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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
-Eastern 2,177 1,694 74.6 72.2-76.9 211 10.4 8.9-12.2 135 7.3 6.1- 8.9 119 6.7 5.4- 8.3 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6
GENDER
Male 920 665 69.9 66.1-73.5 92 10.7 8.4-13.5 70 8.5 6.5-11.0 79 9.5 7.3-12.3 *** *** ***
Female 1,257 1,029 79.2 76.2-81.9 119 10.2 8.3-12.5 65 6.2 4.8- 8.2 40 3.9 2.6- 5.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,342 1,054 75.8 72.7-78.6 128 10.5 8.6-12.8 82 7.1 5.5- 9.0 70 6.0 4.5- 7.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 568 467 78.8 74.0-82.9 53 10.8 7.9-14.6 24 5.9 3.7- 9.3 21 4.3 2.4- 7.4 *** *** ***
Other 234 147 60.7 52.9-68.1 27 9.9 6.2-15.6 27 11.6 7.6-17.4 26 14.5 9.4-21.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 388 247 63.5 57.9-68.7 62 15.8 12.1-20.3 47 11.3 8.3-15.2 27 8.3 5.6-12.2 *** *** ***
35-44 296 210 70.0 63.4-75.8 40 11.3 8.0-15.9 20 7.4 4.6-11.8 22 9.9 6.3-15.4 *** *** ***
45-54 364 257 69.0 63.0-74.3 40 11.7 8.2-16.3 27 8.1 5.3-12.2 34 9.5 6.4-13.9 *** *** ***
55-64 483 392 83.6 79.6-86.9 42 7.5 5.3-10.4 23 4.6 3.0- 7.2 25 4.0 2.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
65-74 364 329 92.6 88.8-95.1 18 3.3 1.9- 5.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 254 236 93.4 88.6-96.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 175 67.5 60.0-74.3 17 6.3 3.6-11.1 25 11.7 7.5-17.7 27 13.2 8.7-19.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 538 74.5 70.2-78.3 75 11.7 9.0-15.1 43 6.8 4.9- 9.4 34 5.5 3.6- 8.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 650 509 75.8 71.5-79.6 64 11.3 8.5-14.7 40 6.6 4.6- 9.2 35 5.9 4.0- 8.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 573 468 79.6 75.2-83.4 55 10.4 7.7-13.9 25 5.7 3.6- 8.8 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 172 68.0 59.8-75.2 21 8.1 4.7-13.5 26 15.4 10.0-23.0 18 6.8 3.9-11.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 392 297 73.5 67.6-78.6 33 8.3 5.5-12.3 23 5.8 3.7- 9.2 33 10.5 7.0-15.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 187 132 69.5 60.6-77.1 26 15.0 9.4-23.0 16 9.8 5.7-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 240 186 72.1 64.1-78.9 22 10.0 6.0-16.2 15 8.4 4.8-14.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 273 218 76.8 69.7-82.6 28 13.4 8.8-19.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 403 339 83.3 78.4-87.3 38 9.1 6.2-13.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 544 80.1 75.8-83.8 43 6.5 4.5- 9.2 36 7.1 4.9-10.1 23 5.1 3.1- 8.2 *** *** ***
No 1,472 1,105 71.9 68.9-74.8 164 12.2 10.2-14.5 98 7.6 6.0- 9.5 94 7.5 5.9- 9.5 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 315 87.8 83.5-91.2 26 6.2 3.9- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,808 1,377 72.0 69.3-74.6 184 11.3 9.5-13.3 121 8.0 6.6- 9.8 109 7.6 6.1- 9.5 17 1.1 0.6- 1.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 166 118 63.6 54.1-72.2 23 16.2 10.2-24.7 14 9.3 5.3-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 296 228 72.7 66.0-78.4 25 9.7 6.3-14.8 26 10.9 7.2-16.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,715 1,348 76.2 73.5-78.7 163 10.0 8.3-12.0 95 6.4 5.1- 8.1 98 6.9 5.4- 8.7 *** *** ***

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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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