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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
-Piedmont NC 3,989 729 19.6 18.1-21.2 1,264 32.8 31.0-34.6 1,217 30.1 28.4-31.8 547 12.7 11.6-14.0 232 4.8 4.2- 5.6
GENDER
Male 1,729 334 20.4 18.2-22.8 554 33.5 30.9-36.3 529 30.1 27.5-32.7 234 12.6 10.9-14.5 78 3.4 2.7- 4.4
Female 2,260 395 18.9 17.0-20.9 710 32.1 29.8-34.5 688 30.0 27.8-32.4 313 12.9 11.3-14.6 154 6.1 5.1- 7.4
RACE
White 2,784 543 20.8 19.0-22.7 952 35.8 33.6-38.0 785 27.0 25.0-29.0 331 11.2 9.9-12.7 173 5.2 4.4- 6.2
African American 819 123 17.9 14.8-21.5 214 27.0 23.6-30.8 301 37.0 33.2-41.0 133 13.6 11.2-16.4 48 4.5 3.3- 6.1
Other minorities 329 53 15.6 11.6-20.6 83 24.9 19.6-31.0 109 34.5 28.6-41.1 73 21.6 17.0-27.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 39 9.7 6.7-13.8 52 16.3 12.0-21.8 122 40.7 34.6-47.1 96 29.5 24.2-35.3 12 3.8 2.1- 6.7
Non-Hispanic 3,636 683 20.5 18.9-22.2 1,199 34.3 32.4-36.2 1,088 29.1 27.4-31.0 447 11.1 10.0-12.4 219 5.0 4.3- 5.8
AGE
18-34 745 183 23.5 20.3-27.2 264 36.2 32.3-40.3 228 31.1 27.5-35.1 62 8.3 6.4-10.7 *** *** ***
35-54 1,197 262 21.7 19.2-24.4 396 33.2 30.2-36.2 308 25.2 22.6-28.0 165 14.3 12.2-16.7 66 5.7 4.4- 7.4
55-64 771 120 14.9 12.3-17.8 227 28.8 25.4-32.5 241 34.6 30.9-38.5 126 15.1 12.6-18.1 57 6.6 5.0- 8.7
65-74 700 115 16.6 13.7-20.0 205 27.0 23.6-30.8 229 32.5 28.7-36.6 95 15.1 12.1-18.6 56 8.7 6.6-11.4
75+ 503 36 7.4 5.2-10.5 143 30.1 25.6-35.1 186 35.9 31.2-41.0 94 17.4 14.1-21.3 44 9.1 6.6-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 483 21 5.4 3.3- 8.6 64 15.3 11.5-20.1 169 36.3 31.2-41.6 152 30.3 25.7-35.3 77 12.7 9.9-16.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 130 16.9 14.1-20.1 250 28.0 24.7-31.7 368 34.9 31.4-38.4 180 14.4 12.2-16.9 78 5.9 4.6- 7.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 172 19.4 16.6-22.6 339 36.0 32.5-39.6 329 30.5 27.3-33.9 123 10.5 8.6-12.7 52 3.6 2.7- 4.9
College Graduate 1,466 401 30.0 27.3-32.8 602 42.5 39.6-45.5 347 22.1 19.7-24.6 91 4.4 3.5- 5.5 25 1.0 0.7- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 443 40 11.7 8.1-16.4 76 20.8 16.4-26.0 136 28.7 24.1-33.9 113 24.1 19.7-29.1 78 14.7 11.4-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 621 53 10.3 7.7-13.7 151 24.7 20.8-29.0 225 37.3 32.7-42.2 133 19.9 16.6-23.8 59 7.8 5.8-10.3
$25,000- 34,999 355 53 16.8 12.5-22.2 104 27.2 22.0-32.9 126 35.0 29.3-41.0 59 17.9 13.6-23.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 434 84 18.5 14.7-23.2 147 35.2 29.8-41.1 146 35.2 29.8-41.1 45 9.2 6.4-13.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,344 378 28.8 25.9-31.8 558 41.8 38.6-45.0 311 23.3 20.7-26.1 77 4.9 3.7- 6.4 20 1.3 0.8- 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 43 4.7 3.4- 6.6 172 19.7 16.5-23.3 286 27.0 23.8-30.4 285 30.3 27.0-34.0 187 18.2 15.6-21.2
No 2,868 659 23.6 21.7-25.5 1,041 36.3 34.2-38.4 888 30.9 28.9-33.0 242 8.0 6.9- 9.3 38 1.2 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 471 83 19.2 15.3-23.8 152 34.9 29.7-40.6 150 29.7 25.0-34.8 65 12.8 9.8-16.6 21 3.4 2.1- 5.5
Non-Veteran 3,508 645 19.7 18.1-21.4 1,108 32.5 30.6-34.4 1,064 30.1 28.3-32.0 482 12.8 11.5-14.1 209 5.0 4.3- 5.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,518 259 16.7 14.6-19.1 453 31.1 28.2-34.0 465 31.8 28.9-34.8 230 14.5 12.5-16.7 111 6.0 4.8- 7.4
No 2,471 470 21.4 19.4-23.4 811 33.8 31.6-36.1 752 29.0 27.0-31.2 317 11.7 10.3-13.2 121 4.2 3.4- 5.1

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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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