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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 1,878 1,151 56.6 53.8-59.4 727 43.4 40.6-46.2
-Eastern NC 683 418 58.7 54.1-63.2 265 41.3 36.8-45.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 435 277 59.8 54.0-65.4 158 40.2 34.6-46.0
Non-Hispanic Black 171 103 59.9 50.6-68.5 68 40.1 31.5-49.4
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 72 49.7 40.4-59.0 84 50.3 41.0-59.6
55-64 208 133 69.7 62.1-76.3 75 30.3 23.7-37.9
65-74 180 147 78.4 69.2-85.4 33 21.6 14.6-30.8
75+ 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 211 111 52.8 44.8-60.6 100 47.2 39.4-55.2
Some Post-H.S. 176 114 64.7 55.8-72.7 62 35.3 27.3-44.2
College Graduate 195 143 67.7 58.6-75.6 52 32.3 24.4-41.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 172 127 73.7 64.8-81.0 45 26.3 19.0-35.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 239 158 64.4 56.7-71.5 81 35.6 28.5-43.3
No 406 237 55.3 49.3-61.2 169 44.7 38.8-50.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 251 162 64.8 57.2-71.7 89 35.2 28.3-42.8
No 429 256 55.5 49.6-61.2 173 44.5 38.8-50.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 260 184 68.8 61.5-75.2 76 31.2 24.8-38.5
Non-Veteran 423 234 53.0 47.0-58.8 189 47.0 41.2-53.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 530 327 58.7 53.3-63.9 203 41.3 36.1-46.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 324 166 47.0 40.5-53.6 158 53.0 46.4-59.5
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 235 187 77.8 70.4-83.8 48 22.2 16.2-29.6
Unable to Work 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 354 240 66.9 60.7-72.7 114 33.1 27.3-39.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 237 150 60.6 52.4-68.3 87 39.4 31.7-47.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 313 180 55.1 48.3-61.7 133 44.9 38.3-51.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 133 88 62.7 52.5-71.9 45 37.3 28.1-47.5

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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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