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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,514 1,107 18.2 17.1-19.4 2,042 32.0 30.7-33.5 2,058 31.5 30.1-32.9 921 13.2 12.2-14.3 386 5.1 4.5- 5.7
-Eastern NC 2,330 371 17.3 15.4-19.4 646 27.8 25.5-30.2 765 32.1 29.7-34.5 369 16.0 14.2-17.9 179 6.8 5.7- 8.2
GENDER
Male 1,081 177 17.1 14.5-20.1 314 29.1 25.8-32.5 345 31.9 28.5-35.4 164 15.5 12.9-18.5 81 6.5 5.0- 8.3
Female 1,249 194 17.5 14.9-20.5 332 26.6 23.5-29.9 420 32.3 29.1-35.7 205 16.4 14.0-19.1 98 7.2 5.6- 9.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,399 248 19.2 16.7-22.0 430 31.7 28.7-34.9 430 28.9 26.0-31.9 177 12.7 10.7-15.0 114 7.5 6.0- 9.4
Non-Hispanic Black 626 72 13.8 10.6-17.9 138 21.6 17.7-26.0 238 37.2 32.4-42.2 129 20.3 16.6-24.6 49 7.1 5.0-10.1
Other 64 *** *** *** 13 17.2 9.5-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 483 117 24.5 20.3-29.2 156 32.6 27.8-37.8 149 32.0 27.2-37.2 50 8.8 6.5-11.9 *** *** ***
35-44 297 57 20.8 15.5-27.3 83 27.3 21.5-33.8 104 30.2 24.4-36.6 41 17.2 12.0-24.1 *** *** ***
45-54 360 56 15.3 11.4-20.2 94 25.0 20.2-30.5 115 31.8 26.4-37.7 61 18.9 14.3-24.5 34 9.0 5.9-13.5
55-64 492 73 13.9 10.6-18.0 124 25.1 20.7-30.0 152 29.8 25.1-34.9 88 21.6 17.2-26.6 55 9.7 7.1-13.1
65-74 443 52 11.7 8.6-15.8 123 27.4 22.7-32.6 153 32.4 27.5-37.7 78 19.3 15.1-24.3 37 9.3 6.3-13.6
75+ 237 16 4.1 2.4- 7.0 61 21.2 15.9-27.8 83 37.7 30.5-45.5 49 20.6 14.9-27.7 28 16.4 11.1-23.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 *** *** *** 42 19.2 13.2-26.9 85 32.1 25.5-39.4 78 30.5 24.0-38.0 42 14.8 10.3-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 97 17.3 14.0-21.3 156 21.1 17.8-24.9 258 35.7 31.5-40.2 140 17.9 14.8-21.5 74 7.9 6.0-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 700 107 18.0 14.6-21.9 216 32.1 28.0-36.5 229 31.1 27.1-35.4 107 14.0 11.3-17.3 41 4.8 3.4- 6.8
College Graduate 640 156 27.2 23.0-31.8 229 37.5 33.0-42.3 190 27.7 23.7-32.0 44 5.1 3.7- 7.2 21 2.6 1.5- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 18 8.4 4.9-14.1 43 18.3 13.0-25.0 69 27.1 20.3-35.1 66 28.3 21.6-36.1 48 18.0 12.4-25.2
$15,000- 24,999 375 46 14.5 10.2-20.2 66 16.7 12.6-21.8 130 33.3 27.8-39.3 90 26.4 20.8-32.8 43 9.2 6.5-12.7
$25,000- 34,999 229 28 13.7 8.9-20.5 48 19.5 13.6-27.1 95 43.5 35.5-51.9 41 17.8 12.7-24.4 17 5.5 3.1- 9.5
$35,000- 49,999 337 46 16.2 11.8-21.9 108 33.6 27.1-40.7 121 35.5 29.1-42.5 48 12.3 8.6-17.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 45 19.1 13.7-25.9 105 41.5 34.3-49.0 89 27.9 22.1-34.6 19 6.8 3.9-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 438 133 30.7 25.7-36.2 164 36.2 30.9-41.9 104 24.0 19.4-29.2 31 7.1 4.7-10.4 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 655 30 5.1 3.3- 7.8 84 13.2 10.2-16.9 195 28.6 24.5-33.0 198 31.0 26.6-35.8 148 22.1 18.3-26.4
No 1,428 282 20.7 18.1-23.5 485 33.3 30.3-36.5 493 33.7 30.7-36.8 148 11.2 9.3-13.5 20 1.1 0.6- 1.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 737 33 5.5 3.6- 8.1 102 13.7 10.8-17.1 228 29.6 25.7-33.8 215 30.5 26.3-35.0 159 20.8 17.3-24.7
No 1,526 330 22.7 20.1-25.5 524 33.6 30.7-36.7 508 32.8 29.9-35.8 145 9.8 8.2-11.8 19 1.1 0.6- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 75 20.3 16.0-25.5 130 28.4 23.7-33.7 135 29.4 24.6-34.7 50 10.2 7.3-14.0 48 11.6 8.4-15.8
Non-Veteran 1,892 297 16.7 14.6-19.0 515 27.6 25.1-30.2 630 32.7 30.0-35.4 319 17.2 15.2-19.5 131 5.8 4.7- 7.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 28 17.2 11.8-24.5 48 36.4 28.0-45.7 49 32.0 24.3-40.9 19 10.9 6.6-17.6 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 405 72 20.2 15.9-25.4 115 27.3 22.6-32.5 122 29.2 24.5-34.4 64 16.6 12.9-21.0 32 6.8 4.5- 9.9
Rural 1,774 272 16.7 14.5-19.2 483 27.0 24.4-29.8 594 32.7 29.9-35.6 286 16.3 14.2-18.7 139 7.2 5.9- 8.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 241 21.7 18.9-24.8 372 31.7 28.5-35.1 389 33.6 30.3-37.1 125 11.5 9.3-14.2 21 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 18.5 11.4-28.7 21 21.5 13.5-32.6 *** *** ***
Retired 637 66 8.9 6.7-11.7 178 25.6 21.8-29.9 234 36.7 32.2-41.4 106 17.9 14.4-21.9 53 10.9 8.0-14.8
Unable to Work 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 20.7 15.6-27.0 92 35.8 28.9-43.4 88 29.7 23.3-37.0
Other not in Labor Force 169 35 22.2 15.5-30.7 49 30.6 22.4-40.3 56 31.3 23.3-40.5 25 13.6 8.6-20.7 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** 16 19.9 11.7-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 24 11.5 7.0-18.4 32 13.6 9.2-19.7 73 33.6 26.6-41.4 60 30.2 23.1-38.2 32 11.1 7.1-17.0
101% to 150% 363 40 14.5 10.1-20.4 66 18.7 13.9-24.6 120 32.9 27.0-39.4 84 22.2 16.9-28.5 53 11.7 8.5-15.9
151% to 200% 171 19 11.5 6.9-18.5 40 25.7 17.2-36.7 76 44.5 34.8-54.7 27 14.6 9.4-21.8 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,036 220 23.2 20.1-26.7 372 36.6 33.0-40.4 311 28.2 25.0-31.6 99 9.1 7.2-11.4 34 2.9 1.9- 4.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 806 105 16.2 12.8-20.4 202 22.5 18.9-26.5 276 34.3 29.8-39.0 158 20.0 16.7-23.8 65 7.0 4.9- 9.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,088 187 17.3 14.7-20.2 304 28.7 25.5-32.2 352 31.8 28.6-35.2 162 15.0 12.6-17.8 83 7.2 5.6- 9.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 437 80 19.0 15.0-23.7 140 32.8 27.8-38.2 137 29.7 25.0-35.0 49 12.6 9.0-17.3 31 5.9 4.0- 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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