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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 6,521 630 7.8 7.1- 8.6 5,891 92.2 91.4-92.9
-Eastern NC 2,333 205 6.9 5.8- 8.1 2,128 93.1 91.9-94.2
GENDER
Male 1,084 103 7.5 6.0- 9.5 981 92.5 90.5-94.0
Female 1,249 102 6.2 4.9- 7.8 1,147 93.8 92.2-95.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,397 191 10.9 9.2-12.9 1,206 89.1 87.1-90.8
Non-Hispanic Black 630 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 359 15 4.3 2.4- 7.6 344 95.7 92.4-97.6
55-64 494 43 9.9 6.9-14.1 451 90.1 85.9-93.1
65-74 442 76 18.0 14.0-22.8 366 82.0 77.2-86.0
75+ 238 57 22.2 16.6-29.1 181 77.8 70.9-83.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 21 7.4 4.5-11.8 238 92.6 88.2-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 55 6.0 4.4- 8.0 671 94.0 92.0-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 701 63 7.0 5.2- 9.4 638 93.0 90.6-94.8
College Graduate 640 66 7.7 5.8-10.2 574 92.3 89.8-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 377 24 5.0 3.1- 7.9 353 95.0 92.1-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 231 16 6.8 3.9-11.7 215 93.2 88.3-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 336 30 6.8 4.4-10.3 306 93.2 89.7-95.6
$50,000- 74,999 272 28 8.4 5.4-12.8 244 91.6 87.2-94.6
$75,000+ 439 55 9.0 6.5-12.4 384 91.0 87.6-93.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 655 68 9.2 7.0-12.2 587 90.8 87.8-93.0
No 1,430 123 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,307 93.4 91.8-94.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 740 72 9.0 6.8-11.7 668 91.0 88.3-93.2
No 1,526 128 6.0 4.9- 7.4 1,398 94.0 92.6-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 439 49 10.8 7.8-14.8 390 89.2 85.2-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,894 156 6.0 5.0- 7.2 1,738 94.0 92.8-95.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 405 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 379 95.4 92.9-97.0
Rural 1,778 167 7.2 6.0- 8.6 1,611 92.8 91.4-94.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,149 65 3.7 2.7- 5.0 1,084 96.3 95.0-97.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 638 114 18.0 14.6-21.9 524 82.0 78.1-85.4
Unable to Work 271 17 7.9 4.6-13.1 254 92.1 86.9-95.4
Other not in Labor Force 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 365 23 5.7 3.6- 8.9 342 94.3 91.1-96.4
151% to 200% 171 18 8.5 4.9-14.6 153 91.5 85.4-95.1
More than 200% 1,037 114 8.7 7.0-10.8 923 91.3 89.2-93.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 810 59 5.8 4.2- 8.0 751 94.2 92.0-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,089 93 6.0 4.7- 7.6 996 94.0 92.4-95.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 435 53 10.0 7.4-13.4 382 90.0 86.6-92.6

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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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