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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 4,610 829 14.9 13.7-16.2 3,781 85.1 83.8-86.3
-Piedmont NC 2,078 311 12.7 11.2-14.5 1,767 87.3 85.5-88.8
GENDER
Male 961 113 9.3 7.5-11.6 848 90.7 88.4-92.5
Female 1,117 198 15.7 13.4-18.4 919 84.3 81.6-86.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,350 197 12.6 10.7-14.8 1,153 87.4 85.2-89.3
Non-Hispanic Black 425 82 15.3 11.8-19.6 343 84.7 80.4-88.2
Other 305 32 8.9 6.0-13.0 273 91.1 87.0-94.0
AGE
18-34 508 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 289 17 4.9 2.9- 8.2 272 95.1 91.8-97.1
45-54 346 50 14.1 10.5-18.8 296 85.9 81.2-89.5
55-64 347 75 21.0 16.4-26.4 272 79.0 73.6-83.6
65-74 338 91 25.1 19.9-31.0 247 74.9 69.0-80.1
75+ 211 62 30.8 22.7-40.2 149 69.2 59.8-77.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 67 30.6 23.6-38.6 145 69.4 61.4-76.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 461 81 12.5 9.8-15.8 380 87.5 84.2-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 560 91 12.7 10.0-15.9 469 87.3 84.1-90.0
College Graduate 839 71 5.6 4.3- 7.3 768 94.4 92.7-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 53 32.6 24.2-42.4 94 67.4 57.6-75.8
$15,000- 24,999 272 60 19.6 14.7-25.5 212 80.4 74.5-85.3
$25,000- 34,999 159 33 18.0 12.3-25.5 126 82.0 74.5-87.7
$35,000- 49,999 230 27 9.0 6.0-13.4 203 91.0 86.6-94.0
$50,000- 74,999 288 29 8.4 5.2-13.4 259 91.6 86.6-94.8
$75,000+ 591 30 4.5 3.0- 6.7 561 95.5 93.3-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 567 311 50.3 45.3-55.3 256 49.7 44.7-54.7
No 1,495 *** *** *** 1,495 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 232 52 17.0 12.1-23.3 180 83.0 76.7-87.9
Non-Veteran 1,846 259 12.3 10.6-14.1 1,587 87.7 85.9-89.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,141 128 9.2 7.5-11.3 1,013 90.8 88.7-92.5
Regional City or Suburban County 497 85 14.1 10.8-18.1 412 85.9 81.9-89.2
Rural 442 98 20.0 16.1-24.6 344 80.0 75.4-83.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,156 54 4.2 3.1- 5.6 1,102 95.8 94.4-96.9
Unemployed 74 16 17.0 9.6-28.4 58 83.0 71.6-90.4
Retired 514 138 25.7 21.0-30.9 376 74.3 69.1-79.0
Unable to Work 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 147 32 19.2 13.0-27.4 115 80.8 72.6-87.0
101% to 150% 249 66 23.6 18.2-30.0 183 76.4 70.0-81.8
151% to 200% 112 20 14.0 8.6-22.0 92 86.0 78.0-91.4
More than 200% 1,111 96 7.0 5.5- 8.8 1,015 93.0 91.2-94.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 107 22 16.2 9.8-25.5 85 83.8 74.5-90.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 837 160 16.9 14.1-20.0 677 83.1 80.0-85.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,136 129 9.4 7.6-11.5 1,007 90.6 88.5-92.4

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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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