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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 6,519 298 3.8 3.3- 4.4 6,221 96.2 95.6-96.7
-Eastern NC 2,333 124 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,209 95.5 94.4-96.4
GENDER
Male 1,085 50 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,035 96.2 94.7-97.3
Female 1,248 74 5.2 3.9- 6.9 1,174 94.8 93.1-96.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,400 74 4.7 3.6- 6.2 1,326 95.3 93.8-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 629 42 5.9 4.0- 8.6 587 94.1 91.4-96.0
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 297 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 360 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 494 36 6.2 4.2- 9.0 458 93.8 91.0-95.8
65-74 444 34 7.9 5.4-11.5 410 92.1 88.5-94.6
75+ 236 29 14.3 9.5-20.8 207 85.7 79.2-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 30 10.0 6.5-15.1 231 90.0 84.9-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 47 5.1 3.6- 7.1 679 94.9 92.9-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 699 33 3.2 2.1- 4.9 666 96.8 95.1-97.9
College Graduate 640 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 28 9.3 5.7-15.0 216 90.7 85.0-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 376 27 5.1 3.2- 8.0 349 94.9 92.0-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 229 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 336 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 439 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 658 88 12.1 9.4-15.5 570 87.9 84.5-90.6
No 1,427 24 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,403 98.4 97.5-99.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 741 97 11.9 9.3-15.0 644 88.1 85.0-90.7
No 1,525 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,500 98.5 97.6-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 26 4.8 3.0- 7.7 412 95.2 92.3-97.0
Non-Veteran 1,895 98 4.4 3.5- 5.7 1,797 95.6 94.3-96.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 407 17 3.2 1.9- 5.4 390 96.8 94.6-98.1
Rural 1,775 102 5.0 3.9- 6.4 1,673 95.0 93.6-96.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 636 51 8.6 6.2-11.8 585 91.4 88.2-93.8
Unable to Work 274 43 14.5 9.9-20.6 231 85.5 79.4-90.1
Other not in Labor Force 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 364 28 5.9 3.8- 9.1 336 94.1 90.9-96.2
151% to 200% 170 15 7.0 3.9-12.4 155 93.0 87.6-96.1
More than 200% 1,037 31 2.2 1.5- 3.4 1,006 97.8 96.6-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 53 6.7 4.7- 9.4 756 93.3 90.6-95.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,091 51 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,040 96.4 95.1-97.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 434 20 3.6 2.2- 5.8 414 96.4 94.2-97.8

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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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