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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,256 5,721 81.0 80.0-82.1 1,535 19.0 17.9-20.0
-Piedmont NC 3,989 3,210 82.4 81.0-83.8 779 17.6 16.2-19.0
GENDER
Male 1,729 1,417 84.0 82.0-85.9 312 16.0 14.1-18.0
Female 2,260 1,793 81.0 79.0-82.8 467 19.0 17.2-21.0
RACE
White 2,784 2,280 83.5 81.8-85.1 504 16.5 14.9-18.2
African American 819 638 81.9 78.8-84.6 181 18.1 15.4-21.2
Other minorities 329 245 75.0 69.3-80.0 84 25.0 20.0-30.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 213 66.7 60.7-72.2 108 33.3 27.8-39.3
Non-Hispanic 3,636 2,970 83.9 82.5-85.3 666 16.1 14.7-17.5
AGE
18-34 745 675 90.9 88.4-92.9 70 9.1 7.1-11.6
35-54 1,197 966 80.0 77.3-82.5 231 20.0 17.5-22.7
55-64 771 588 78.3 74.9-81.3 183 21.7 18.7-25.1
65-74 700 549 76.2 72.3-79.8 151 23.8 20.2-27.7
75+ 503 365 73.5 69.0-77.6 138 26.5 22.4-31.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 483 254 57.0 51.7-62.1 229 43.0 37.9-48.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 748 79.8 76.9-82.3 258 20.2 17.7-23.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 840 85.9 83.5-88.0 175 14.1 12.0-16.5
College Graduate 1,466 1,350 94.6 93.4-95.6 116 5.4 4.4- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 443 252 61.2 55.7-66.4 191 38.8 33.6-44.3
$15,000- 24,999 621 429 72.3 68.1-76.2 192 27.7 23.8-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 355 283 78.9 73.5-83.5 72 21.1 16.5-26.5
$35,000- 49,999 434 377 89.0 85.0-92.0 57 11.0 8.0-15.0
$50,000+ 1,344 1,247 93.8 92.2-95.1 97 6.2 4.9- 7.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 501 51.4 47.6-55.2 472 48.6 44.8-52.4
No 2,868 2,588 90.8 89.5-92.0 280 9.2 8.0-10.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 471 385 83.8 79.8-87.1 86 16.2 12.9-20.2
Non-Veteran 3,508 2,817 82.3 80.8-83.7 691 17.7 16.3-19.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,518 1,177 79.6 77.1-81.8 341 20.4 18.2-22.9
No 2,471 2,033 84.2 82.5-85.8 438 15.8 14.2-17.5

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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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