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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,727 1,954 46.0 44.2-47.7 1,217 26.3 24.7-27.9 1,556 27.8 26.3-29.3
-Piedmont NC 2,132 963 48.2 45.8-50.7 566 26.9 24.6-29.2 603 24.9 22.9-27.0
GENDER
Male 990 493 53.7 50.1-57.3 248 24.4 21.4-27.6 249 21.9 19.1-25.0
Female 1,142 470 43.2 39.9-46.6 318 29.1 26.0-32.5 354 27.6 24.8-30.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,376 545 42.8 39.8-45.9 383 28.0 25.3-31.0 448 29.1 26.5-32.0
Non-Hispanic Black 439 214 52.8 47.3-58.3 117 26.7 21.9-32.1 108 20.5 16.6-25.0
Other 319 206 67.5 61.5-73.0 66 21.1 16.4-26.8 47 11.4 8.3-15.3
AGE
18-34 524 371 68.9 64.1-73.2 122 25.1 21.0-29.6 31 6.1 4.2- 8.8
35-44 299 187 62.1 55.5-68.3 75 26.3 20.7-32.8 37 11.6 8.1-16.3
45-54 356 174 47.5 41.6-53.5 107 29.9 24.7-35.6 75 22.6 17.9-28.1
55-64 352 110 32.6 27.3-38.4 103 27.5 22.6-33.0 139 39.9 34.2-46.0
65-74 345 69 20.9 15.7-27.2 92 25.5 20.1-31.8 184 53.6 46.8-60.3
75+ 216 31 11.6 7.7-17.2 56 30.0 22.0-39.5 129 58.4 49.4-66.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 90 38.2 31.0-46.1 54 29.7 22.5-38.1 81 32.1 25.3-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 193 45.7 40.6-50.9 125 25.7 21.5-30.5 158 28.6 24.3-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 571 246 46.9 42.2-51.6 147 26.3 22.2-30.8 178 26.8 23.0-31.0
College Graduate 853 432 56.2 52.5-59.9 239 27.2 24.0-30.7 182 16.5 14.1-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 64 38.8 30.7-47.5 38 27.3 19.5-36.9 69 33.9 26.4-42.3
$15,000- 24,999 279 105 42.7 35.9-49.9 73 25.2 19.7-31.8 101 32.0 26.1-38.6
$25,000- 34,999 159 54 39.6 30.9-49.1 51 29.2 21.5-38.4 54 31.1 23.6-39.8
$35,000- 49,999 236 109 47.5 40.1-54.9 65 31.5 24.9-38.9 62 21.0 16.0-27.2
$50,000- 74,999 291 134 48.4 41.7-55.3 75 24.3 19.0-30.5 82 27.3 21.6-33.8
$75,000+ 596 324 57.4 52.8-61.9 158 25.5 21.6-29.7 114 17.1 14.0-20.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 101 17.3 14.0-21.2 160 32.4 27.7-37.5 309 50.4 45.4-55.3
No 1,495 823 58.2 55.3-61.1 389 25.1 22.6-27.8 283 16.7 14.6-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 78 39.0 31.9-46.6 53 21.1 15.7-27.6 106 39.9 32.8-47.5
Non-Veteran 1,892 884 49.3 46.7-51.9 511 27.4 25.1-29.9 497 23.3 21.2-25.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,168 605 54.7 51.4-58.0 288 25.3 22.5-28.5 275 19.9 17.5-22.6
Regional City or Suburban County 509 204 44.2 39.2-49.4 141 26.6 22.2-31.5 164 29.2 24.8-34.0
Rural 457 156 36.9 31.8-42.3 137 31.0 26.1-36.3 164 32.1 27.3-37.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,186 685 59.1 55.8-62.2 324 27.2 24.4-30.2 177 13.7 11.7-16.1
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 523 108 20.9 16.7-25.8 145 28.2 23.4-33.6 270 50.9 45.4-56.4
Unable to Work 139 *** *** *** 20 14.2 8.7-22.5 107 76.2 67.0-83.5
Other not in Labor Force 184 113 60.5 52.2-68.3 54 31.3 24.1-39.7 17 8.1 5.0-13.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 74 50.1 40.6-59.7 38 27.5 19.5-37.4 38 22.3 15.9-30.5
101% to 150% 252 79 34.9 28.4-42.0 64 25.7 19.8-32.6 109 39.4 32.8-46.5
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 38 27.7 19.4-37.8
More than 200% 1,125 552 52.7 49.3-56.1 303 25.9 23.0-29.0 270 21.4 18.8-24.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** 36 27.6 19.3-37.7 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 849 333 41.1 37.2-45.0 224 28.8 25.2-32.8 292 30.1 26.6-33.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,170 593 54.0 50.7-57.3 306 25.3 22.5-28.3 271 20.6 18.1-23.4

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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