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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,776 1,456 22.7 21.4-24.0 4,320 77.3 76.0-78.6
-Piedmont NC 2,517 546 20.1 18.4-22.0 1,971 79.9 78.0-81.6
GENDER
Male 1,118 230 19.1 16.6-21.9 888 80.9 78.1-83.4
Female 1,399 316 21.0 18.7-23.6 1,083 79.0 76.4-81.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,625 389 22.7 20.4-25.1 1,236 77.3 74.9-79.6
Non-Hispanic Black 526 107 18.7 15.1-22.9 419 81.3 77.1-84.9
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 489 40 9.1 6.5-12.8 449 90.9 87.2-93.5
35-44 356 48 13.6 9.9-18.4 308 86.4 81.6-90.1
45-54 467 103 22.3 18.3-26.8 364 77.7 73.2-81.7
55-64 453 138 30.9 26.3-36.0 315 69.1 64.0-73.7
65-74 435 122 28.0 23.5-33.0 313 72.0 67.0-76.5
75+ 282 91 30.0 24.1-36.6 191 70.0 63.4-75.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 72 28.1 22.3-34.8 196 71.9 65.2-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 644 169 23.8 20.3-27.7 475 76.2 72.3-79.7
Some Post-H.S. 713 170 20.4 17.4-23.8 543 79.6 76.2-82.6
College Graduate 885 135 12.3 10.2-14.6 750 87.7 85.4-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 78 39.1 31.2-47.5 115 60.9 52.5-68.8
$15,000- 24,999 405 114 28.5 23.5-34.0 291 71.5 66.0-76.5
$25,000- 34,999 240 51 19.7 14.7-26.0 189 80.3 74.0-85.3
$35,000- 49,999 267 62 21.4 16.3-27.7 205 78.6 72.3-83.7
$50,000- 74,999 331 56 14.1 10.6-18.5 275 85.9 81.5-89.4
$75,000+ 641 85 12.1 9.5-15.2 556 87.9 84.8-90.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 670 400 60.3 55.8-64.6 270 39.7 35.4-44.2
No 1,816 140 7.1 5.9- 8.6 1,676 92.9 91.4-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 95 31.0 25.4-37.3 199 69.0 62.7-74.6
Non-Veteran 2,221 451 18.9 17.1-20.9 1,770 81.1 79.1-82.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,308 239 16.2 14.1-18.5 1,069 83.8 81.5-85.9
Regional City or Suburban County 671 164 23.4 19.9-27.3 507 76.6 72.7-80.1
Rural 538 143 25.4 21.3-30.0 395 74.6 70.0-78.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,333 155 10.7 9.0-12.7 1,178 89.3 87.3-91.0
Unemployed 107 26 24.8 16.8-34.9 81 75.2 65.1-83.2
Retired 659 187 27.7 23.9-31.8 472 72.3 68.2-76.1
Unable to Work 186 151 81.9 74.7-87.4 35 18.1 12.6-25.3
Other not in Labor Force 223 26 9.6 6.2-14.6 197 90.4 85.4-93.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 51 29.4 22.3-37.7 151 70.6 62.3-77.7
101% to 150% 345 100 26.2 21.4-31.8 245 73.8 68.2-78.6
151% to 200% 159 45 24.4 17.9-32.3 114 75.6 67.7-82.1
More than 200% 1,260 219 15.5 13.4-17.8 1,041 84.5 82.2-86.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 747 200 25.7 22.2-29.5 547 74.3 70.5-77.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,672 319 17.3 15.3-19.4 1,353 82.7 80.6-84.7

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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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