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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
-Piedmont NC 3,993 447 11.3 10.1-12.7 3,546 88.7 87.3-89.9
GENDER
Male 1,734 142 9.0 7.3-11.0 1,592 91.0 89.0-92.7
Female 2,259 305 13.6 11.9-15.4 1,954 86.4 84.6-88.1
RACE
White 2,787 305 11.3 9.9-13.0 2,482 88.7 87.0-90.1
African American 819 111 13.8 11.2-16.9 708 86.2 83.1-88.8
Other minorities 331 26 6.1 3.6-10.0 305 93.9 90.0-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 324 20 5.2 3.0- 9.0 304 94.8 91.0-97.0
Non-Hispanic 3,638 425 12.0 10.7-13.4 3,213 88.0 86.6-89.3
AGE
18-34 745 89 13.1 10.4-16.5 656 86.9 83.5-89.6
35-54 1,200 118 9.9 8.1-11.9 1,082 90.1 88.1-91.9
55-64 768 101 13.1 10.7-16.0 667 86.9 84.0-89.3
65-74 703 84 11.6 9.2-14.6 619 88.4 85.4-90.8
75+ 505 47 7.8 5.7-10.6 458 92.2 89.4-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 493 68 14.2 10.5-18.9 425 85.8 81.1-89.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,008 113 11.1 9.0-13.6 895 88.9 86.4-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,013 126 12.2 9.9-14.9 887 87.8 85.1-90.1
College Graduate 1,461 139 9.2 7.6-11.0 1,322 90.8 89.0-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 87 17.6 13.9-22.0 358 82.4 78.0-86.1
$15,000- 24,999 623 79 13.6 10.2-17.8 544 86.4 82.2-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 356 43 13.3 9.5-18.2 313 86.7 81.8-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 435 39 8.7 5.8-12.9 396 91.3 87.1-94.2
$50,000+ 1,340 125 9.8 7.9-12.0 1,215 90.2 88.0-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 978 200 21.2 18.1-24.7 778 78.8 75.3-81.9
No 2,867 225 8.5 7.2- 9.9 2,642 91.5 90.1-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 473 37 6.2 4.3- 8.9 436 93.8 91.1-95.7
Non-Veteran 3,510 409 12.0 10.6-13.4 3,101 88.0 86.6-89.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,525 198 13.1 11.0-15.5 1,327 86.9 84.5-89.0
No 2,468 249 10.3 8.8-11.9 2,219 89.7 88.1-91.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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