.9-27.2 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 102 46.1 38.7-53.8 28 13.1 8.6-19.6 93 40.7 33.5-48.5
101% to 150% 393 240 59.9 54.2-65.3 50 12.1 8.9-16.3 103 28.0 23.1-33.4
151% to 200% 176 105 55.3 46.6-63.7 31 17.9 12.2-25.4 40 26.8 19.6-35.6
More than 200% 1,498 1,047 69.1 66.3-71.7 234 14.6 12.7-16.7 217 16.3 14.2-18.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** 18 15.6 8.6-26.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 798 541 66.1 62.1-69.8 122 15.1 12.4-18.2 135 18.8 15.8-22.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,049 1,293 62.9 60.4-65.3 324 14.3 12.7-16.0 432 22.8 20.8-25.0

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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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