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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
-Eastern NC 2,332 191 6.3 5.3- 7.4 2,141 93.7 92.6-94.7
GENDER
Male 1,083 63 4.1 3.0- 5.4 1,020 95.9 94.6-97.0
Female 1,249 128 8.4 6.8-10.4 1,121 91.6 89.6-93.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,400 130 7.0 5.6- 8.6 1,270 93.0 91.4-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 627 46 5.9 4.2- 8.3 581 94.1 91.7-95.8
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 297 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 358 20 5.2 3.2- 8.4 338 94.8 91.6-96.8
55-64 492 40 7.5 5.0-11.0 452 92.5 89.0-95.0
65-74 444 66 14.9 11.2-19.4 378 85.1 80.6-88.8
75+ 239 47 18.6 13.4-25.3 192 81.4 74.7-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 22 6.7 4.2-10.5 239 93.3 89.5-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 61 5.9 4.4- 7.9 664 94.1 92.1-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 701 50 5.8 4.1- 8.0 651 94.2 92.0-95.9
College Graduate 638 57 7.5 5.5-10.2 581 92.5 89.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 20 6.8 4.0-11.4 223 93.2 88.6-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 376 39 8.0 5.5-11.4 337 92.0 88.6-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 336 20 3.6 2.1- 6.1 316 96.4 93.9-97.9
$50,000- 74,999 272 20 6.7 4.1-10.9 252 93.3 89.1-95.9
$75,000+ 439 36 6.1 4.0- 9.1 403 93.9 90.9-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 655 91 12.4 9.8-15.7 564 87.6 84.3-90.2
No 1,430 84 4.1 3.2- 5.4 1,346 95.9 94.6-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 741 103 12.3 9.8-15.3 638 87.7 84.7-90.2
No 1,525 85 3.8 2.9- 4.9 1,440 96.2 95.1-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 437 29 5.7 3.7- 8.8 408 94.3 91.2-96.3
Non-Veteran 1,895 162 6.4 5.3- 7.7 1,733 93.6 92.3-94.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 150 14 8.6 4.7-15.1 136 91.4 84.9-95.3
Regional City or Suburban County 407 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 381 94.7 92.0-96.5
Rural 1,777 151 6.2 5.1- 7.6 1,626 93.8 92.4-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 47 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,101 97.6 96.7-98.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 639 93 14.0 11.0-17.7 546 86.0 82.3-89.0
Unable to Work 271 36 13.5 9.3-19.2 235 86.5 80.8-90.7
Other not in Labor Force 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 19 7.4 4.5-12.0 202 92.6 88.0-95.5
101% to 150% 364 34 7.5 5.0-11.0 330 92.5 89.0-95.0
151% to 200% 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,037 77 5.6 4.3- 7.4 960 94.4 92.6-95.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 810 78 7.5 5.6- 9.8 732 92.5 90.2-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,089 75 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,014 94.9 93.4-96.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 435 38 7.1 4.9-10.2 397 92.9 89.8-95.1

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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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