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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 9,933 3,147 25.7 24.6-26.7 6,786 74.3 73.3-75.4
-Eastern NC 3,378 1,050 25.9 24.1-27.7 2,328 74.1 72.3-75.9
RACE
White 2,223 724 27.5 25.3-29.7 1,499 72.5 70.3-74.7
African American 849 260 27.2 23.6-31.1 589 72.8 68.9-76.4
Other Minorities 300 65 14.3 10.2-19.6 235 85.7 80.4-89.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 143 13 6.7 3.3-13.2 130 93.3 86.8-96.7
Non-Hispanic 3,227 1,034 27.3 25.5-29.2 2,193 72.7 70.8-74.5
AGE
18-24 150 0 0.0 . - . 150 100 . - .
25-34 426 18 4.1 2.3- 7.0 408 95.9 93.0-97.7
35-44 519 77 17.9 13.8-22.9 442 82.1 77.1-86.2
45-54 681 213 32.2 28.1-36.6 468 67.8 63.4-71.9
55-64 670 301 46.0 41.7-50.5 369 54.0 49.5-58.3
65-74 506 261 52.7 47.5-57.9 245 47.3 42.1-52.5
75+ 399 176 44.6 38.9-50.5 223 55.4 49.5-61.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 524 204 31.0 26.2-36.2 320 69.0 63.8-73.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,090 370 28.3 25.2-31.7 720 71.7 68.3-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 930 280 24.0 20.9-27.3 650 76.0 72.7-79.1
College Graduate 832 194 21.3 18.0-25.0 638 78.7 75.0-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 499 187 31.2 26.6-36.3 312 68.8 63.7-73.4
$15,000- 24,999 614 209 28.5 24.3-33.2 405 71.5 66.8-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 430 134 26.7 21.8-32.3 296 73.3 67.7-78.2
$35,000- 49,999 467 136 24.4 20.1-29.3 331 75.6 70.7-79.9
$50,000-74,999 422 123 26.3 21.7-31.5 299 73.7 68.5-78.3
$75,000+ 405 99 24.5 20.0-29.6 306 75.5 70.4-80.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,278 542 39.3 35.9-42.8 736 60.7 57.2-64.1
No 2,022 489 19.4 17.5-21.5 1,533 80.6 78.5-82.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 130 34 23.8 16.1-33.8 96 76.2 66.2-83.9
Non-Veteran 3,246 1,016 26.0 24.2-27.9 2,230 74.0 72.1-75.8

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* This question was asked of respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

^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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