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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 1,552 24.8 23.5-26.2 3,670 75.2 73.8-76.5
-Eastern NC 1,894 609 27.4 25.1-29.9 1,285 72.6 70.1-74.9
GENDER
Male 859 302 29.5 26.0-33.2 557 70.5 66.8-74.0
Female 1,035 307 25.5 22.5-28.8 728 74.5 71.2-77.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,108 378 30.4 27.2-33.8 730 69.6 66.2-72.8
Non-Hispanic Black 544 174 26.7 22.6-31.3 370 73.3 68.7-77.4
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 319 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 304 95.6 92.4-97.5
35-44 235 21 10.6 6.4-17.0 214 89.4 83.0-93.6
45-54 308 77 28.8 22.9-35.5 231 71.2 64.5-77.1
55-64 430 175 41.5 36.0-47.2 255 58.5 52.8-64.0
65-74 395 210 55.9 50.0-61.7 185 44.1 38.3-50.0
75+ 193 105 53.4 44.8-61.8 88 46.6 38.2-55.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 89 34.7 27.6-42.5 132 65.3 57.5-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 580 214 30.6 26.4-35.2 366 69.4 64.8-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 596 175 23.9 20.3-28.0 421 76.1 72.0-79.7
College Graduate 490 129 22.8 18.7-27.6 361 77.2 72.4-81.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 70 34.5 26.3-43.7 119 65.5 56.3-73.7
$15,000- 24,999 312 92 26.1 20.8-32.2 220 73.9 67.8-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 193 68 31.8 24.3-40.4 125 68.2 59.6-75.7
$35,000- 49,999 271 87 25.3 19.7-31.7 184 74.7 68.3-80.3
$50,000- 74,999 224 62 23.6 17.7-30.7 162 76.4 69.3-82.3
$75,000+ 354 91 21.2 16.7-26.4 263 78.8 73.6-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 598 278 44.1 39.2-49.1 320 55.9 50.9-60.8
No 1,290 328 20.5 18.1-23.1 962 79.5 76.9-81.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 642 292 42.5 37.8-47.3 350 57.5 52.7-62.2
No 1,246 316 20.4 18.0-23.1 930 79.6 76.9-82.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 307 135 39.4 33.2-45.9 172 60.6 54.1-66.8
Non-Veteran 1,588 475 25.4 23.0-28.0 1,113 74.6 72.0-77.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 120 28 19.2 12.8-27.7 92 80.8 72.3-87.2
Regional City or Suburban County 333 94 25.1 20.4-30.6 239 74.9 69.4-79.6
Rural 1,443 489 28.9 26.2-31.8 954 71.1 68.2-73.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 900 161 15.0 12.5-17.8 739 85.0 82.2-87.5
Unemployed 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 546 282 50.9 45.7-56.0 264 49.1 44.0-54.3
Unable to Work 232 123 56.3 48.3-64.0 109 43.7 36.0-51.7
Other not in Labor Force 132 18 9.5 5.5-15.9 114 90.5 84.1-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 181 48 25.9 18.9-34.5 133 74.1 65.5-81.1
101% to 150% 299 103 30.1 24.1-36.9 196 69.9 63.1-75.9
151% to 200% 138 52 34.6 25.4-45.1 86 65.4 54.9-74.6
More than 200% 856 252 24.6 21.4-28.1 604 75.4 71.9-78.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 688 232 30.8 26.5-35.5 456 69.2 64.5-73.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 857 277 27.4 24.1-31.0 580 72.6 69.0-75.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 351 102 23.3 18.8-28.4 249 76.7 71.6-81.2

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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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