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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,516 4,261 63.7 62.2-65.2 1,052 15.0 14.0-16.1 1,203 21.2 20.0-22.5
-Eastern NC 2,330 1,541 63.5 61.0-66.0 386 16.1 14.3-18.0 403 20.4 18.3-22.6
GENDER
Male 1,079 661 58.3 54.6-61.9 167 14.5 12.2-17.2 251 27.2 23.9-30.7
Female 1,251 880 68.6 65.2-71.8 219 17.6 15.1-20.4 152 13.8 11.5-16.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,400 964 66.2 63.0-69.2 230 16.0 13.8-18.5 206 17.8 15.3-20.6
Non-Hispanic Black 626 420 66.3 61.4-70.9 114 17.5 14.2-21.4 92 16.2 12.6-20.4
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 481 239 50.1 44.8-55.4 57 11.9 8.9-15.7 185 38.0 33.1-43.2
35-44 297 192 64.2 57.3-70.6 36 11.0 7.6-15.5 69 24.8 19.2-31.4
45-54 358 238 67.8 61.8-73.2 63 19.2 14.7-24.8 57 13.0 9.7-17.2
55-64 495 347 70.4 65.2-75.1 94 19.9 15.9-24.7 54 9.7 7.0-13.2
65-74 442 337 76.9 71.9-81.2 81 19.1 15.1-24.0 24 4.0 2.5- 6.3
75+ 239 177 72.2 64.6-78.8 53 24.5 18.3-32.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 146 58.6 51.1-65.7 52 18.4 13.6-24.5 63 23.0 17.5-29.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 452 59.7 55.2-64.1 123 15.6 12.7-18.9 149 24.7 20.9-29.0
Some Post-H.S. 697 477 65.3 60.8-69.6 108 15.5 12.4-19.1 112 19.2 15.7-23.3
College Graduate 641 464 70.9 66.4-75.1 102 16.2 13.0-20.0 75 12.9 9.9-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 137 52.0 43.9-60.0 52 21.7 15.8-29.0 56 26.3 19.7-34.2
$15,000- 24,999 375 221 56.4 50.0-62.5 62 15.2 11.3-20.0 92 28.5 23.1-34.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 143 57.0 48.5-65.0 40 17.4 12.1-24.4 47 25.6 18.5-34.2
$35,000- 49,999 337 240 71.8 65.2-77.6 47 11.8 8.1-16.9 50 16.4 11.9-22.2
$50,000- 74,999 271 202 71.4 64.0-77.7 36 11.7 8.0-16.7 33 16.9 11.6-24.0
$75,000+ 438 319 70.0 64.5-75.0 68 16.8 13.0-21.5 51 13.2 9.6-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 659 426 62.9 58.1-67.5 172 27.3 23.2-31.9 61 9.7 7.3-12.9
No 1,426 978 65.8 62.6-68.9 179 11.8 9.9-13.9 269 22.4 19.7-25.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 743 468 60.8 56.3-65.2 194 26.2 22.5-30.4 81 12.9 10.0-16.4
No 1,521 1,031 64.6 61.5-67.6 185 12.0 10.2-14.1 305 23.4 20.7-26.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 435 259 55.2 49.5-60.8 96 22.4 18.0-27.4 80 22.5 17.9-27.9
Non-Veteran 1,895 1,282 65.3 62.5-68.0 290 14.7 12.9-16.8 323 19.9 17.7-22.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 152 94 61.1 52.0-69.5 29 18.0 12.2-25.7 29 20.9 14.2-29.8
Regional City or Suburban County 408 258 60.7 55.2-66.1 83 19.6 15.6-24.4 67 19.6 15.4-24.7
Rural 1,772 1,191 64.4 61.5-67.3 274 15.1 13.1-17.3 307 20.5 18.1-23.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,145 751 62.8 59.2-66.2 141 11.8 9.7-14.3 253 25.4 22.3-28.8
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** 15 17.0 10.0-27.5 *** *** ***
Retired 637 478 74.0 69.5-78.0 123 21.0 17.2-25.2 36 5.0 3.4- 7.5
Unable to Work 275 169 61.1 53.5-68.1 83 32.1 25.4-39.6 23 6.9 4.3-10.7
Other not in Labor Force 168 96 58.5 49.2-67.2 23 12.1 7.4-19.0 49 29.4 21.9-38.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 117 49.7 41.8-57.7 46 19.5 14.1-26.4 58 30.7 23.7-38.8
101% to 150% 365 221 60.7 54.1-67.0 63 15.6 11.6-20.6 81 23.7 18.4-29.9
151% to 200% 170 108 62.9 53.0-71.8 28 11.4 7.3-17.5 34 25.7 17.9-35.5
More than 200% 1,036 762 71.1 67.5-74.5 151 14.5 12.1-17.4 123 14.3 11.7-17.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 809 561 65.9 61.3-70.3 132 16.5 13.3-20.1 116 17.6 14.2-21.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,087 700 62.2 58.7-65.7 179 15.4 13.1-18.1 208 22.4 19.4-25.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 436 282 63.1 57.5-68.3 75 16.9 13.2-21.4 79 20.0 15.7-25.0

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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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