NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Males aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,825 875 43.7 41.0-46.5 950 56.3 53.5-59.0
-Eastern NC 671 324 46.1 41.5-50.7 347 53.9 49.3-58.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 430 225 50.1 44.4-55.9 205 49.9 44.1-55.6
Non-Hispanic Black 167 69 38.0 29.6-47.3 98 62.0 52.7-70.4
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 156 60 40.7 31.7-50.3 96 59.3 49.7-68.3
55-64 206 95 49.5 41.3-57.7 111 50.5 42.3-58.7
65-74 179 127 69.7 60.4-77.6 52 30.3 22.4-39.6
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 80 39.0 31.5-47.1 129 61.0 52.9-68.5
Some Post-H.S. 174 94 53.0 44.2-61.7 80 47.0 38.3-55.8
College Graduate 190 114 56.6 47.7-65.0 76 43.4 35.0-52.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 172 108 62.0 52.9-70.4 64 38.0 29.6-47.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 232 120 50.4 42.7-58.2 112 49.6 41.8-57.3
No 402 187 43.2 37.5-49.2 215 56.8 50.8-62.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 245 124 51.2 43.5-58.8 121 48.8 41.2-56.5
No 423 200 43.3 37.7-49.1 223 56.7 50.9-62.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 139 53.2 45.9-60.4 115 46.8 39.6-54.1
Non-Veteran 417 185 42.0 36.2-48.0 232 58.0 52.0-63.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 521 251 46.0 40.8-51.4 270 54.0 48.6-59.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 321 129 36.8 30.7-43.3 192 63.2 56.7-69.3
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 229 146 62.5 54.5-69.9 83 37.5 30.1-45.5
Unable to Work 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 353 191 53.6 47.3-59.9 162 46.4 40.1-52.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 234 112 47.3 39.3-55.5 122 52.7 44.5-60.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 307 140 41.4 35.0-48.2 167 58.6 51.8-65.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 130 72 52.8 42.8-62.5 58 47.2 37.5-57.2

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09AUG17.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts