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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,687 582 7.2 6.6- 8.0 6,105 92.8 92.0-93.4
-Eastern 2,201 209 7.8 6.6- 9.2 1,992 92.2 90.8-93.4
GENDER
Male 935 72 6.0 4.6- 7.8 863 94.0 92.2-95.4
Female 1,266 137 9.6 7.8-11.7 1,129 90.4 88.3-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,357 148 8.7 7.2-10.6 1,209 91.3 89.4-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 572 49 7.7 5.5-10.7 523 92.3 89.3-94.5
Other 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 297 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 370 21 5.9 3.6- 9.3 349 94.1 90.7-96.4
55-64 485 57 12.6 9.4-16.7 428 87.4 83.3-90.6
65-74 368 68 19.5 15.1-24.9 300 80.5 75.1-84.9
75+ 257 50 20.3 14.6-27.5 207 79.7 72.5-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 39 14.5 10.1-20.4 211 85.5 79.6-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 710 56 5.6 4.1- 7.6 654 94.4 92.4-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 655 58 6.6 4.9- 8.8 597 93.4 91.2-95.1
College Graduate 578 55 8.2 5.9-11.3 523 91.8 88.7-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 26 11.2 6.9-17.6 215 88.8 82.4-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 397 40 9.1 6.3-13.0 357 90.9 87.0-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 241 22 7.5 4.7-11.9 219 92.5 88.1-95.3
$50,000- 74,999 276 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 402 37 8.4 5.8-12.1 365 91.6 87.9-94.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 105 14.2 11.4-17.7 555 85.8 82.3-88.6
No 1,488 102 5.5 4.3- 7.0 1,386 94.5 93.0-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 46 10.3 7.4-14.1 322 89.7 85.9-92.6
Non-Veteran 1,828 162 7.3 6.0- 8.8 1,666 92.7 91.2-94.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 165 19 8.5 5.0-14.1 146 91.5 85.9-95.0
Regional City or Suburban 297 22 6.6 4.1-10.6 275 93.4 89.4-95.9
Rural 1,739 168 8.0 6.6- 9.6 1,571 92.0 90.4-93.4

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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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