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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 6,685 949 15.5 14.4-16.6 5,736 84.5 83.4-85.6
-Eastern 2,199 319 16.5 14.6-18.7 1,880 83.5 81.3-85.4
GENDER
Male 933 145 16.1 13.4-19.2 788 83.9 80.8-86.6
Female 1,266 174 17.0 14.3-20.1 1,092 83.0 79.9-85.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,357 155 14.4 12.0-17.2 1,202 85.6 82.8-88.0
Non-Hispanic Black 571 98 16.8 13.3-20.9 473 83.2 79.1-86.7
Other 238 60 25.3 19.1-32.7 178 74.7 67.3-80.9
AGE
18-34 395 68 17.0 13.1-21.9 327 83.0 78.1-86.9
35-44 298 67 24.9 19.2-31.5 231 75.1 68.5-80.8
45-54 368 80 21.7 17.2-27.0 288 78.3 73.0-82.8
55-64 485 70 16.1 12.5-20.6 415 83.9 79.4-87.5
65-74 368 17 5.3 3.1- 8.7 351 94.7 91.3-96.9
75+ 257 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 62 28.1 21.3-36.1 186 71.9 63.9-78.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 116 16.9 13.8-20.5 593 83.1 79.5-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 656 101 15.9 12.8-19.6 555 84.1 80.4-87.2
College Graduate 578 37 6.2 4.3- 8.8 541 93.8 91.2-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 61 27.2 20.7-34.9 178 72.8 65.1-79.3
$15,000- 24,999 397 100 27.5 22.0-33.8 297 72.5 66.2-78.0
$25,000- 34,999 187 32 17.3 11.7-24.7 155 82.7 75.3-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 241 41 19.5 13.9-26.7 200 80.5 73.3-86.1
$50,000- 74,999 276 29 11.5 7.5-17.3 247 88.5 82.7-92.5
$75,000+ 403 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 660 143 25.7 21.7-30.3 517 74.3 69.7-78.3
No 1,486 166 12.9 10.8-15.4 1,320 87.1 84.6-89.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 30 8.6 5.7-12.6 337 91.4 87.4-94.3
Non-Veteran 1,827 287 18.1 15.9-20.6 1,540 81.9 79.4-84.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 25 16.3 10.5-24.5 142 83.7 75.5-89.5
Regional City or Suburban 294 51 19.0 14.1-25.1 243 81.0 74.9-85.9
Rural 1,738 243 16.1 13.9-18.6 1,495 83.9 81.4-86.1

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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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