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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,704 1,207 31.0 29.1-32.9 2,497 69.0 67.1-70.9
-Piedmont NC 1,582 477 29.1 26.6-31.9 1,105 70.9 68.1-73.4
GENDER
Male 699 218 30.3 26.4-34.5 481 69.7 65.5-73.6
Female 883 259 28.2 24.8-31.9 624 71.8 68.1-75.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,007 321 31.3 28.0-34.8 686 68.7 65.2-72.0
Non-Hispanic Black 342 109 30.3 24.7-36.6 233 69.7 63.4-75.3
Other 234 47 16.3 12.0-21.9 187 83.7 78.1-88.0
AGE
18-34 327 64 19.1 14.8-24.2 263 80.9 75.8-85.2
35-44 213 48 23.3 16.9-31.2 165 76.7 68.8-83.1
45-54 278 73 28.5 22.8-34.9 205 71.5 65.1-77.2
55-64 279 97 37.1 30.7-43.9 182 62.9 56.1-69.3
65-74 292 122 41.8 34.6-49.3 170 58.2 50.7-65.4
75+ 167 64 37.4 28.5-47.3 103 62.6 52.7-71.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 182 59 34.8 26.8-43.8 123 65.2 56.2-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 362 116 29.8 24.7-35.4 246 70.2 64.6-75.3
Some Post-H.S. 442 145 30.8 26.0-36.1 297 69.2 63.9-74.0
College Graduate 590 156 24.0 20.4-28.0 434 76.0 72.0-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 231 75 29.5 23.2-36.6 156 70.5 63.4-76.8
$25,000- 34,999 122 35 27.1 19.0-37.1 87 72.9 62.9-81.0
$35,000- 49,999 169 46 27.2 20.2-35.5 123 72.8 64.5-79.8
$50,000- 74,999 211 71 34.7 27.3-42.8 140 65.3 57.2-72.7
$75,000+ 422 110 25.3 20.7-30.6 312 74.7 69.4-79.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 465 218 47.2 41.8-52.7 247 52.8 47.3-58.2
No 1,110 257 22.3 19.5-25.4 853 77.7 74.6-80.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 64 45.7 36.3-55.4 87 54.3 44.6-63.7
Non-Veteran 1,431 413 27.6 25.0-30.5 1,018 72.4 69.5-75.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 809 213 25.4 22.0-29.2 596 74.6 70.8-78.0
Regional City or Suburban County 395 132 30.4 25.3-36.0 263 69.6 64.0-74.7
Rural 379 132 35.6 30.1-41.6 247 64.4 58.4-69.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 843 190 24.2 20.9-27.8 653 75.8 72.2-79.1
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 426 173 38.2 32.7-44.1 253 61.8 55.9-67.3
Unable to Work 121 73 61.2 50.5-70.9 48 38.8 29.1-49.5
Other not in Labor Force 130 24 14.5 9.5-21.6 106 85.5 78.4-90.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 120 41 29.6 21.3-39.5 79 70.4 60.5-78.7
101% to 150% 216 77 32.5 25.8-39.9 139 67.5 60.1-74.2
151% to 200% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 800 230 28.7 25.1-32.6 570 71.3 67.4-74.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 696 221 30.1 26.2-34.3 475 69.9 65.7-73.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 794 216 26.6 23.1-30.5 578 73.4 69.5-76.9

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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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