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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,718 448 7.0 6.2- 7.8 4,270 93.0 92.2-93.8
-Piedmont NC 2,130 183 6.6 5.6- 7.8 1,947 93.4 92.2-94.4
GENDER
Male 990 73 5.1 3.9- 6.6 917 94.9 93.4-96.1
Female 1,140 110 8.0 6.4- 9.8 1,030 92.0 90.2-93.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,376 149 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,227 91.7 90.0-93.1
Non-Hispanic Black 438 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8 417 96.4 94.2-97.8
Other 318 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 524 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 355 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 352 37 9.3 6.6-13.1 315 90.7 86.9-93.4
65-74 345 61 15.3 11.6-20.0 284 84.7 80.0-88.4
75+ 216 50 20.0 14.7-26.8 166 80.0 73.2-85.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 15 5.8 3.3-10.1 209 94.2 89.9-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 41 6.2 4.4- 8.8 435 93.8 91.2-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 571 46 6.6 4.8- 9.0 525 93.4 91.0-95.2
College Graduate 852 80 7.1 5.6- 9.1 772 92.9 90.9-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 278 23 6.6 4.2-10.2 255 93.4 89.8-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 20 7.7 4.6-12.7 216 92.3 87.3-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 291 31 8.1 5.5-11.8 260 91.9 88.2-94.5
$75,000+ 595 40 5.0 3.5- 7.0 555 95.0 93.0-96.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 72 10.3 7.8-13.4 498 89.7 86.6-92.2
No 1,493 109 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,384 94.4 93.1-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 33 9.7 6.5-14.0 204 90.3 86.0-93.5
Non-Veteran 1,890 150 6.3 5.2- 7.5 1,740 93.7 92.5-94.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,167 94 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,073 94.0 92.5-95.2
Regional City or Suburban County 509 50 8.1 5.9-11.0 459 91.9 89.0-94.1
Rural 456 39 6.0 4.2- 8.7 417 94.0 91.3-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,184 55 4.0 2.9- 5.3 1,129 96.0 94.7-97.1
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 523 95 15.8 12.7-19.7 428 84.2 80.3-87.3
Unable to Work 139 24 14.2 9.0-21.8 115 85.8 78.2-91.0
Other not in Labor Force 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 252 20 7.3 4.5-11.7 232 92.7 88.3-95.5
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,124 94 6.4 5.1- 8.0 1,030 93.6 92.0-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 848 87 7.9 6.1-10.0 761 92.1 90.0-93.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,169 87 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,082 94.2 92.7-95.4

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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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