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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,719 4,088 85.5 84.1-86.7 631 14.5 13.3-15.9
-Piedmont NC 2,127 1,852 86.1 84.3-87.8 275 13.9 12.2-15.7
GENDER
Male 988 859 86.1 83.3-88.5 129 13.9 11.5-16.7
Female 1,139 993 86.1 83.5-88.4 146 13.9 11.6-16.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,374 1,285 92.0 89.9-93.7 89 8.0 6.3-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 438 374 84.4 79.9-88.0 64 15.6 12.0-20.1
Other 317 195 60.1 53.7-66.1 122 39.9 33.9-46.3
AGE
18-34 521 409 78.1 73.7-81.8 112 21.9 18.2-26.3
35-44 298 241 82.7 77.4-86.9 57 17.3 13.1-22.6
45-54 355 298 85.8 81.0-89.5 57 14.2 10.5-19.0
55-64 352 313 89.2 84.7-92.5 39 10.8 7.5-15.3
65-74 345 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 137 66.2 58.9-72.8 88 33.8 27.2-41.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 385 82.3 78.0-85.9 88 17.7 14.1-22.0
Some Post-H.S. 569 507 87.8 84.1-90.7 62 12.2 9.3-15.9
College Graduate 853 816 95.9 94.2-97.2 37 4.1 2.8- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 127 77.5 70.2-83.4 44 22.5 16.6-29.8
$15,000- 24,999 277 207 73.1 66.6-78.8 70 26.9 21.2-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 159 124 76.9 67.9-84.0 35 23.1 16.0-32.1
$35,000- 49,999 236 213 87.0 79.9-91.9 23 13.0 8.1-20.1
$50,000- 74,999 291 276 94.0 89.6-96.7 15 6.0 3.3-10.4
$75,000+ 595 574 95.3 92.5-97.0 21 4.7 3.0- 7.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 491 84.0 79.9-87.4 79 16.0 12.6-20.1
No 1,490 1,310 87.5 85.3-89.3 180 12.5 10.7-14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,887 1,621 84.9 82.9-86.8 266 15.1 13.2-17.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,164 987 83.3 80.5-85.7 177 16.7 14.3-19.5
Regional City or Suburban County 509 462 90.2 86.7-92.8 47 9.8 7.2-13.3
Rural 456 405 88.1 83.8-91.4 51 11.9 8.6-16.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,183 1,020 86.4 83.9-88.5 163 13.6 11.5-16.1
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 523 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 183 134 74.7 66.9-81.3 49 25.3 18.7-33.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 103 69.4 60.0-77.5 47 30.6 22.5-40.0
101% to 150% 251 202 81.4 75.6-86.1 49 18.6 13.9-24.4
151% to 200% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,124 1,067 93.8 91.8-95.4 57 6.2 4.6- 8.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 847 742 86.6 83.5-89.1 105 13.4 10.9-16.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,167 1,008 85.4 82.9-87.7 159 14.6 12.3-17.1

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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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