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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,712 778 17.3 16.0-18.6 1,473 31.4 29.8-33.1 1,471 32.2 30.6-34.0 685 13.7 12.5-15.0 305 5.4 4.6- 6.2
-Piedmont NC 2,124 377 18.3 16.4-20.3 707 32.8 30.5-35.1 679 32.9 30.5-35.3 263 12.0 10.5-13.8 98 4.0 3.2- 5.2
GENDER
Male 986 188 20.2 17.4-23.4 336 34.7 31.4-38.3 294 29.6 26.3-33.1 121 11.7 9.6-14.1 47 3.8 2.6- 5.6
Female 1,138 189 16.5 14.2-19.1 371 31.0 28.0-34.2 385 35.9 32.6-39.3 142 12.4 10.2-14.9 51 4.3 3.1- 5.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 259 19.4 17.1-22.0 504 35.5 32.6-38.5 392 29.6 26.8-32.6 153 11.3 9.4-13.5 65 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Non-Hispanic Black 436 68 16.8 13.0-21.3 130 30.0 25.2-35.2 166 38.3 32.9-43.9 52 11.0 8.1-14.7 20 4.0 2.4- 6.6
Other 317 50 14.9 11.1-19.8 75 24.5 19.4-30.5 121 39.9 33.9-46.2 58 17.3 13.2-22.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 523 128 24.7 20.8-29.1 190 35.4 30.9-40.2 159 30.4 26.2-35.1 41 8.7 6.3-11.8 *** *** ***
35-44 298 56 18.5 14.1-24.0 114 37.9 31.9-44.3 94 32.7 26.7-39.3 26 8.6 5.7-12.8 *** *** ***
45-54 354 60 17.1 13.1-22.0 115 31.3 26.2-36.9 110 32.6 27.2-38.7 53 14.1 10.4-18.7 16 4.9 2.8- 8.4
55-64 350 51 13.6 10.2-18.1 113 32.6 27.3-38.4 107 32.8 27.3-38.8 50 13.0 9.6-17.3 29 8.0 5.1-12.4
65-74 344 44 11.4 8.0-16.1 112 30.3 24.6-36.7 109 34.1 27.8-41.1 57 17.3 12.8-23.0 22 6.7 3.8-11.6
75+ 215 27 13.3 8.8-19.7 56 22.3 16.5-29.5 81 37.3 29.4-46.0 35 20.5 13.5-29.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 17 6.9 4.1-11.4 35 16.6 11.3-23.7 75 36.4 28.9-44.7 68 28.8 22.2-36.3 29 11.3 7.5-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 73 19.0 15.0-23.8 117 25.4 21.1-30.2 185 38.4 33.5-43.5 71 13.1 10.1-16.8 27 4.1 2.5- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 568 93 17.0 13.8-20.8 190 33.5 29.3-38.1 192 34.9 30.5-39.7 69 10.9 8.4-14.1 24 3.6 2.2- 5.9
College Graduate 852 192 23.6 20.6-27.0 363 45.0 41.3-48.8 224 24.6 21.6-28.0 55 5.2 3.9- 7.0 18 1.4 0.8- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 20 14.8 9.4-22.6 34 21.9 15.0-30.7 58 33.0 25.2-41.9 34 20.8 14.6-28.7 22 9.5 5.8-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 277 40 14.2 10.0-19.7 65 22.9 17.7-29.1 94 39.0 32.2-46.1 55 15.5 11.6-20.5 23 8.4 5.4-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 159 15 11.0 6.4-18.4 39 26.7 19.0-36.2 56 33.1 25.3-42.0 37 22.6 15.8-31.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 34 16.1 10.9-23.0 92 37.3 30.4-44.7 76 32.5 26.0-39.8 27 12.2 8.1-18.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 291 54 17.3 13.0-22.6 113 37.1 30.8-43.9 100 36.1 29.7-43.0 19 6.7 4.0-11.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 596 144 23.7 20.1-27.7 268 44.7 40.2-49.3 146 25.3 21.3-29.8 31 5.0 3.4- 7.5 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 564 45 7.9 5.6-11.0 100 17.5 14.1-21.6 190 35.0 30.3-40.0 148 26.4 22.1-31.1 81 13.2 10.2-17.0
No 1,493 317 21.5 19.2-24.0 582 37.8 35.0-40.6 475 32.8 30.0-35.7 103 6.9 5.5- 8.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 234 34 15.1 10.6-21.2 77 34.2 27.4-41.6 67 27.5 21.3-34.6 35 15.5 10.7-21.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,887 340 18.5 16.5-20.6 632 32.8 30.4-35.3 611 33.5 31.0-36.1 227 11.6 10.0-13.4 77 3.6 2.8- 4.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,163 224 18.9 16.5-21.5 414 36.3 33.2-39.6 370 32.9 29.8-36.2 118 8.9 7.3-10.8 37 3.0 2.0- 4.5
Regional City or Suburban County 508 87 18.4 14.7-22.8 165 30.0 25.6-34.8 170 34.4 29.5-39.5 65 14.1 10.7-18.4 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Rural 455 66 16.4 12.7-20.9 130 27.5 23.0-32.6 139 30.8 26.0-36.2 80 17.2 13.5-21.6 40 8.1 5.5-11.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,183 238 20.0 17.6-22.7 458 37.7 34.6-40.9 376 33.2 30.1-36.4 100 8.1 6.5-10.0 *** *** ***
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 18.6 10.5-30.9 *** *** ***
Retired 521 71 12.4 9.5-16.0 154 27.3 22.9-32.2 181 37.1 31.9-42.7 82 17.8 13.7-22.8 33 5.4 3.6- 8.0
Unable to Work 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 26.5 18.3-36.7 45 33.5 24.9-43.4 44 30.4 21.7-40.8
Other not in Labor Force 183 49 28.7 21.9-36.7 61 33.0 25.6-41.3 49 27.3 20.5-35.3 22 9.9 6.3-15.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 147 23 15.4 9.8-23.4 34 26.3 18.2-36.4 47 35.8 27.0-45.8 29 14.5 9.7-21.1 14 8.0 4.4-14.0
101% to 150% 251 31 13.3 9.1-19.0 48 18.4 13.5-24.5 97 38.6 31.9-45.7 49 19.5 14.3-26.1 26 10.2 6.6-15.5
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 18.0 11.2-27.7 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,125 228 20.4 17.8-23.2 469 41.2 37.9-44.5 324 29.4 26.3-32.7 84 7.2 5.6- 9.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 14 15.4 8.8-25.5 32 27.1 18.4-37.9 36 32.3 23.0-43.3 26 20.2 13.1-30.0 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 846 139 18.0 15.1-21.3 255 28.3 24.9-32.0 276 33.7 29.9-37.6 117 14.2 11.6-17.4 59 5.8 4.3- 7.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,165 224 18.7 16.3-21.4 422 36.6 33.4-39.8 367 32.3 29.2-35.6 120 9.7 8.0-11.8 32 2.7 1.7- 4.1

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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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