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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
-Eastern NC 2,337 315 13.6 11.9-15.4 2,022 86.4 84.6-88.1
GENDER
Male 1,085 95 9.3 7.4-11.6 990 90.7 88.4-92.6
Female 1,252 220 17.7 15.2-20.5 1,032 82.3 79.5-84.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,401 174 12.5 10.5-14.7 1,227 87.5 85.3-89.5
Non-Hispanic Black 630 99 15.5 12.3-19.5 531 84.5 80.5-87.7
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 64 12.6 9.7-16.3 420 87.4 83.7-90.3
35-44 298 45 13.6 9.5-19.1 253 86.4 80.9-90.5
45-54 360 52 12.7 9.3-17.1 308 87.3 82.9-90.7
55-64 495 68 14.0 10.7-18.2 427 86.0 81.8-89.3
65-74 444 56 16.3 12.3-21.3 388 83.7 78.7-87.7
75+ 238 28 14.5 9.6-21.2 210 85.5 78.8-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 61 22.2 16.7-28.8 201 77.8 71.2-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 84 11.5 8.9-14.6 641 88.5 85.4-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 702 92 12.5 10.0-15.6 610 87.5 84.4-90.0
College Graduate 641 78 12.2 9.4-15.6 563 87.8 84.4-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 57 24.5 18.0-32.4 188 75.5 67.6-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 377 50 11.7 8.4-16.1 327 88.3 83.9-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 231 34 15.9 10.9-22.7 197 84.1 77.3-89.1
$35,000- 49,999 336 39 10.1 6.9-14.4 297 89.9 85.6-93.1
$50,000- 74,999 272 32 10.2 6.8-15.1 240 89.8 84.9-93.2
$75,000+ 439 41 10.8 7.6-14.9 398 89.2 85.1-92.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 660 152 24.3 20.3-28.7 508 75.7 71.3-79.7
No 1,429 132 9.5 7.8-11.5 1,297 90.5 88.5-92.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 744 161 23.5 19.7-27.7 583 76.5 72.3-80.3
No 1,526 151 9.7 8.1-11.6 1,375 90.3 88.4-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 41 9.7 6.8-13.6 397 90.3 86.4-93.2
Non-Veteran 1,899 274 14.4 12.5-16.5 1,625 85.6 83.5-87.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 27 16.8 11.1-24.5 125 83.2 75.5-88.9
Regional City or Suburban County 407 64 16.4 12.6-21.0 343 83.6 79.0-87.4
Rural 1,779 224 12.6 10.8-14.7 1,555 87.4 85.3-89.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,149 109 8.9 7.2-11.0 1,040 91.1 89.0-92.8
Unemployed 96 18 16.3 9.7-26.1 78 83.7 73.9-90.3
Retired 638 77 14.6 11.4-18.6 561 85.4 81.4-88.6
Unable to Work 275 84 32.6 25.9-40.1 191 67.4 59.9-74.1
Other not in Labor Force 169 25 14.4 9.1-22.1 144 85.6 77.9-90.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 39 15.5 10.5-22.3 183 84.5 77.7-89.5
101% to 150% 366 60 16.2 12.1-21.3 306 83.8 78.7-87.9
151% to 200% 171 20 11.1 6.5-18.4 151 88.9 81.6-93.5
More than 200% 1,037 113 11.0 9.0-13.5 924 89.0 86.5-91.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 811 109 13.6 10.7-17.0 702 86.4 83.0-89.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,091 139 12.9 10.7-15.4 952 87.1 84.6-89.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 436 67 14.9 11.4-19.3 369 85.1 80.7-88.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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