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2014 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 7,283 2,987 48.8 47.4-50.2 1,881 25.0 23.8-26.2 2,415 26.3 25.1-27.4
-Piedmont NC 4,001 1,753 51.3 49.4-53.2 1,045 25.0 23.4-26.6 1,203 23.7 22.3-25.2
GENDER
Male 1,734 854 56.8 54.0-59.5 434 23.6 21.3-26.1 446 19.6 17.7-21.7
Female 2,267 899 46.1 43.6-48.6 611 26.3 24.1-28.5 757 27.7 25.6-29.8
RACE
White 2,792 1,096 46.9 44.6-49.2 767 27.0 25.1-29.1 929 26.0 24.3-27.9
African American 822 401 55.7 51.7-59.6 196 21.5 18.5-24.8 225 22.8 19.8-26.2
Other minorities 331 225 72.6 66.7-77.7 63 16.8 12.9-21.8 43 10.6 7.2-15.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 324 232 74.2 68.5-79.1 60 18.0 13.8-23.1 32 7.8 5.2-11.6
Non-Hispanic 3,646 1,505 49.0 47.1-51.0 974 25.5 23.9-27.3 1,167 25.4 23.9-27.0
AGE
18-34 746 544 72.2 68.3-75.9 155 21.2 17.9-24.9 47 6.6 4.7- 9.1
35-54 1,202 684 56.7 53.5-59.8 296 24.3 21.7-27.1 222 19.0 16.6-21.6
55-64 772 255 32.4 28.9-36.2 224 30.1 26.6-33.9 293 37.5 33.7-41.3
65-74 703 143 20.1 17.1-23.6 200 27.5 24.0-31.4 360 52.3 48.1-56.5
75+ 505 80 16.3 12.7-20.8 153 31.4 26.8-36.3 272 52.3 47.2-57.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 493 198 45.2 39.9-50.5 106 22.4 18.2-27.2 189 32.5 27.9-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,010 402 50.5 46.8-54.2 252 22.7 19.9-25.8 356 26.8 23.9-29.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 411 48.2 44.6-51.9 278 27.8 24.6-31.2 326 24.0 21.3-26.9
College Graduate 1,464 731 58.6 55.7-61.4 403 25.3 22.9-27.9 330 16.1 14.3-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 159 42.7 37.2-48.3 85 18.0 14.2-22.6 202 39.3 34.1-44.8
$15,000- 24,999 624 237 46.6 41.8-51.4 166 26.2 22.2-30.8 221 27.2 23.5-31.3
$25,000- 34,999 356 135 41.0 35.0-47.2 97 29.1 23.8-35.2 124 29.9 24.8-35.5
$35,000- 49,999 435 191 54.4 48.6-60.1 115 24.0 19.4-29.3 129 21.6 17.6-26.2
$50,000+ 1,344 698 57.4 54.3-60.5 362 25.7 23.0-28.6 284 16.9 14.7-19.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 979 120 15.1 12.4-18.2 221 23.8 20.6-27.3 638 61.1 57.2-64.8
No 2,872 1,557 60.7 58.6-62.8 789 25.5 23.6-27.4 526 13.8 12.5-15.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 473 161 41.9 36.5-47.6 125 25.6 21.3-30.5 187 32.4 27.8-37.4
Non-Veteran 3,518 1,586 52.4 50.4-54.3 919 25.0 23.3-26.7 1,013 22.7 21.2-24.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,526 640 48.4 45.4-51.5 405 26.0 23.3-28.8 481 25.6 23.2-28.1
No 2,475 1,113 53.0 50.7-55.4 640 24.3 22.4-26.4 722 22.6 20.8-24.5

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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 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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