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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,677 5,289 80.8 79.6-81.9 1,388 19.2 18.1-20.4
-Eastern 2,194 1,673 78.0 75.9-80.0 521 22.0 20.0-24.1
GENDER
Male 931 744 82.5 79.5-85.2 187 17.5 14.8-20.5
Female 1,263 929 73.7 70.6-76.6 334 26.3 23.4-29.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,353 1,089 82.4 79.9-84.7 264 17.6 15.3-20.1
Non-Hispanic Black 569 388 70.8 65.9-75.2 181 29.2 24.8-34.1
Other 239 173 72.3 65.0-78.5 66 27.7 21.5-35.0
AGE
18-34 396 351 88.1 83.9-91.3 45 11.9 8.7-16.1
35-44 296 237 78.7 72.6-83.7 59 21.3 16.3-27.4
45-54 368 271 74.0 68.5-78.9 97 26.0 21.1-31.5
55-64 484 353 72.7 67.8-77.0 131 27.3 23.0-32.2
65-74 369 273 72.8 67.0-77.9 96 27.2 22.1-33.0
75+ 254 167 62.8 55.0-70.0 87 37.2 30.0-45.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 121 55.6 48.0-63.0 126 44.4 37.0-52.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 509 77.1 73.4-80.3 199 22.9 19.7-26.6
Some Post-H.S. 654 520 82.0 78.4-85.1 134 18.0 14.9-21.6
College Graduate 578 517 91.8 89.0-93.9 61 8.2 6.1-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 124 51.7 43.7-59.6 114 48.3 40.4-56.3
$15,000- 24,999 396 266 68.7 62.9-74.0 130 31.3 26.0-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 185 143 80.2 72.8-86.0 42 19.8 14.0-27.2
$35,000- 49,999 241 200 86.3 80.9-90.3 41 13.7 9.7-19.1
$50,000- 74,999 276 249 90.9 85.8-94.2 27 9.1 5.8-14.2
$75,000+ 403 371 92.0 88.4-94.6 32 8.0 5.4-11.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 657 318 48.8 44.1-53.5 339 51.2 46.5-55.9
No 1,484 1,313 88.9 86.8-90.8 171 11.1 9.2-13.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 296 84.4 79.8-88.0 72 15.6 12.0-20.2
Non-Veteran 1,821 1,375 76.8 74.4-79.1 446 23.2 20.9-25.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 166 143 86.4 78.5-91.6 23 13.6 8.4-21.5
Regional City or Suburban 295 227 77.6 71.5-82.7 68 22.4 17.3-28.5
Rural 1,733 1,303 77.3 74.8-79.6 430 22.7 20.4-25.2

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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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