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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
-Eastern NC 2,278 150 5.9 4.9- 7.2 2,128 94.1 92.8-95.1
GENDER
Male 1,060 59 4.1 3.1- 5.5 1,001 95.9 94.5-96.9
Female 1,218 91 7.7 6.0- 9.9 1,127 92.3 90.1-94.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 73 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,300 95.2 93.6-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 612 55 8.7 6.4-11.7 557 91.3 88.3-93.6
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 461 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 351 31 8.7 5.7-13.2 320 91.3 86.8-94.3
55-64 486 41 9.1 6.5-12.7 445 90.9 87.3-93.5
65-74 440 30 6.4 4.3- 9.4 410 93.6 90.6-95.7
75+ 234 25 11.7 7.3-18.2 209 88.3 81.8-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 43 15.0 10.4-21.0 212 85.0 79.0-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 52 6.6 4.9- 9.0 646 93.4 91.0-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 689 33 3.3 2.3- 4.8 656 96.7 95.2-97.7
College Graduate 629 22 2.4 1.5- 3.9 607 97.6 96.1-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 35 16.3 10.6-24.1 190 83.7 75.9-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 365 29 6.4 4.3- 9.5 336 93.6 90.5-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 229 16 4.6 2.6- 7.9 213 95.4 92.1-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 330 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 316 97.3 95.2-98.5
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 437 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 658 103 16.2 13.0-20.2 555 83.8 79.8-87.0
No 1,422 34 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,388 98.0 97.1-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 743 150 19.6 16.3-23.3 593 80.4 76.7-83.7
No 1,527 *** *** *** 1,527 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 430 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9 408 96.3 94.1-97.7
Non-Veteran 1,848 128 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,720 93.6 92.1-94.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 400 32 7.3 5.0-10.4 368 92.7 89.6-95.0
Rural 1,732 105 5.4 4.3- 6.9 1,627 94.6 93.1-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,116 27 2.1 1.4- 3.2 1,089 97.9 96.8-98.6
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 629 43 7.5 5.2-10.5 586 92.5 89.5-94.8
Unable to Work 268 62 23.7 17.7-31.0 206 76.3 69.0-82.3
Other not in Labor Force 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 214 22 8.9 5.2-14.9 192 91.1 85.1-94.8
101% to 150% 359 32 7.2 4.8-10.5 327 92.8 89.5-95.2
151% to 200% 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,030 34 2.2 1.5- 3.2 996 97.8 96.8-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 789 50 6.0 4.1- 8.7 739 94.0 91.3-95.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,065 75 6.2 4.8- 8.0 990 93.8 92.0-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 426 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2 401 94.8 91.8-96.7

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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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