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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Demographics

Functional Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,590 1,461 28.8 27.2-30.5 3,129 71.2 69.5-72.8
-Piedmont NC 2,063 569 25.6 23.5-27.9 1,494 74.4 72.1-76.5
GENDER
Male 948 244 22.7 19.8-25.9 704 77.3 74.1-80.2
Female 1,115 325 28.2 25.2-31.5 790 71.8 68.5-74.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,340 370 25.8 23.1-28.7 970 74.2 71.3-76.9
Non-Hispanic Black 424 118 25.6 21.0-30.8 306 74.4 69.2-79.0
Other 301 82 24.8 19.8-30.6 219 75.2 69.4-80.2
AGE
18-34 498 76 16.9 13.4-21.1 422 83.1 78.9-86.6
35-44 285 49 17.6 13.1-23.2 236 82.4 76.8-86.9
45-54 346 87 23.4 18.7-28.8 259 76.6 71.2-81.3
55-64 348 114 32.8 27.4-38.8 234 67.2 61.2-72.6
65-74 340 127 35.8 29.7-42.5 213 64.2 57.5-70.3
75+ 207 106 52.1 43.4-60.7 101 47.9 39.3-56.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 104 48.0 39.8-56.3 105 52.0 43.7-60.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 154 29.4 24.9-34.3 305 70.6 65.7-75.1
Some Post-H.S. 557 166 26.1 22.2-30.3 391 73.9 69.7-77.8
College Graduate 832 143 13.0 10.8-15.5 689 87.0 84.5-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 79 51.0 41.3-60.5 67 49.0 39.5-58.7
$15,000- 24,999 272 109 38.2 31.7-45.2 163 61.8 54.8-68.3
$25,000- 34,999 157 56 31.4 23.9-40.2 101 68.6 59.8-76.1
$35,000- 49,999 228 52 22.0 16.3-28.9 176 78.0 71.1-83.7
$50,000- 74,999 286 59 18.5 13.6-24.5 227 81.5 75.5-86.4
$75,000+ 587 80 12.8 10.0-16.2 507 87.2 83.8-90.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 570 100 . - . *** *** ***
No 1,495 *** *** *** 1,495 100 . - .
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,132 262 21.5 18.8-24.4 870 78.5 75.6-81.2
Regional City or Suburban County 490 153 27.8 23.4-32.7 337 72.2 67.3-76.6
Rural 443 155 33.7 28.6-39.1 288 66.3 60.9-71.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,145 173 14.7 12.6-17.2 972 85.3 82.8-87.4
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 511 213 41.7 36.3-47.3 298 58.3 52.7-63.7
Unable to Work 138 114 79.6 69.4-87.0 24 20.4 13.0-30.6
Other not in Labor Force 179 34 19.0 13.2-26.6 145 81.0 73.4-86.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 145 56 34.8 26.4-44.2 89 65.2 55.8-73.6
101% to 150% 248 110 42.8 35.8-50.0 138 57.2 50.0-64.2
151% to 200% 111 42 34.7 25.0-45.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,104 197 15.9 13.6-18.6 907 84.1 81.4-86.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 108 30 20.5 13.5-30.0 78 79.5 70.0-86.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 832 275 31.7 28.0-35.6 557 68.3 64.4-72.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,125 265 21.6 19.0-24.5 860 78.4 75.5-81.0

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*Functional disability status (Yes) is defined by an affirmative response to at least one of the six functional disability items in the Demographics section. See the 2018 BRFSS Technical Notes for details.

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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