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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 6,511 5,735 86.2 85.1-87.3 776 13.8 12.7-14.9
-Eastern NC 2,327 2,069 86.9 84.9-88.6 258 13.1 11.4-15.1
GENDER
Male 1,078 935 84.3 81.1-87.1 143 15.7 12.9-18.9
Female 1,249 1,134 89.3 86.8-91.4 115 10.7 8.6-13.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,400 1,301 92.3 90.2-93.9 99 7.7 6.1- 9.8
Non-Hispanic Black 622 550 86.2 81.4-89.8 72 13.8 10.2-18.6
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 480 387 81.3 76.9-85.1 93 18.7 14.9-23.1
35-44 298 256 81.3 74.2-86.8 42 18.7 13.2-25.8
45-54 359 289 80.8 75.1-85.3 70 19.2 14.7-24.9
55-64 493 451 93.3 90.7-95.3 42 6.7 4.7- 9.3
65-74 441 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 196 70.1 62.2-76.9 64 29.9 23.1-37.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 722 619 85.0 81.4-88.0 103 15.0 12.0-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 698 638 90.6 87.6-93.0 60 9.4 7.0-12.4
College Graduate 640 610 96.4 94.5-97.7 30 3.6 2.3- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 187 70.0 61.5-77.4 56 30.0 22.6-38.5
$15,000- 24,999 376 305 78.1 72.0-83.2 71 21.9 16.8-28.0
$25,000- 34,999 231 203 83.5 74.7-89.7 28 16.5 10.3-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 335 317 93.5 88.7-96.3 18 6.5 3.7-11.3
$50,000- 74,999 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 439 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 660 594 87.3 82.6-90.8 66 12.7 9.2-17.4
No 1,422 1,257 86.1 83.5-88.3 165 13.9 11.7-16.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 744 662 86.2 82.0-89.5 82 13.8 10.5-18.0
No 1,519 1,360 87.8 85.4-89.8 159 12.2 10.2-14.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 409 94.2 91.5-96.2 29 5.8 3.8- 8.5
Non-Veteran 1,889 1,660 85.2 82.9-87.3 229 14.8 12.7-17.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 129 82.9 74.4-89.0 23 17.1 11.0-25.6
Regional City or Suburban County 406 370 91.7 88.4-94.1 36 8.3 5.9-11.6
Rural 1,771 1,572 86.2 83.8-88.4 199 13.8 11.6-16.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,145 1,000 85.6 82.6-88.2 145 14.4 11.8-17.4
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 633 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 274 249 89.3 81.9-93.9 25 10.7 6.1-18.1
Other not in Labor Force 169 137 80.7 72.6-86.8 32 19.3 13.2-27.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 169 69.9 61.6-77.1 53 30.1 22.9-38.4
101% to 150% 365 319 83.8 77.0-88.9 46 16.2 11.1-23.0
151% to 200% 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,035 988 95.6 93.8-96.9 47 4.4 3.1- 6.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 803 709 85.3 81.2-88.6 94 14.7 11.4-18.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,090 977 88.5 85.9-90.7 113 11.5 9.3-14.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 436 385 85.7 80.7-89.6 51 14.3 10.4-19.3

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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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