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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 4,593 377 7.3 6.4- 8.2 4,216 92.7 91.8-93.6
-Piedmont NC 2,066 141 6.4 5.2- 7.7 1,925 93.6 92.3-94.8
GENDER
Male 953 43 3.8 2.6- 5.3 910 96.2 94.7-97.4
Female 1,113 98 8.7 6.9-10.8 1,015 91.3 89.2-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,342 78 5.5 4.3- 7.1 1,264 94.5 92.9-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 424 36 7.7 5.2-11.1 388 92.3 88.9-94.8
Other 302 27 8.3 5.4-12.5 275 91.7 87.5-94.6
AGE
18-34 500 17 4.1 2.5- 6.6 483 95.9 93.4-97.5
35-44 288 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 345 29 8.1 5.5-12.0 316 91.9 88.0-94.5
55-64 347 31 7.6 5.2-10.9 316 92.4 89.1-94.8
65-74 338 22 7.5 4.2-12.8 316 92.5 87.2-95.8
75+ 209 23 9.0 5.3-14.8 186 91.0 85.2-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 210 29 11.2 7.4-16.7 181 88.8 83.3-92.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 39 6.8 4.7- 9.7 420 93.2 90.3-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 557 48 8.0 5.9-10.9 509 92.0 89.1-94.1
College Graduate 834 25 2.3 1.4- 3.7 809 97.7 96.3-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 33 19.7 13.3-28.0 112 80.3 72.0-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 273 27 10.1 6.6-15.2 246 89.9 84.8-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 159 17 10.1 5.9-16.5 142 89.9 83.5-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 588 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 564 141 25.0 21.0-29.6 423 75.0 70.4-79.0
No 1,495 *** *** *** 1,495 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 230 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,836 130 6.7 5.5- 8.1 1,706 93.3 91.9-94.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,135 68 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,067 94.5 92.8-95.8
Regional City or Suburban County 491 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 465 95.4 92.9-97.0
Rural 442 47 10.8 7.7-15.0 395 89.2 85.0-92.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,150 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,125 97.8 96.5-98.6
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 512 37 7.0 4.7-10.4 475 93.0 89.6-95.3
Unable to Work 136 58 38.0 28.9-47.9 78 62.0 52.1-71.1
Other not in Labor Force 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 145 21 12.7 7.8-20.0 124 87.3 80.0-92.2
101% to 150% 250 34 12.8 8.8-18.2 216 87.2 81.8-91.2
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,106 31 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,075 97.3 96.0-98.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 834 78 9.2 7.1-11.9 756 90.8 88.1-92.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,128 54 4.1 3.0- 5.5 1,074 95.9 94.5-97.0

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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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