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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 5,120 1,677 31.5 30.0-33.1 3,443 68.5 66.9-70.0
-Eastern NC 1,862 624 32.4 29.8-35.1 1,238 67.6 64.9-70.2
GENDER
Male 846 224 26.3 22.7-30.3 622 73.7 69.7-77.3
Female 1,016 400 38.0 34.4-41.8 616 62.0 58.2-65.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,081 372 32.5 29.2-36.0 709 67.5 64.0-70.8
Non-Hispanic Black 542 183 33.9 28.9-39.3 359 66.1 60.7-71.1
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 316 91 27.1 21.8-33.1 225 72.9 66.9-78.2
35-44 232 96 38.8 31.3-46.8 136 61.2 53.2-68.7
45-54 304 116 37.6 31.4-44.3 188 62.4 55.7-68.6
55-64 424 163 38.8 33.4-44.6 261 61.2 55.4-66.6
65-74 380 110 28.2 23.2-33.9 270 71.8 66.1-76.8
75+ 190 43 20.7 14.8-28.2 147 79.3 71.8-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 42 22.5 15.9-31.0 178 77.5 69.0-84.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 570 146 24.7 20.7-29.1 424 75.3 70.9-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 586 214 35.3 30.8-40.0 372 64.7 60.0-69.2
College Graduate 479 221 49.0 43.5-54.5 258 51.0 45.5-56.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 49 24.7 18.0-33.0 140 75.3 67.0-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 308 80 26.5 20.6-33.4 228 73.5 66.6-79.4
$25,000- 34,999 184 51 26.0 19.1-34.3 133 74.0 65.7-80.9
$35,000- 49,999 270 98 33.3 26.7-40.6 172 66.7 59.4-73.3
$50,000- 74,999 218 93 42.1 34.1-50.5 125 57.9 49.5-65.9
$75,000+ 344 151 44.0 37.7-50.4 193 56.0 49.6-62.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 595 163 27.9 23.5-32.9 432 72.1 67.1-76.5
No 1,261 461 34.4 31.3-37.7 800 65.6 62.3-68.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 636 175 27.6 23.3-32.4 461 72.4 67.6-76.7
No 1,220 447 34.5 31.3-37.9 773 65.5 62.1-68.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 301 76 26.3 20.9-32.5 225 73.7 67.5-79.1
Non-Veteran 1,562 549 33.5 30.6-36.5 1,013 66.5 63.5-69.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 120 40 31.6 23.3-41.3 80 68.4 58.7-76.7
Regional City or Suburban County 327 107 30.4 25.1-36.3 220 69.6 63.7-74.9
Rural 1,417 479 33.0 29.9-36.2 938 67.0 63.8-70.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 886 335 36.4 32.5-40.4 551 63.6 59.6-67.5
Unemployed 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 529 170 31.6 27.1-36.5 359 68.4 63.5-72.9
Unable to Work 234 55 21.3 15.7-28.0 179 78.7 72.0-84.3
Other not in Labor Force 130 46 31.2 22.7-41.2 84 68.8 58.8-77.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 179 46 26.2 19.3-34.6 133 73.8 65.4-80.7
101% to 150% 296 79 25.7 19.5-33.0 217 74.3 67.0-80.5
151% to 200% 135 40 27.0 19.0-36.8 95 73.0 63.2-81.0
More than 200% 834 341 41.1 37.0-45.3 493 58.9 54.7-63.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 676 240 35.6 30.9-40.6 436 64.4 59.4-69.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 841 266 29.3 25.9-33.1 575 70.7 66.9-74.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 347 120 33.9 28.2-40.1 227 66.1 59.9-71.8

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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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