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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 15,053 8,390 52.2 51.0-53.3 6,663 47.8 46.7-49.0
-Eastern NC 5,028 2,835 53.8 51.8-55.8 2,193 46.2 44.2-48.2
GENDER
Male 1,772 881 48.2 44.9-51.4 891 51.8 48.6-55.1
Female 3,256 1,954 58.9 56.6-61.1 1,302 41.1 38.9-43.4
RACE
White 3,410 1,807 49.6 47.3-52.0 1,603 50.4 48.0-52.7
African American 1,134 745 64.6 60.8-68.2 389 35.4 31.8-39.2
Other Minorities 470 272 55.6 48.8-62.2 198 44.4 37.8-51.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 250 151 58.3 49.5-66.6 99 41.7 33.4-50.5
Non-Hispanic 4,770 2,680 53.3 51.3-55.2 2,090 46.7 44.8-48.7
AGE
18-24 222 92 38.2 30.5-46.5 130 61.8 53.5-69.5
25-34 602 319 52.3 47.5-57.1 283 47.7 42.9-52.5
35-44 814 444 54.6 50.3-58.9 370 45.4 41.1-49.7
45-54 1,002 598 59.0 55.2-62.7 404 41.0 37.3-44.8
55-64 1,021 667 64.7 61.1-68.1 354 35.3 31.9-38.9
65-74 762 456 60.6 56.5-64.6 306 39.4 35.4-43.5
75+ 569 237 43.7 38.9-48.6 332 56.3 51.4-61.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 811 431 52.1 46.9-57.2 380 47.9 42.8-53.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,608 888 50.6 47.0-54.2 720 49.4 45.8-53.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,291 756 55.8 52.0-59.6 535 44.2 40.4-48.0
College Graduate 1,312 756 57.1 53.6-60.6 556 42.9 39.4-46.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 642 364 54.7 49.5-59.9 278 45.3 40.1-50.5
$15,000- 24,999 869 503 55.7 50.3-60.9 366 44.3 39.1-49.7
$25,000- 34,999 641 365 53.9 48.6-59.1 276 46.1 40.9-51.4
$35,000- 49,999 724 415 54.2 49.2-59.2 309 45.8 40.8-50.8
$50,000-74,999 690 412 57.2 52.2-62.1 278 42.8 37.9-47.8
$75,000+ 737 421 56.5 51.8-61.0 316 43.5 39.0-48.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,923 1,114 55.6 52.5-58.5 809 44.4 41.5-47.5
No 3,065 1,699 53.0 50.4-55.5 1,366 47.0 44.5-49.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 861 442 50.9 46.5-55.2 419 49.1 44.8-53.5
Non-Veteran 4,163 2,391 54.5 52.2-56.7 1,772 45.5 43.3-47.8

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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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