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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 4,706 431 9.4 8.3-10.6 4,275 90.6 89.4-91.7
-Piedmont NC 2,127 190 9.5 8.0-11.2 1,937 90.5 88.8-92.0
GENDER
Male 986 54 6.1 4.5- 8.4 932 93.9 91.6-95.5
Female 1,141 136 12.5 10.3-15.1 1,005 87.5 84.9-89.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 120 9.1 7.4-11.2 1,253 90.9 88.8-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 437 41 10.8 7.5-15.4 396 89.2 84.6-92.5
Other 319 29 8.8 5.9-12.9 290 91.2 87.1-94.1
AGE
18-34 521 44 9.1 6.6-12.4 477 90.9 87.6-93.4
35-44 299 25 10.3 6.4-16.1 274 89.7 83.9-93.6
45-54 356 32 8.2 5.6-11.9 324 91.8 88.1-94.4
55-64 352 40 11.9 8.5-16.4 312 88.1 83.6-91.5
65-74 345 33 10.5 6.5-16.4 312 89.5 83.6-93.5
75+ 214 14 7.0 3.8-12.3 200 93.0 87.7-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 23 11.6 7.2-18.3 199 88.4 81.7-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 475 45 10.6 7.7-14.4 430 89.4 85.6-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 570 58 10.0 7.3-13.4 512 90.0 86.6-92.7
College Graduate 853 64 7.2 5.5- 9.3 789 92.8 90.7-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 29 15.9 10.8-22.7 142 84.1 77.3-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 279 29 9.9 6.6-14.7 250 90.1 85.3-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 158 16 14.6 8.5-23.9 142 85.4 76.1-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 234 16 7.6 4.4-13.1 218 92.4 86.9-95.6
$50,000- 74,999 291 28 9.3 6.1-13.8 263 90.7 86.2-93.9
$75,000+ 595 37 7.2 4.8-10.6 558 92.8 89.4-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 569 91 15.1 12.0-18.7 478 84.9 81.3-88.0
No 1,491 94 7.6 5.9- 9.6 1,397 92.4 90.4-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 15 5.4 3.0- 9.4 222 94.6 90.6-97.0
Non-Veteran 1,887 175 9.9 8.4-11.8 1,712 90.1 88.2-91.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,167 98 9.3 7.4-11.7 1,069 90.7 88.3-92.6
Regional City or Suburban County 508 47 9.8 7.0-13.6 461 90.2 86.4-93.0
Rural 454 45 9.4 6.7-13.0 409 90.6 87.0-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,183 83 8.1 6.3-10.4 1,100 91.9 89.6-93.7
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 521 46 9.0 6.4-12.5 475 91.0 87.5-93.6
Unable to Work 139 36 24.4 16.6-34.3 103 75.6 65.7-83.4
Other not in Labor Force 184 14 7.6 4.4-12.8 170 92.4 87.2-95.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 16 10.7 6.3-17.6 134 89.3 82.4-93.7
101% to 150% 252 35 13.9 9.5-20.0 217 86.1 80.0-90.5
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,121 80 7.7 5.9-10.0 1,041 92.3 90.0-94.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 846 81 10.5 8.1-13.4 765 89.5 86.6-91.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,168 98 8.8 7.0-11.1 1,070 91.2 88.9-93.0

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

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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