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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 15,271 521 4.4 3.9- 5.0 14,750 95.6 95.0-96.1
-Eastern NC 5,101 140 3.4 2.7- 4.3 4,961 96.6 95.7-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,800 111 6.2 4.8- 8.0 1,689 93.8 92.0-95.2
Female 3,301 29 0.9 0.6- 1.4 3,272 99.1 98.6-99.4
RACE
White 3,457 100 3.6 2.7- 4.7 3,357 96.4 95.3-97.3
African American 1,153 28 3.4 2.0- 5.7 1,125 96.6 94.3-98.0
Other Minorities 476 12 2.7 1.3- 5.3 464 97.3 94.7-98.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 254 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 251 98.7 95.1-99.7
Non-Hispanic 4,838 137 3.7 2.9- 4.6 4,701 96.3 95.4-97.1
AGE
18-24 228 9 4.5 2.2- 9.1 219 95.5 90.9-97.8
25-34 611 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5 593 96.1 93.5-97.7
35-44 823 28 4.5 2.8- 7.0 795 95.5 93.0-97.2
45-54 1,017 29 2.8 1.7- 4.7 988 97.2 95.3-98.3
55-64 1,033 26 2.6 1.6- 4.0 1,007 97.4 96.0-98.4
65-74 775 18 2.6 1.5- 4.2 757 97.4 95.8-98.5
75+ 578 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 566 97.8 95.9-98.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 828 21 3.2 1.7- 5.8 807 96.8 94.2-98.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,637 50 4.1 2.8- 5.9 1,587 95.9 94.1-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,307 40 3.8 2.5- 5.8 1,267 96.2 94.2-97.5
College Graduate 1,323 29 2.3 1.4- 3.6 1,294 97.7 96.4-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 650 16 2.8 1.5- 5.3 634 97.2 94.7-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 882 12 1.1 0.6- 2.2 870 98.9 97.8-99.4
$25,000- 34,999 652 20 2.1 1.3- 3.6 632 97.9 96.4-98.7
$35,000- 49,999 732 23 4.3 2.5- 7.4 709 95.7 92.6-97.5
$50,000-74,999 694 17 3.9 2.0- 7.6 677 96.1 92.4-98.0
$75,000+ 746 23 3.1 2.0- 4.8 723 96.9 95.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,946 62 4.2 3.0- 5.9 1,884 95.8 94.1-97.0
No 3,083 70 2.8 2.0- 3.9 3,013 97.2 96.1-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 870 56 7.7 5.3-11.0 814 92.3 89.0-94.7
Non-Veteran 4,227 84 2.5 1.9- 3.3 4,143 97.5 96.7-98.1

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^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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