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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 6,408 461 5.9 5.3- 6.7 5,947 94.1 93.3-94.7
-Eastern NC 2,281 170 6.6 5.5- 7.9 2,111 93.4 92.1-94.5
GENDER
Male 1,061 101 8.2 6.5-10.4 960 91.8 89.6-93.5
Female 1,220 69 5.1 3.9- 6.7 1,151 94.9 93.3-96.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,374 109 7.0 5.6- 8.8 1,265 93.0 91.2-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 615 38 5.7 3.8- 8.4 577 94.3 91.6-96.2
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 463 16 3.5 2.1- 6.0 447 96.5 94.0-97.9
35-44 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 352 17 5.5 3.1- 9.4 335 94.5 90.6-96.9
55-64 487 33 6.8 4.6- 9.8 454 93.2 90.2-95.4
65-74 439 54 12.3 8.9-16.8 385 87.7 83.2-91.1
75+ 234 40 18.9 13.5-25.8 194 81.1 74.2-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 44 13.5 9.5-18.8 211 86.5 81.2-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 700 49 6.1 4.4- 8.5 651 93.9 91.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 690 51 5.7 4.1- 7.9 639 94.3 92.1-95.9
College Graduate 629 27 4.0 2.6- 6.3 602 96.0 93.7-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 25 10.3 6.6-15.8 200 89.7 84.2-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 368 33 8.8 5.8-13.0 335 91.2 87.0-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 229 25 9.5 5.8-15.3 204 90.5 84.7-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 330 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 21 6.3 3.7-10.5 251 93.7 89.5-96.3
$75,000+ 437 16 2.9 1.7- 5.1 421 97.1 94.9-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 658 94 13.9 11.1-17.4 564 86.1 82.6-88.9
No 1,424 64 3.9 2.8- 5.2 1,360 96.1 94.8-97.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 744 171 22.1 18.6-25.9 573 77.9 74.1-81.4
No 1,527 *** *** *** 1,527 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 429 65 14.8 11.3-19.3 364 85.2 80.7-88.7
Non-Veteran 1,852 106 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,746 95.1 93.8-96.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 401 29 6.4 4.3- 9.5 372 93.6 90.5-95.7
Rural 1,734 131 6.6 5.4- 8.1 1,603 93.4 91.9-94.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,117 43 3.2 2.2- 4.5 1,074 96.8 95.5-97.8
Unemployed 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 75 12.8 9.8-16.6 553 87.2 83.4-90.2
Unable to Work 270 37 12.1 8.4-17.3 233 87.9 82.7-91.6
Other not in Labor Force 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 217 23 11.0 7.0-16.9 194 89.0 83.1-93.0
101% to 150% 358 30 7.3 4.7-11.2 328 92.7 88.8-95.3
151% to 200% 169 21 9.3 5.4-15.5 148 90.7 84.5-94.6
More than 200% 1,030 57 4.8 3.5- 6.6 973 95.2 93.4-96.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 790 63 7.0 5.1- 9.6 727 93.0 90.4-94.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,067 80 7.1 5.5- 9.1 987 92.9 90.9-94.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 426 28 5.4 3.5- 8.1 398 94.6 91.9-96.5

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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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