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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,524 4,559 82.8 81.6-84.0 965 17.2 16.0-18.4
-Eastern NC 1,878 1,571 83.2 81.0-85.2 307 16.8 14.8-19.0
RACE
White 1,314 1,096 83.7 81.2-86.0 218 16.3 14.0-18.8
African American 461 390 81.5 76.3-85.8 71 18.5 14.2-23.7
Other Minorities 99 81 83.9 74.5-90.2 18 16.1 9.8-25.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 19 89.4 61.4-97.8 2 10.6 2.2-38.6
Non-Hispanic 1,852 1,549 83.4 81.2-85.3 303 16.6 14.7-18.8
AGE
50-54 333 271 80.7 75.2-85.3 62 19.3 14.7-24.8
55-64 652 567 87.8 84.8-90.3 85 12.2 9.7-15.2
65-74 505 432 85.9 81.7-89.2 73 14.1 10.8-18.3
75+ 388 301 76.0 70.2-81.0 87 24.0 19.0-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 373 283 71.9 65.5-77.5 90 28.1 22.5-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 651 544 83.3 79.6-86.5 107 16.7 13.5-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 455 397 88.4 84.5-91.4 58 11.6 8.6-15.5
College Graduate 397 346 88.3 84.4-91.4 51 11.7 8.6-15.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 346 261 72.8 66.3-78.5 85 27.2 21.5-33.7
$15,000- 24,999 363 301 82.5 77.3-86.6 62 17.5 13.4-22.7
$25,000- 34,999 240 203 84.6 78.1-89.4 37 15.4 10.6-21.9
$35,000- 49,999 225 202 88.8 83.1-92.8 23 11.2 7.2-16.9
$50,000-74,999 184 166 88.2 80.9-92.9 18 11.8 7.1-19.1
$75,000+ 182 165 92.9 88.3-95.8 17 7.1 4.2-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 883 730 80.5 76.9-83.7 153 19.5 16.3-23.1
No 962 814 85.4 82.6-87.8 148 14.6 12.2-17.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 22 81.9 61.6-92.7 6 18.1 7.3-38.4
Non-Veteran 1,848 1,547 83.2 81.0-85.2 301 16.8 14.8-19.0

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

***Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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