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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Healthy Days

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,445 4,460 67.9 66.4-69.3 442 7.1 6.3- 7.9 581 10.2 9.3-11.2 545 8.5 7.7- 9.4 417 6.4 5.7- 7.2
-Eastern NC 2,298 1,595 68.7 66.3-71.1 143 6.1 5.0- 7.5 176 8.4 7.0-10.0 194 8.5 7.2-10.1 190 8.3 7.0- 9.8
GENDER
Male 1,069 784 72.0 68.4-75.2 58 5.9 4.3- 8.1 69 7.3 5.4- 9.7 77 7.4 5.7- 9.6 81 7.5 5.8- 9.5
Female 1,229 811 65.6 62.1-68.9 85 6.3 4.8- 8.2 107 9.5 7.6-11.8 117 9.6 7.7-12.0 109 9.0 7.2-11.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,380 967 69.4 66.3-72.4 89 6.2 4.9- 7.9 104 8.0 6.4-10.0 110 8.2 6.5-10.3 110 8.1 6.5-10.2
Non-Hispanic Black 619 421 66.6 61.6-71.4 41 6.3 4.1- 9.4 48 9.1 6.2-13.2 56 8.8 6.5-11.9 53 9.2 6.6-12.6
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 479 302 65.4 60.4-70.2 36 7.9 5.4-11.4 50 9.7 7.1-13.1 51 10.0 7.3-13.6 40 7.0 4.9- 9.8
35-44 294 180 61.3 54.1-68.0 23 6.3 3.9-10.1 35 13.4 8.9-19.8 31 9.7 6.4-14.4 25 9.3 5.8-14.5
45-54 357 235 64.6 58.4-70.4 20 6.2 3.8- 9.8 23 5.6 3.6- 8.8 38 10.7 7.3-15.2 41 12.9 9.0-18.2
55-64 485 331 70.3 65.1-74.9 25 3.7 2.3- 5.9 32 6.7 4.4-10.2 52 10.4 7.5-14.3 45 8.9 6.3-12.3
65-74 437 346 79.5 74.5-83.7 24 5.1 3.1- 8.1 23 6.8 4.2-10.9 16 2.6 1.5- 4.6 28 6.0 3.9- 9.2
75+ 230 191 85.0 79.0-89.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 252 171 65.1 57.2-72.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 10.0 6.3-15.5 33 13.0 8.7-19.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 712 511 72.3 68.1-76.2 34 4.7 3.2- 7.0 49 7.5 5.4-10.3 55 6.9 4.9- 9.8 63 8.5 6.3-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 693 466 67.2 62.8-71.2 37 5.0 3.4- 7.3 61 9.6 7.2-12.6 67 10.1 7.7-13.2 62 8.2 6.1-10.8
College Graduate 635 443 68.3 63.6-72.6 62 11.0 8.2-14.8 51 8.8 6.4-11.9 47 7.3 5.3-10.0 32 4.6 3.0- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 131 51.2 42.9-59.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 40 18.5 12.5-26.3 36 17.8 12.0-25.6
$15,000- 24,999 374 250 65.7 59.2-71.7 *** *** *** 30 8.8 5.3-14.2 42 12.1 8.4-17.1 40 10.4 7.2-14.7
$25,000- 34,999 224 149 71.8 64.3-78.2 *** *** *** 14 6.1 3.4-10.7 19 7.7 4.3-13.3 27 9.6 6.1-14.6
$35,000- 49,999 334 243 74.2 67.9-79.6 22 5.6 3.4- 9.0 27 9.2 5.9-14.2 26 6.6 4.2-10.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 268 178 66.2 59.0-72.8 24 8.9 5.5-14.1 33 13.3 9.2-19.0 22 8.1 5.0-13.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 438 337 75.8 70.5-80.3 32 6.7 4.5-10.1 26 7.2 4.6-11.0 26 6.0 3.8- 9.2 17 4.3 2.5- 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 644 347 52.2 47.2-57.1 45 6.4 4.5- 9.1 39 6.1 3.7- 9.8 93 14.1 11.1-17.7 120 21.3 17.4-25.7
No 1,412 1,090 76.6 73.7-79.2 78 5.2 4.0- 6.8 117 9.2 7.5-11.2 75 5.7 4.3- 7.6 52 3.3 2.3- 4.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 722 373 48.9 44.3-53.6 44 5.3 3.7- 7.6 52 7.8 5.3-11.3 110 16.7 13.5-20.6 143 21.2 17.6-25.4
No 1,510 1,176 77.2 74.5-79.7 94 6.2 4.8- 7.8 117 8.6 7.0-10.5 82 5.3 4.1- 6.9 41 2.7 1.8- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 431 311 71.2 65.7-76.0 19 4.7 2.7- 8.0 23 5.4 3.4- 8.3 35 7.7 5.3-11.2 43 11.1 7.9-15.4
Non-Veteran 1,867 1,284 68.2 65.4-70.8 124 6.4 5.1- 8.0 153 9.0 7.5-10.9 159 8.7 7.2-10.5 147 7.7 6.3- 9.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 105 72.2 63.6-79.4 *** *** *** 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 400 266 68.6 63.3-73.4 28 6.3 4.2- 9.4 27 6.4 4.2- 9.6 41 9.6 6.9-13.2 38 9.1 6.3-12.9
Rural 1,751 1,225 68.4 65.5-71.2 107 6.1 4.7- 7.7 135 8.8 7.2-10.8 142 8.5 6.9-10.4 142 8.2 6.7-10.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,138 814 71.4 68.0-74.5 75 6.6 5.0- 8.6 99 9.7 7.6-12.2 88 7.4 5.7- 9.4 62 5.0 3.7- 6.8
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.7 7.6-23.5 16 17.3 10.1-28.0
Retired 623 494 79.9 75.8-83.4 33 4.2 2.8- 6.4 37 6.2 4.2- 9.0 27 4.3 2.8- 6.5 32 5.4 3.5- 8.2
Unable to Work 265 120 40.1 33.0-47.6 17 6.9 3.9-11.8 *** *** *** 48 19.0 13.6-25.8 66 28.0 21.4-35.6
Other not in Labor Force 167 107 67.8 58.7-75.7 *** *** *** 15 6.8 3.7-12.0 17 10.6 5.9-18.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 133 58.2 50.0-65.9 *** *** *** 13 5.6 3.0- 9.9 36 18.8 12.8-26.7 30 13.8 9.0-20.4
101% to 150% 360 239 67.1 60.4-73.2 *** *** *** 28 9.1 5.3-14.9 36 8.4 5.6-12.5 39 11.3 7.8-16.2
151% to 200% 167 119 77.7 69.7-84.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 10.0 5.8-16.5 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,027 742 72.0 68.5-75.3 83 7.5 5.8- 9.7 83 9.6 7.5-12.2 74 6.9 5.3- 9.0 45 3.9 2.7- 5.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 796 545 67.0 62.3-71.3 44 5.6 3.6- 8.5 68 8.7 6.5-11.5 69 8.6 6.3-11.6 70 10.2 7.5-13.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,072 733 67.9 64.5-71.2 77 6.9 5.3- 9.0 74 7.9 6.1-10.2 96 9.0 7.2-11.3 92 8.2 6.5-10.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 431 318 72.6 67.1-77.5 22 5.1 3.2- 8.1 34 8.9 5.8-13.4 29 7.5 4.9-11.4 28 5.9 3.9- 8.7

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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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