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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,698 2,863 49.0 47.6-50.5 1,778 24.8 23.6-26.0 2,057 26.2 25.0-27.4
-Eastern 2,204 882 46.9 44.3-49.5 571 23.7 21.6-25.9 751 29.4 27.2-31.7
GENDER
Male 935 434 54.8 50.9-58.6 231 21.2 18.3-24.4 270 24.1 21.1-27.3
Female 1,269 448 39.3 36.0-42.8 340 26.1 23.2-29.3 481 34.5 31.4-37.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,358 496 43.7 40.4-47.1 360 24.5 21.8-27.5 502 31.7 28.9-34.7
Non-Hispanic Black 574 230 45.8 40.6-51.0 155 24.3 20.3-28.8 189 30.0 25.7-34.7
Other 239 138 63.2 55.7-70.1 49 18.6 13.4-25.2 52 18.2 13.4-24.4
AGE
18-34 396 286 72.1 66.7-76.9 73 19.3 15.1-24.4 37 8.5 6.1-11.9
35-44 298 172 58.5 51.7-64.9 76 23.9 18.7-30.0 50 17.6 12.9-23.7
45-54 370 163 42.7 37.0-48.7 94 23.5 19.0-28.8 113 33.7 28.3-39.6
55-64 486 143 29.1 24.6-34.1 155 29.4 25.0-34.2 188 41.5 36.4-46.8
65-74 369 71 17.6 13.6-22.6 107 28.6 23.5-34.3 191 53.7 47.7-59.7
75+ 257 33 11.8 8.1-16.9 60 22.2 16.7-28.7 164 66.0 58.9-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 250 70 33.9 27.0-41.7 59 24.0 17.7-31.8 121 42.0 34.9-49.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 711 284 48.7 44.2-53.2 172 22.2 18.9-26.0 255 29.1 25.4-33.0
Some Post-H.S. 657 255 48.2 43.6-52.9 172 23.2 19.7-27.2 230 28.5 24.8-32.5
College Graduate 578 269 52.6 47.8-57.4 165 26.7 22.6-31.1 144 20.7 17.4-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 62 31.5 24.2-39.9 66 26.3 20.0-33.8 113 42.2 34.7-50.0
$15,000- 24,999 398 139 40.2 34.3-46.5 96 22.0 17.1-27.8 163 37.8 32.2-43.8
$25,000- 34,999 187 76 51.2 42.3-60.0 40 17.9 12.4-25.3 71 30.9 23.5-39.4
$35,000- 49,999 241 108 53.7 45.9-61.2 62 22.4 16.7-29.3 71 24.0 18.4-30.6
$50,000- 74,999 276 140 59.0 51.7-65.8 72 23.9 18.3-30.6 64 17.1 12.7-22.7
$75,000+ 403 187 49.9 44.1-55.6 126 27.7 23.0-33.0 90 22.4 18.1-27.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 662 67 14.0 10.6-18.3 168 23.6 20.0-27.6 427 62.4 57.7-66.9
No 1,489 789 59.5 56.4-62.5 392 23.9 21.3-26.7 308 16.7 14.7-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 147 47.2 41.2-53.3 86 21.4 17.1-26.5 135 31.4 26.2-37.0
Non-Veteran 1,831 733 46.9 44.0-49.8 482 24.1 21.7-26.6 616 29.1 26.7-31.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 83 55.0 46.0-63.7 37 23.5 16.4-32.5 47 21.5 15.6-28.8
Regional City or Suburban 297 139 54.5 47.8-61.0 84 25.6 20.4-31.5 74 20.0 15.5-25.3
Rural 1,740 660 44.6 41.7-47.6 450 23.3 20.9-25.9 630 32.1 29.5-34.8

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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