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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
-Eastern 2,201 304 14.1 12.3-16.1 1,897 85.9 83.9-87.7
GENDER
Male 933 93 10.9 8.6-13.7 840 89.1 86.3-91.4
Female 1,268 211 17.1 14.5-20.1 1,057 82.9 79.9-85.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,356 177 13.2 11.0-15.8 1,179 86.8 84.2-89.0
Non-Hispanic Black 573 97 17.9 14.2-22.4 476 82.1 77.6-85.8
Other 239 26 10.3 6.5-16.0 213 89.7 84.0-93.5
AGE
18-34 395 57 15.6 11.7-20.5 338 84.4 79.5-88.3
35-44 298 43 13.7 9.6-19.0 255 86.3 81.0-90.4
45-54 370 56 15.7 11.8-20.4 314 84.3 79.6-88.2
55-64 485 65 12.8 9.8-16.6 420 87.2 83.4-90.2
65-74 369 45 10.7 7.7-14.7 324 89.3 85.3-92.3
75+ 256 37 14.3 9.7-20.6 219 85.7 79.4-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 48 17.8 12.2-25.1 202 82.2 74.9-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 110 16.1 13.0-19.9 599 83.9 80.1-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 657 88 12.7 10.0-16.0 569 87.3 84.0-90.0
College Graduate 577 58 9.8 7.3-13.0 519 90.2 87.0-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 57 22.0 16.1-29.3 184 78.0 70.7-83.9
$15,000- 24,999 398 64 19.6 14.6-25.8 334 80.4 74.2-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 187 26 12.1 7.3-19.4 161 87.9 80.6-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 241 30 12.9 8.3-19.5 211 87.1 80.5-91.7
$50,000- 74,999 276 31 9.9 6.4-14.9 245 90.1 85.1-93.6
$75,000+ 401 41 10.9 7.9-15.0 360 89.1 85.0-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 156 22.4 18.8-26.4 504 77.6 73.6-81.2
No 1,488 142 10.8 8.7-13.2 1,346 89.2 86.8-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 38 8.9 6.3-12.6 330 91.1 87.4-93.7
Non-Veteran 1,828 266 15.1 13.1-17.4 1,562 84.9 82.6-86.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 297 36 12.4 8.5-17.7 261 87.6 82.3-91.5
Rural 1,737 258 15.2 13.1-17.6 1,479 84.8 82.4-86.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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