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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 5,925 2,283 40.8 39.2-42.3 3,642 59.2 57.7-60.8
-Eastern NC 2,117 907 45.7 43.1-48.4 1,210 54.3 51.6-56.9
GENDER
Male 974 445 48.4 44.5-52.3 529 51.6 47.7-55.5
Female 1,143 462 43.2 39.6-46.9 681 56.8 53.1-60.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,264 461 39.8 36.5-43.2 803 60.2 56.8-63.5
Non-Hispanic Black 579 301 54.8 49.6-59.8 278 45.2 40.2-50.4
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 438 254 54.7 49.1-60.2 184 45.3 39.8-50.9
35-44 270 186 65.1 57.6-71.9 84 34.9 28.1-42.4
45-54 330 190 57.4 50.9-63.7 140 42.6 36.3-49.1
55-64 448 176 38.5 33.2-44.1 272 61.5 55.9-66.8
65-74 407 82 19.9 15.5-25.1 325 80.1 74.9-84.5
75+ 209 17 8.5 4.9-14.4 192 91.5 85.6-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 87 43.2 35.2-51.7 140 56.8 48.3-64.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 647 266 44.0 39.3-48.8 381 56.0 51.2-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 654 304 48.5 43.8-53.2 350 51.5 46.8-56.2
College Graduate 583 248 45.6 40.6-50.6 335 54.4 49.4-59.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 108 54.7 45.7-63.3 94 45.3 36.7-54.3
$15,000- 24,999 336 146 46.8 40.2-53.6 190 53.2 46.4-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 213 94 45.7 37.3-54.3 119 54.3 45.7-62.7
$35,000- 49,999 313 137 46.5 39.4-53.8 176 53.5 46.2-60.6
$50,000- 74,999 255 104 45.8 38.3-53.6 151 54.2 46.4-61.7
$75,000+ 411 189 48.4 42.6-54.3 222 51.6 45.7-57.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 611 266 45.9 40.8-50.9 345 54.1 49.1-59.2
No 1,313 532 43.9 40.5-47.3 781 56.1 52.7-59.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 683 301 47.0 42.3-51.8 382 53.0 48.2-57.7
No 1,427 603 45.2 42.0-48.5 824 54.8 51.5-58.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 394 235 65.7 60.0-71.0 159 34.3 29.0-40.0
Non-Veteran 1,724 672 41.4 38.4-44.4 1,052 58.6 55.6-61.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 139 55 41.9 33.0-51.3 84 58.1 48.7-67.0
Regional City or Suburban County 378 192 53.4 47.6-59.1 186 46.6 40.9-52.4
Rural 1,602 660 44.3 41.2-47.5 942 55.7 52.5-58.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,036 541 55.1 51.3-58.8 495 44.9 41.2-48.7
Unemployed 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 577 118 21.9 17.8-26.5 459 78.1 73.5-82.2
Unable to Work 251 133 54.2 46.3-61.9 118 45.8 38.1-53.7
Other not in Labor Force 159 69 36.5 28.3-45.6 90 63.5 54.4-71.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 120 59.1 50.5-67.1 82 40.9 32.9-49.5
101% to 150% 322 151 47.1 40.1-54.3 171 52.9 45.7-59.9
151% to 200% 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 974 399 45.2 41.3-49.1 575 54.8 50.9-58.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 730 295 44.5 39.6-49.5 435 55.5 50.5-60.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,001 475 50.7 46.9-54.5 526 49.3 45.5-53.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 388 137 36.8 31.3-42.8 251 63.2 57.2-68.7

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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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