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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 6,384 1,152 15.3 14.3-16.3 5,232 84.7 83.7-85.7
-Eastern NC 2,277 501 19.2 17.3-21.2 1,776 80.8 78.8-82.7
GENDER
Male 1,060 201 16.5 14.0-19.2 859 83.5 80.8-86.0
Female 1,217 300 21.8 19.1-24.8 917 78.2 75.2-80.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,373 285 19.0 16.7-21.7 1,088 81.0 78.3-83.3
Non-Hispanic Black 613 165 23.4 19.6-27.7 448 76.6 72.3-80.4
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 461 25 4.5 2.8- 6.9 436 95.5 93.1-97.2
35-44 288 30 11.5 7.5-17.4 258 88.5 82.6-92.5
45-54 354 85 25.5 20.3-31.6 269 74.5 68.4-79.7
55-64 484 155 31.5 26.7-36.7 329 68.5 63.3-73.3
65-74 439 118 27.1 22.4-32.5 321 72.9 67.5-77.6
75+ 233 84 39.6 32.2-47.6 149 60.4 52.4-67.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 95 33.2 26.6-40.5 159 66.8 59.5-73.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 697 171 20.4 17.2-24.1 526 79.6 75.9-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 689 157 18.0 15.1-21.4 532 82.0 78.6-84.9
College Graduate 630 77 8.7 6.6-11.4 553 91.3 88.6-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 106 43.5 35.4-51.9 118 56.5 48.1-64.6
$15,000- 24,999 367 117 28.0 22.8-33.9 250 72.0 66.1-77.2
$25,000- 34,999 228 52 18.0 13.1-24.1 176 82.0 75.9-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 331 60 13.5 9.9-18.1 271 86.5 81.9-90.1
$50,000- 74,999 271 32 9.7 6.3-14.8 239 90.3 85.2-93.7
$75,000+ 436 36 6.7 4.5- 9.8 400 93.3 90.2-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 655 410 59.8 54.9-64.5 245 40.2 35.5-45.1
No 1,423 70 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,353 95.9 94.6-96.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 742 502 63.5 58.9-67.9 240 36.5 32.1-41.1
No 1,527 *** *** *** 1,527 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 429 105 22.2 17.9-27.2 324 77.8 72.8-82.1
Non-Veteran 1,848 396 18.5 16.5-20.7 1,452 81.5 79.3-83.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 29 15.2 10.0-22.4 119 84.8 77.6-90.0
Regional City or Suburban County 402 82 16.7 13.2-20.9 320 83.3 79.1-86.8
Rural 1,729 391 20.2 17.9-22.6 1,338 79.8 77.4-82.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,117 78 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,039 94.9 93.4-96.1
Unemployed 93 30 26.2 17.6-37.2 63 73.8 62.8-82.4
Retired 627 171 28.7 24.5-33.4 456 71.3 66.6-75.5
Unable to Work 269 206 79.1 72.9-84.1 63 20.9 15.9-27.1
Other not in Labor Force 163 16 8.8 5.1-15.0 147 91.2 85.0-94.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 84 33.7 26.6-41.6 132 66.3 58.4-73.4
101% to 150% 358 106 25.7 20.6-31.7 252 74.3 68.3-79.4
151% to 200% 168 44 18.5 13.1-25.6 124 81.5 74.4-86.9
More than 200% 1,029 139 11.0 9.0-13.4 890 89.0 86.6-91.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 789 202 23.7 20.0-27.9 587 76.3 72.1-80.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,064 214 17.6 15.1-20.3 850 82.4 79.7-84.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 426 86 16.6 13.1-20.7 340 83.4 79.3-86.9

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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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