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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,721 660 14.5 13.2-15.9 4,061 85.5 84.1-86.8
-Piedmont NC 2,130 291 14.3 12.6-16.2 1,839 85.7 83.8-87.4
GENDER
Male 988 112 12.6 10.2-15.5 876 87.4 84.5-89.8
Female 1,142 179 15.8 13.4-18.6 963 84.2 81.4-86.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,375 183 13.9 11.8-16.3 1,192 86.1 83.7-88.2
Non-Hispanic Black 438 65 16.4 12.4-21.3 373 83.6 78.7-87.6
Other 319 43 12.5 9.0-17.0 276 87.5 83.0-91.0
AGE
18-34 523 79 15.7 12.5-19.6 444 84.3 80.4-87.5
35-44 299 38 15.3 10.6-21.5 261 84.7 78.5-89.4
45-54 356 49 12.9 9.5-17.4 307 87.1 82.6-90.5
55-64 352 52 15.2 11.4-20.0 300 84.8 80.0-88.6
65-74 345 47 14.1 9.7-20.1 298 85.9 79.9-90.3
75+ 215 23 10.7 6.6-17.0 192 89.3 83.0-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 35 17.2 11.8-24.4 188 82.8 75.6-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 66 15.9 12.3-20.3 410 84.1 79.7-87.7
Some Post-H.S. 571 86 14.9 11.8-18.7 485 85.1 81.3-88.2
College Graduate 853 104 11.2 9.1-13.8 749 88.8 86.2-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 37 19.7 14.0-26.9 134 80.3 73.1-86.0
$15,000- 24,999 279 42 15.5 11.1-21.1 237 84.5 78.9-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 158 25 19.4 12.6-28.7 133 80.6 71.3-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 235 26 12.0 7.9-17.9 209 88.0 82.1-92.1
$50,000- 74,999 291 42 15.0 10.6-20.9 249 85.0 79.1-89.4
$75,000+ 596 60 10.4 7.7-14.0 536 89.6 86.0-92.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 127 21.9 18.1-26.2 443 78.1 73.8-81.9
No 1,493 157 11.8 9.8-14.0 1,336 88.2 86.0-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 27 10.2 6.6-15.5 210 89.8 84.5-93.4
Non-Veteran 1,890 264 14.8 12.9-16.9 1,626 85.2 83.1-87.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,168 154 13.9 11.6-16.5 1,014 86.1 83.5-88.4
Regional City or Suburban County 509 69 14.6 11.1-18.8 440 85.4 81.2-88.9
Rural 455 68 15.0 11.4-19.3 387 85.0 80.7-88.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,185 135 12.4 10.2-14.9 1,050 87.6 85.1-89.8
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 522 70 13.5 10.3-17.6 452 86.5 82.4-89.7
Unable to Work 139 40 26.6 18.6-36.6 99 73.4 63.4-81.4
Other not in Labor Force 184 25 15.1 10.1-22.1 159 84.9 77.9-89.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 22 14.7 9.4-22.2 128 85.3 77.8-90.6
101% to 150% 252 48 19.5 14.2-26.1 204 80.5 73.9-85.8
151% to 200% 112 15 17.4 10.1-28.4 97 82.6 71.6-89.9
More than 200% 1,123 130 12.0 9.8-14.6 993 88.0 85.4-90.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 16 11.9 6.9-19.8 99 88.1 80.2-93.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 848 128 16.3 13.5-19.7 720 83.7 80.3-86.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,169 147 13.0 10.8-15.6 1,022 87.0 84.4-89.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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