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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,626 288 5.4 4.7- 6.3 4,338 94.6 93.7-95.3
-Piedmont NC 2,086 95 4.3 3.4- 5.5 1,991 95.7 94.5-96.6
GENDER
Male 962 37 4.0 2.7- 5.9 925 96.0 94.1-97.3
Female 1,124 58 4.6 3.4- 6.2 1,066 95.4 93.8-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,354 53 4.3 3.1- 5.8 1,301 95.7 94.2-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 426 25 5.2 3.3- 8.0 401 94.8 92.0-96.7
Other 308 17 3.1 1.8- 5.2 291 96.9 94.8-98.2
AGE
18-34 510 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 290 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 347 21 5.4 3.3- 8.7 326 94.6 91.3-96.7
55-64 348 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 340 21 5.8 3.5- 9.6 319 94.2 90.4-96.5
75+ 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 19 7.8 4.6-12.9 196 92.2 87.1-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 463 27 4.8 3.1- 7.4 436 95.2 92.6-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 562 27 4.7 3.0- 7.3 535 95.3 92.7-97.0
College Graduate 840 21 2.0 1.2- 3.2 819 98.0 96.8-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 21 14.5 8.9-22.8 125 85.5 77.2-91.1
$15,000- 24,999 276 26 7.5 4.9-11.5 250 92.5 88.5-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 592 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 569 95 17.1 13.6-21.2 474 82.9 78.8-86.4
No 1,495 *** *** *** 1,495 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,855 83 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,772 95.8 94.6-96.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,144 48 3.9 2.7- 5.5 1,096 96.1 94.5-97.3
Regional City or Suburban County 499 23 4.8 3.0- 7.5 476 95.2 92.5-97.0
Rural 445 24 4.8 3.0- 7.8 421 95.2 92.2-97.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,158 24 2.0 1.3- 3.2 1,134 98.0 96.8-98.7
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 517 30 6.4 4.1- 9.6 487 93.6 90.4-95.9
Unable to Work 137 29 21.5 13.9-31.7 108 78.5 68.3-86.1
Other not in Labor Force 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 148 17 10.1 5.9-16.9 131 89.9 83.1-94.1
101% to 150% 249 27 9.3 6.0-14.3 222 90.7 85.7-94.0
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,114 24 2.2 1.3- 3.6 1,090 97.8 96.4-98.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 840 42 5.1 3.6- 7.2 798 94.9 92.8-96.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,141 45 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,096 96.4 94.9-97.5

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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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