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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,058 3,277 76.0 73.9-77.9 781 24.0 22.1-26.1
-Eastern NC 1,350 1,064 73.3 69.7-76.7 286 26.7 23.3-30.3
GENDER
Male 554 330 57.7 52.1-63.2 224 42.3 36.8-47.9
Female 796 734 92.7 90.2-94.5 62 7.3 5.5- 9.8
RACE
White 906 692 68.8 64.0-73.1 214 31.2 26.9-36.0
African American 295 265 90.9 86.6-94.0 30 9.1 6.0-13.4
Other Minorities 146 106 68.8 57.7-78.1 40 31.2 21.9-42.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 84 55 66.4 52.3-78.1 29 33.6 21.9-47.7
Non-Hispanic 1,266 1,009 74.2 70.4-77.6 257 25.8 22.4-29.6
AGE
18-24 62 49 71.8 54.6-84.4 13 28.2 15.6-45.4
25-34 206 151 64.1 55.4-71.9 55 35.9 28.1-44.6
35-44 324 253 74.7 68.4-80.2 71 25.3 19.8-31.6
45-54 401 331 79.5 73.9-84.2 70 20.5 15.8-26.1
55-64 273 212 72.6 65.4-78.8 61 27.4 21.2-34.6
65-74 63 51 77.6 61.9-88.1 12 22.4 11.9-38.1
75+ 16 12 76.4 47.9-91.9 4 23.6 8.1-52.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 81 66.4 54.1-76.9 36 33.6 23.1-45.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 414 321 68.1 60.8-74.7 93 31.9 25.3-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 380 293 72.3 65.2-78.5 87 27.7 21.5-34.8
College Graduate 438 368 82.9 77.9-87.0 70 17.1 13.0-22.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 56 79.7 64.2-89.6 10 20.3 10.4-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 187 149 74.1 63.9-82.3 38 25.9 17.7-36.1
$25,000- 34,999 192 148 72.5 63.0-80.3 44 27.5 19.7-37.0
$35,000- 49,999 221 168 70.1 60.0-78.6 53 29.9 21.4-40.0
$50,000-74,999 257 200 67.8 58.8-75.7 57 32.2 24.3-41.2
$75,000+ 288 233 78.7 72.2-84.0 55 21.3 16.0-27.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 330 252 74.8 68.4-80.2 78 25.2 19.8-31.6
No 994 790 72.8 68.4-76.8 204 27.2 23.2-31.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 135 58.1 48.8-66.8 80 41.9 33.2-51.2
Non-Veteran 1,134 928 76.6 72.8-80.1 206 23.4 19.9-27.2

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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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