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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 5,206 4,443 85.4 84.1-86.5 763 14.6 13.5-15.9
-Eastern NC 1,888 1,643 87.5 85.6-89.2 245 12.5 10.8-14.4
GENDER
Male 860 758 88.6 85.8-90.9 102 11.4 9.1-14.2
Female 1,028 885 86.6 83.8-88.9 143 13.4 11.1-16.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,103 989 90.3 88.1-92.2 114 9.7 7.8-11.9
Non-Hispanic Black 542 447 83.3 79.1-86.9 95 16.7 13.1-20.9
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 319 276 87.2 82.5-90.8 43 12.8 9.2-17.5
35-44 234 198 86.7 81.2-90.7 36 13.3 9.3-18.8
45-54 308 279 91.4 86.9-94.5 29 8.6 5.5-13.1
55-64 428 370 87.2 82.9-90.5 58 12.8 9.5-17.1
65-74 392 342 87.5 83.2-90.9 50 12.5 9.1-16.8
75+ 191 165 84.5 76.3-90.3 26 15.5 9.7-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 190 87.1 80.9-91.5 30 12.9 8.5-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 579 505 87.3 83.6-90.3 74 12.7 9.7-16.4
Some Post-H.S. 593 527 89.3 86.0-91.9 66 10.7 8.1-14.0
College Graduate 489 416 84.9 80.6-88.4 73 15.1 11.6-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 162 87.4 80.6-92.0 27 12.6 8.0-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 310 268 87.2 81.8-91.2 42 12.8 8.8-18.2
$25,000- 34,999 192 163 85.6 78.6-90.5 29 14.4 9.5-21.4
$35,000- 49,999 272 232 87.4 82.1-91.3 40 12.6 8.7-17.9
$50,000- 74,999 222 193 86.4 79.9-91.0 29 13.6 9.0-20.1
$75,000+ 354 327 91.9 87.9-94.7 27 8.1 5.3-12.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 598 532 90.2 86.9-92.7 66 9.8 7.3-13.1
No 1,284 1,107 86.5 84.1-88.6 177 13.5 11.4-15.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 641 561 88.6 85.4-91.2 80 11.4 8.8-14.6
No 1,241 1,077 87.0 84.6-89.2 164 13.0 10.8-15.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 308 279 90.1 84.9-93.6 29 9.9 6.4-15.1
Non-Veteran 1,581 1,365 87.1 85.0-89.0 216 12.9 11.0-15.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 122 106 88.9 81.8-93.5 16 11.1 6.5-18.2
Regional City or Suburban County 330 274 82.4 77.2-86.6 56 17.6 13.4-22.8
Rural 1,438 1,265 88.6 86.3-90.5 173 11.4 9.5-13.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 895 778 87.1 84.2-89.5 117 12.9 10.5-15.8
Unemployed 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 543 475 87.2 83.3-90.3 68 12.8 9.7-16.7
Unable to Work 235 205 88.7 82.9-92.7 30 11.3 7.3-17.1
Other not in Labor Force 131 115 88.8 80.8-93.8 16 11.2 6.2-19.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 181 153 85.1 77.9-90.2 28 14.9 9.8-22.1
101% to 150% 298 259 88.5 83.0-92.3 39 11.5 7.7-17.0
151% to 200% 138 116 83.8 75.2-89.9 22 16.2 10.1-24.8
More than 200% 853 758 89.4 86.6-91.6 95 10.6 8.4-13.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 684 609 89.2 85.6-92.0 75 10.8 8.0-14.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 853 723 85.0 81.8-87.7 130 15.0 12.3-18.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 353 313 90.0 86.3-92.9 40 10.0 7.1-13.7

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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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