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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,862 3,518 49.6 48.2-51.0 2,283 24.2 23.0-25.4 3,061 26.2 25.1-27.3
-Piedmont NC 5,168 2,133 50.9 49.1-52.8 1,306 24.3 22.7-25.9 1,729 24.8 23.4-26.3
GENDER
Male 2,037 965 55.7 52.9-58.4 472 22.6 20.4-25.0 600 21.7 19.6-23.9
Female 3,131 1,168 46.6 44.1-49.1 834 25.7 23.6-28.0 1,129 27.7 25.7-29.7
RACE
White 3,730 1,419 47.4 45.1-49.6 978 25.5 23.6-27.5 1,333 27.2 25.4-29.0
African American 1,007 424 50.0 45.9-54.2 247 24.4 21.0-28.3 336 25.5 22.3-29.0
Other minorities 355 244 75.2 69.6-80.0 63 16.1 12.3-20.9 48 8.7 5.9-12.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 227 72.3 66.4-77.5 62 19.5 15.0-25.1 32 8.2 5.6-11.9
Non-Hispanic 4,816 1,891 49.1 47.1-51.0 1,238 24.7 23.1-26.4 1,687 26.3 24.7-27.9
AGE
18-34 836 603 71.9 68.2-75.3 169 20.6 17.6-23.9 64 7.6 5.7- 9.9
35-54 1,608 870 55.6 52.5-58.6 397 25.0 22.4-27.8 341 19.4 17.2-22.0
55-64 1,015 321 33.5 29.7-37.5 288 28.5 25.0-32.2 406 38.0 34.3-41.9
65-74 904 184 21.5 18.1-25.2 248 27.1 23.3-31.4 472 51.4 47.0-55.7
75+ 755 126 14.7 11.7-18.4 195 25.3 21.0-30.0 434 60.0 55.0-64.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 674 229 45.0 40.0-50.1 135 20.6 16.9-24.9 310 34.4 30.0-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,384 530 49.5 45.9-53.2 329 22.9 20.0-26.1 525 27.5 24.8-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,353 501 47.6 43.9-51.2 370 26.9 23.9-30.2 482 25.5 22.8-28.5
College Graduate 1,751 870 59.4 56.4-62.3 470 24.6 22.1-27.3 411 16.0 14.2-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 143 35.7 30.2-41.5 102 19.7 15.4-24.7 317 44.7 39.1-50.3
$15,000- 24,999 887 293 42.9 38.6-47.3 215 24.3 20.7-28.2 379 32.9 29.1-36.8
$25,000- 34,999 477 190 47.1 41.0-53.3 121 25.4 20.3-31.3 166 27.5 22.6-32.9
$35,000- 49,999 602 257 49.4 44.1-54.8 172 26.3 22.0-31.2 173 24.2 19.9-29.1
$50,000+ 1,612 842 59.8 56.7-62.8 444 25.5 22.9-28.4 326 14.7 12.8-16.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,358 141 13.3 10.9-16.1 280 23.5 20.2-27.0 937 63.2 59.5-66.8
No 3,737 1,958 60.8 58.8-62.9 1,007 24.3 22.6-26.2 772 14.8 13.5-16.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 577 178 37.7 32.6-43.0 133 24.6 20.3-29.5 266 37.7 32.9-42.8
Non-Veteran 4,588 1,953 52.3 50.3-54.3 1,172 24.2 22.6-25.9 1,463 23.5 22.0-25.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,873 714 45.8 42.6-49.0 484 25.3 22.7-28.2 675 28.9 26.3-31.6
No 3,295 1,419 52.9 50.7-55.2 822 23.8 22.0-25.8 1,054 23.2 21.5-25.0

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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