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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Healthy Days

Frequent Mental Distress (within the past 30 days)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,662 581 12.3 11.2-13.6 4,081 87.7 86.4-88.8
-Piedmont NC 2,112 228 11.1 9.6-12.8 1,884 88.9 87.2-90.4
GENDER
Male 979 98 8.7 7.0-10.8 881 91.3 89.2-93.0
Female 1,133 130 13.3 11.0-16.0 1,003 86.7 84.0-89.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,364 143 10.7 8.9-12.9 1,221 89.3 87.1-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 436 55 12.6 9.4-16.7 381 87.4 83.3-90.6
Other 314 30 10.3 6.9-15.0 284 89.7 85.0-93.1
AGE
18-34 521 68 14.7 11.5-18.7 453 85.3 81.3-88.5
35-44 298 32 10.2 7.0-14.7 266 89.8 85.3-93.0
45-54 354 46 13.1 9.5-17.7 308 86.9 82.3-90.5
55-64 348 38 9.0 6.3-12.7 310 91.0 87.3-93.7
65-74 344 32 8.2 5.2-12.7 312 91.8 87.3-94.8
75+ 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 34 16.4 11.2-23.2 183 83.6 76.8-88.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 472 51 10.8 7.9-14.5 421 89.2 85.5-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 566 76 13.4 10.5-16.9 490 86.6 83.1-89.5
College Graduate 850 67 7.0 5.3- 9.1 783 93.0 90.9-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 37 20.3 14.3-28.0 131 79.7 72.0-85.7
$15,000- 24,999 277 40 13.9 9.7-19.5 237 86.1 80.5-90.3
$25,000- 34,999 158 24 15.1 9.8-22.6 134 84.9 77.4-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 235 26 11.7 7.5-17.9 209 88.3 82.1-92.5
$50,000- 74,999 291 28 9.2 5.9-14.1 263 90.8 85.9-94.1
$75,000+ 594 40 6.9 4.9- 9.7 554 93.1 90.3-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 558 130 25.2 21.0-30.0 428 74.8 70.0-79.0
No 1,488 89 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,399 94.0 92.4-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 31 13.0 8.7-18.9 202 87.0 81.1-91.3
Non-Veteran 1,876 197 10.9 9.3-12.8 1,679 89.1 87.2-90.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,163 114 9.9 8.0-12.1 1,049 90.1 87.9-92.0
Regional City or Suburban County 500 59 12.3 9.3-16.1 441 87.7 83.9-90.7
Rural 451 55 12.7 9.4-16.9 396 87.3 83.1-90.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,179 105 9.1 7.4-11.2 1,074 90.9 88.8-92.6
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 516 40 7.1 4.7-10.4 476 92.9 89.6-95.3
Unable to Work 135 46 30.3 22.1-39.9 89 69.7 60.1-77.9
Other not in Labor Force 183 24 16.6 10.9-24.5 159 83.4 75.5-89.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 149 22 15.9 10.1-24.0 127 84.1 76.0-89.9
101% to 150% 248 45 17.3 12.7-23.1 203 82.7 76.9-87.3
151% to 200% 111 20 17.4 10.0-28.4 91 82.6 71.6-90.0
More than 200% 1,122 92 8.1 6.4-10.1 1,030 91.9 89.9-93.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 839 110 13.5 11.0-16.6 729 86.5 83.4-89.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,162 105 9.4 7.6-11.6 1,057 90.6 88.4-92.4

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*Frequent Mental Distress (FMD) was defined as having 14 or more days of poor mental health (including stress, depression, and problems with emotions) in the past 30 days.

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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