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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 6,359 1,143 21.2 19.9-22.6 5,216 78.8 77.4-80.1
-Eastern NC 2,269 428 22.8 20.6-25.2 1,841 77.2 74.8-79.4
GENDER
Male 1,053 243 28.2 24.8-31.9 810 71.8 68.1-75.2
Female 1,216 185 17.5 14.8-20.6 1,031 82.5 79.4-85.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,368 278 23.8 21.0-26.8 1,090 76.2 73.2-79.0
Non-Hispanic Black 609 88 19.6 15.4-24.7 521 80.4 75.3-84.6
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 458 170 38.3 33.2-43.6 288 61.7 56.4-66.8
35-44 285 73 27.8 21.5-35.2 212 72.2 64.8-78.5
45-54 354 67 18.0 13.7-23.1 287 82.0 76.9-86.3
55-64 483 78 16.2 12.5-20.8 405 83.8 79.2-87.5
65-74 439 35 7.5 4.9-11.4 404 92.5 88.6-95.1
75+ 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 44 22.3 16.0-30.1 209 77.7 69.9-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 159 26.7 22.6-31.1 531 73.3 68.9-77.4
Some Post-H.S. 690 152 25.3 21.4-29.6 538 74.7 70.4-78.6
College Graduate 629 72 13.1 10.0-17.1 557 86.9 82.9-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 59 31.6 24.1-40.3 164 68.4 59.7-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 366 79 26.2 20.5-32.8 287 73.8 67.2-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 229 48 25.3 18.6-33.5 181 74.7 66.5-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 329 75 23.8 18.4-30.1 254 76.2 69.9-81.6
$50,000- 74,999 272 48 22.2 16.2-29.6 224 77.8 70.4-83.8
$75,000+ 435 54 15.3 11.3-20.3 381 84.7 79.7-88.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 656 140 24.4 20.2-29.2 516 75.6 70.8-79.8
No 1,413 236 20.6 17.9-23.6 1,177 79.4 76.4-82.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 741 163 26.0 21.9-30.5 578 74.0 69.5-78.1
No 1,521 264 21.4 18.8-24.3 1,257 78.6 75.7-81.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 428 95 28.5 23.3-34.3 333 71.5 65.7-76.7
Non-Veteran 1,841 333 21.5 19.1-24.2 1,508 78.5 75.8-80.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 147 30 25.5 17.9-35.0 117 74.5 65.0-82.1
Regional City or Suburban County 399 78 22.4 17.9-27.6 321 77.6 72.4-82.1
Rural 1,725 321 22.6 20.0-25.4 1,404 77.4 74.6-80.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,109 236 26.4 23.1-30.0 873 73.6 70.0-76.9
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 53 8.7 6.2-12.0 575 91.3 88.0-93.8
Unable to Work 268 58 23.9 18.0-31.1 210 76.1 68.9-82.0
Other not in Labor Force 163 44 24.5 17.7-32.9 119 75.5 67.1-82.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 55 27.1 20.4-35.0 161 72.9 65.0-79.6
101% to 150% 357 90 29.9 23.8-36.9 267 70.1 63.1-76.2
151% to 200% 169 32 22.0 15.0-31.0 137 78.0 69.0-85.0
More than 200% 1,027 161 18.6 15.6-21.9 866 81.4 78.1-84.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 785 138 21.2 17.5-25.5 647 78.8 74.5-82.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,062 211 24.2 21.0-27.7 851 75.8 72.3-79.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 424 80 22.0 17.3-27.6 344 78.0 72.4-82.7

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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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