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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Environmental Policy (Asked January--March Only)

Do you believe that you would eat healthy foods and beverages more often
if they were more available in places where you eat out?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,772 2,969 78.2 76.1-80.1 803 21.8 19.9-23.9
-Eastern NC 1,244 969 77.7 74.1-80.9 275 22.3 19.1-25.9
GENDER
Male 450 313 70.3 63.9-75.9 137 29.7 24.1-36.1
Female 794 656 84.6 81.1-87.5 138 15.4 12.5-18.9
RACE
White 878 662 75.8 71.6-79.7 216 24.2 20.3-28.4
African American 252 216 85.0 77.9-90.1 36 15.0 9.9-22.1
Other Minorities 108 86 75.3 60.2-86.0 22 24.7 14.0-39.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 43 70.3 51.5-84.1 16 29.7 15.9-48.5
Non-Hispanic 1,183 924 78.4 74.9-81.5 259 21.6 18.5-25.1
AGE
18-24 54 43 75.7 56.6-88.2 11 24.3 11.8-43.4
25-34 163 137 83.8 75.7-89.6 26 16.2 10.4-24.3
35-44 222 187 82.9 75.7-88.3 35 17.1 11.7-24.3
45-54 253 200 78.7 72.3-83.9 53 21.3 16.1-27.7
55-64 243 193 75.8 68.4-81.9 50 24.2 18.1-31.6
65-74 170 117 68.1 59.3-75.7 53 31.9 24.3-40.7
75+ 129 86 65.8 55.4-74.9 43 34.2 25.1-44.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 134 78.8 67.5-87.0 39 21.2 13.0-32.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 401 312 76.9 70.7-82.1 89 23.1 17.9-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 337 265 78.5 70.6-84.8 72 21.5 15.2-29.4
College Graduate 331 257 77.2 70.9-82.4 74 22.8 17.6-29.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 114 81.1 71.0-88.3 27 18.9 11.7-29.0
$15,000- 24,999 222 173 70.7 58.6-80.5 49 29.3 19.5-41.4
$25,000- 34,999 144 112 82.0 73.8-88.0 32 18.0 12.0-26.2
$35,000- 49,999 197 150 77.5 69.8-83.8 47 22.5 16.2-30.2
$50,000-74,999 176 145 84.4 77.1-89.7 31 15.6 10.3-22.9
$75,000+ 198 152 77.4 69.4-83.9 46 22.6 16.1-30.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 442 353 78.7 72.8-83.5 89 21.3 16.5-27.2
No 789 607 77.9 73.4-81.8 182 22.1 18.2-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 229 157 70.0 62.2-76.7 72 30.0 23.3-37.8
Non-Veteran 1,014 811 79.6 75.5-83.2 203 20.4 16.8-24.5

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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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