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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 6,487 392 4.7 4.2- 5.4 6,095 95.3 94.6-95.8
-Eastern NC 2,325 151 5.2 4.3- 6.2 2,174 94.8 93.8-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,080 86 6.2 4.8- 7.8 994 93.8 92.2-95.2
Female 1,245 65 4.2 3.0- 5.6 1,180 95.8 94.4-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,392 103 5.8 4.6- 7.3 1,289 94.2 92.7-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 627 34 4.7 3.2- 6.9 593 95.3 93.1-96.8
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 359 19 5.3 3.3- 8.6 340 94.7 91.4-96.7
55-64 491 42 8.9 6.2-12.5 449 91.1 87.5-93.8
65-74 441 48 12.0 8.7-16.3 393 88.0 83.7-91.3
75+ 234 34 13.2 8.7-19.5 200 86.8 80.5-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 32 8.2 5.5-12.0 228 91.8 88.0-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 722 50 5.8 4.1- 8.2 672 94.2 91.8-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 699 36 4.2 2.9- 6.0 663 95.8 94.0-97.1
College Graduate 637 33 3.5 2.4- 5.2 604 96.5 94.8-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 19 6.5 3.9-10.7 224 93.5 89.3-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 375 28 6.5 4.3- 9.7 347 93.5 90.3-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 229 21 7.0 4.2-11.7 208 93.0 88.3-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 336 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 437 25 4.7 2.9- 7.4 412 95.3 92.6-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 653 95 13.2 10.5-16.5 558 86.8 83.5-89.5
No 1,425 48 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,377 97.5 96.4-98.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 735 101 12.0 9.6-15.0 634 88.0 85.0-90.4
No 1,524 47 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,477 97.7 96.8-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 40 7.6 5.3-10.6 395 92.4 89.4-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,890 111 4.6 3.7- 5.8 1,779 95.4 94.2-96.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 405 14 3.0 1.7- 5.2 391 97.0 94.8-98.3
Rural 1,771 127 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,644 94.4 93.1-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,147 30 2.1 1.4- 3.2 1,117 97.9 96.8-98.6
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 630 72 10.7 8.1-14.0 558 89.3 86.0-91.9
Unable to Work 274 34 12.2 8.3-17.5 240 87.8 82.5-91.7
Other not in Labor Force 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 13 4.6 2.5- 8.1 207 95.4 91.9-97.5
101% to 150% 363 30 7.2 4.7-10.7 333 92.8 89.3-95.3
151% to 200% 171 15 6.4 3.6-10.9 156 93.6 89.1-96.4
More than 200% 1,035 58 4.0 2.9- 5.4 977 96.0 94.6-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 53 4.8 3.5- 6.7 756 95.2 93.3-96.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,085 64 4.6 3.5- 6.2 1,021 95.4 93.8-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 433 34 6.6 4.5- 9.5 399 93.4 90.5-95.5

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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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