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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,679 5,812 84.6 83.5-85.7 867 15.4 14.3-16.5
-Eastern 2,197 1,919 84.6 82.5-86.5 278 15.4 13.5-17.5
GENDER
Male 930 778 80.6 77.1-83.6 152 19.4 16.4-22.9
Female 1,267 1,141 88.4 85.9-90.5 126 11.6 9.5-14.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,356 1,245 89.8 87.4-91.7 111 10.2 8.3-12.6
Non-Hispanic Black 569 502 86.2 81.9-89.6 67 13.8 10.4-18.1
Other 239 141 55.5 47.8-63.0 98 44.5 37.0-52.2
AGE
18-34 391 303 76.5 71.4-81.0 88 23.5 19.0-28.6
35-44 298 235 78.7 72.7-83.7 63 21.3 16.3-27.3
45-54 369 297 81.2 76.3-85.3 72 18.8 14.7-23.7
55-64 486 440 90.9 87.5-93.5 46 9.1 6.5-12.5
65-74 369 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 257 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 189 72.9 65.6-79.1 60 27.1 20.9-34.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 706 589 81.4 77.5-84.7 117 18.6 15.3-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 656 582 86.8 83.2-89.8 74 13.2 10.2-16.8
College Graduate 578 551 96.0 93.7-97.4 27 4.0 2.6- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 180 72.2 64.5-78.8 59 27.8 21.2-35.5
$15,000- 24,999 398 321 78.6 73.1-83.2 77 21.4 16.8-26.9
$25,000- 34,999 187 160 83.3 75.1-89.2 27 16.7 10.8-24.9
$35,000- 49,999 240 206 80.4 72.5-86.5 34 19.6 13.5-27.5
$50,000- 74,999 276 259 92.4 87.3-95.5 17 7.6 4.5-12.7
$75,000+ 403 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 662 592 85.6 81.5-88.9 70 14.4 11.1-18.5
No 1,483 1,286 84.4 81.8-86.6 197 15.6 13.4-18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 351 93.6 89.6-96.1 17 6.4 3.9-10.4
Non-Veteran 1,824 1,563 82.7 80.3-84.9 261 17.3 15.1-19.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 146 85.1 76.8-90.8 21 14.9 9.2-23.2
Regional City or Suburban 297 254 80.5 73.9-85.7 43 19.5 14.3-26.1
Rural 1,733 1,519 85.3 83.0-87.4 214 14.7 12.6-17.0

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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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