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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 15,106 10,334 64.3 63.2-65.5 4,772 35.7 34.5-36.8
-Eastern NC 5,037 3,435 64.9 62.9-66.8 1,602 35.1 33.2-37.1
GENDER
Male 1,775 1,086 58.7 55.3-61.9 689 41.3 38.1-44.7
Female 3,262 2,349 70.6 68.4-72.7 913 29.4 27.3-31.6
RACE
White 3,420 2,288 63.2 60.8-65.5 1,132 36.8 34.5-39.2
African American 1,132 825 72.4 68.8-75.8 307 27.6 24.2-31.2
Other Minorities 471 312 60.5 53.6-67.1 159 39.5 32.9-46.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 252 166 61.1 52.2-69.4 86 38.9 30.6-47.8
Non-Hispanic 4,777 3,264 65.3 63.3-67.2 1,513 34.7 32.8-36.7
AGE
18-24 221 109 47.9 39.7-56.2 112 52.1 43.8-60.3
25-34 602 372 61.8 57.0-66.4 230 38.2 33.6-43.0
35-44 813 524 63.5 59.1-67.6 289 36.5 32.4-40.9
45-54 1,003 741 73.1 69.5-76.4 262 26.9 23.6-30.5
55-64 1,023 767 74.2 70.7-77.3 256 25.8 22.7-29.3
65-74 768 553 72.0 68.1-75.6 215 28.0 24.4-31.9
75+ 572 347 61.8 57.1-66.4 225 38.2 33.6-42.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 811 494 58.5 53.3-63.6 317 41.5 36.4-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,612 1,104 63.4 59.7-67.0 508 36.6 33.0-40.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,292 910 66.9 63.0-70.5 382 33.1 29.5-37.0
College Graduate 1,317 923 69.2 66.0-72.3 394 30.8 27.7-34.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 642 423 64.3 59.1-69.2 219 35.7 30.8-40.9
$15,000- 24,999 871 595 63.3 57.8-68.5 276 36.7 31.5-42.2
$25,000- 34,999 641 440 65.2 60.0-70.1 201 34.8 29.9-40.0
$35,000- 49,999 727 521 70.1 65.2-74.5 206 29.9 25.5-34.8
$50,000-74,999 690 489 67.7 62.7-72.3 201 32.3 27.7-37.3
$75,000+ 741 508 67.1 62.8-71.3 233 32.9 28.7-37.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,924 1,343 66.6 63.6-69.5 581 33.4 30.5-36.4
No 3,071 2,066 64.1 61.6-66.6 1,005 35.9 33.4-38.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 861 545 62.0 57.6-66.2 316 38.0 33.8-42.4
Non-Veteran 4,172 2,887 65.5 63.3-67.7 1,285 34.5 32.3-36.7

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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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