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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,347 146 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,201 98.1 97.7-98.4
-Piedmont NC 3,452 67 1.7 1.3- 2.2 3,385 98.3 97.8-98.7
GENDER
Male 1,456 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 1,996 53 2.6 1.9- 3.5 1,943 97.4 96.5-98.1
RACE
White 2,437 56 2.2 1.6- 2.9 2,381 97.8 97.1-98.4
African American 700 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,160 65 1.8 1.4- 2.4 3,095 98.2 97.6-98.6
AGE
18-34 555 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,047 22 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,025 97.9 96.6-98.7
55-64 690 23 2.8 1.8- 4.4 667 97.2 95.6-98.2
65-74 635 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 475 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 882 22 1.8 1.1- 3.0 860 98.2 97.0-98.9
Some Post-H.S. 884 26 2.4 1.5- 3.7 858 97.6 96.3-98.5
College Graduate 1,247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 345 14 2.6 1.4- 4.5 331 97.4 95.5-98.6
$15,000- 24,999 558 16 2.5 1.4- 4.3 542 97.5 95.7-98.6
$25,000- 34,999 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 378 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 906 52 5.8 4.2- 7.8 854 94.2 92.2-95.8
No 2,528 15 0.6 0.3- 1.0 2,513 99.4 99.0-99.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 408 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,041 63 1.8 1.3- 2.3 2,978 98.2 97.7-98.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,087 24 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,063 97.9 96.7-98.7
No 2,365 43 1.5 1.1- 2.1 2,322 98.5 97.9-98.9

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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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