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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 1,188 18.8 17.6-20.0 2,035 31.2 29.8-32.6 2,066 30.8 29.5-32.2 975 13.4 12.4-14.4 413 5.8 5.2- 6.6
-Eastern 2,194 336 16.6 14.7-18.7 631 28.4 26.2-30.8 706 33.0 30.6-35.5 364 15.5 13.8-17.5 157 6.4 5.4- 7.7
GENDER
Male 931 145 17.4 14.5-20.8 290 31.2 27.8-35.0 309 33.8 30.2-37.6 125 12.4 10.0-15.1 62 5.1 3.9- 6.8
Female 1,263 191 15.7 13.4-18.4 341 25.7 22.9-28.7 397 32.2 29.0-35.6 239 18.6 16.1-21.4 95 7.7 6.1- 9.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,353 228 17.3 14.9-20.0 460 33.5 30.5-36.6 401 31.6 28.5-34.9 178 11.7 9.9-13.9 86 5.9 4.6- 7.5
Non-Hispanic Black 569 68 15.5 11.8-20.2 115 21.7 17.7-26.4 205 33.5 29.0-38.4 127 20.9 16.9-25.5 54 8.3 6.1-11.3
Other 239 35 15.2 10.5-21.4 49 19.6 14.3-26.3 89 37.5 30.4-45.1 51 22.5 16.9-29.5 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 93 24.5 19.9-29.7 143 32.9 28.0-38.3 115 30.7 25.6-36.2 40 10.6 7.6-14.6 *** *** ***
35-44 296 51 15.5 11.6-20.5 88 30.8 24.9-37.3 98 32.4 26.4-39.1 43 15.8 11.4-21.4 16 5.5 3.2- 9.5
45-54 368 60 15.9 12.1-20.6 111 28.0 23.1-33.5 100 30.1 24.8-36.0 71 18.1 13.9-23.2 26 7.9 5.2-11.6
55-64 484 57 11.9 9.0-15.5 129 24.8 20.6-29.4 167 36.0 31.0-41.3 89 19.7 15.8-24.2 42 7.7 5.5-10.5
65-74 369 49 9.5 6.8-12.9 94 25.2 20.4-30.6 130 38.2 32.4-44.4 58 13.6 10.1-18.0 38 13.6 9.7-18.7
75+ 254 21 7.5 4.4-12.6 61 20.5 15.6-26.4 85 34.8 28.1-42.2 58 23.9 17.7-31.4 29 13.3 8.7-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 13 5.3 2.9- 9.3 23 9.7 6.1-15.1 85 40.7 33.2-48.7 73 27.6 21.4-34.8 53 16.8 12.2-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 91 18.0 14.5-22.3 175 25.5 21.8-29.6 243 33.5 29.5-37.8 148 17.3 14.4-20.7 51 5.7 4.2- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 654 112 18.8 15.3-22.8 192 31.6 27.4-36.0 216 31.6 27.5-36.0 96 13.5 10.7-16.8 38 4.5 3.1- 6.5
College Graduate 578 120 20.0 16.5-24.1 239 44.2 39.4-49.1 158 27.5 23.4-32.0 47 5.9 4.2- 8.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 *** *** *** 32 12.8 8.4-19.0 78 32.9 26.0-40.6 76 32.6 25.4-40.8 38 15.7 10.8-22.3
$15,000- 24,999 396 48 14.3 10.2-19.5 78 19.1 14.8-24.3 140 35.4 29.6-41.7 93 22.3 17.8-27.7 37 8.9 6.2-12.8
$25,000- 34,999 185 23 16.6 10.3-25.5 50 24.5 17.9-32.5 70 39.1 30.7-48.2 34 15.3 10.3-22.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 241 46 23.9 17.4-31.9 86 35.2 28.2-42.9 68 27.2 20.8-34.6 29 9.8 6.4-14.6 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 276 59 23.8 18.1-30.5 103 35.6 29.0-42.8 87 31.5 24.9-39.0 21 7.9 4.7-12.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 403 98 21.8 17.5-26.8 169 43.4 37.8-49.3 104 26.8 21.9-32.2 24 6.1 3.9- 9.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 657 33 4.4 2.9- 6.7 87 12.3 9.5-15.8 198 32.1 27.7-36.7 211 32.1 27.9-36.6 128 19.1 15.8-22.9
No 1,484 294 21.0 18.5-23.8 528 34.7 31.8-37.7 491 33.3 30.3-36.3 145 9.4 7.7-11.4 26 1.7 1.0- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 77 23.8 18.9-29.5 125 34.0 28.4-40.0 94 26.6 21.6-32.4 46 9.6 6.7-13.5 26 6.0 3.9- 9.2
Non-Veteran 1,821 259 15.2 13.1-17.4 505 27.3 24.9-29.9 611 34.3 31.6-37.2 317 16.7 14.7-18.9 129 6.5 5.3- 7.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 166 37 22.8 16.3-30.9 60 32.4 24.8-41.0 46 31.1 23.0-40.7 17 11.5 6.5-19.5 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 295 50 15.8 11.6-21.1 88 33.0 26.8-39.9 89 28.8 23.1-35.2 49 16.8 12.3-22.5 19 5.6 3.3- 9.4
Rural 1,733 249 16.1 13.9-18.6 483 27.1 24.6-29.8 571 34.0 31.2-36.9 298 15.7 13.7-17.9 132 7.0 5.8- 8.6

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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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