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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,619 11,606 68.9 67.8-70.0 1,667 9.2 8.6- 9.8 2,346 21.9 20.8-22.9
-Eastern NC 5,225 3,756 64.6 62.6-66.5 591 10.8 9.7-12.0 878 24.6 22.8-26.6
GENDER
Male 1,851 1,225 58.0 54.7-61.2 209 10.9 9.1-13.1 417 31.1 28.0-34.4
Female 3,374 2,531 70.6 68.3-72.8 382 10.6 9.4-12.0 461 18.8 16.7-21.0
RACE
White 3,512 2,602 68.1 65.6-70.4 406 11.9 10.4-13.6 504 20.0 17.9-22.3
African American 1,207 888 71.1 67.6-74.5 138 10.0 8.1-12.3 181 18.9 15.9-22.2
Other Minorities 491 259 36.7 31.1-42.6 44 6.4 4.4- 9.2 188 57.0 50.7-63.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 264 91 24.1 18.4-31.0 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7 158 71.6 64.4-77.8
Non-Hispanic 4,950 3,656 68.8 66.9-70.7 574 11.5 10.3-12.8 720 19.7 18.0-21.5
AGE
18-24 235 103 37.4 30.1-45.3 31 12.3 7.9-18.5 101 50.3 42.3-58.4
25-34 630 358 51.4 46.6-56.2 46 6.8 4.7- 9.7 226 41.8 37.1-46.6
35-44 848 574 65.1 60.9-69.1 90 10.6 8.3-13.3 184 24.3 20.7-28.4
45-54 1,043 747 70.1 66.5-73.5 114 10.8 8.6-13.4 182 19.1 16.2-22.3
55-64 1,046 831 80.4 77.5-83.1 118 11.0 9.0-13.4 97 8.6 6.8-10.7
65-74 792 638 81.1 77.6-84.1 101 13.1 10.5-16.3 53 5.8 4.3- 7.9
75+ 594 478 80.7 76.8-84.1 87 13.9 11.1-17.4 29 5.3 3.5- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 858 568 54.0 48.9-59.1 94 8.4 6.4-11.0 196 37.5 32.4-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,683 1,245 65.7 62.0-69.2 157 9.3 7.3-11.8 281 25.0 21.7-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,333 942 64.2 60.4-67.9 173 14.1 11.6-17.0 218 21.7 18.4-25.3
College Graduate 1,344 996 71.0 67.3-74.4 166 11.0 9.2-13.0 182 18.0 14.8-21.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 663 454 60.3 55.1-65.4 76 10.5 7.9-13.9 133 29.1 24.3-34.5
$15,000- 24,999 902 617 55.9 50.6-61.0 94 8.4 6.4-10.9 191 35.7 30.5-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 669 486 66.8 61.6-71.6 71 11.0 8.2-14.6 112 22.2 17.9-27.1
$35,000- 49,999 747 560 69.5 64.3-74.2 93 14.3 10.7-18.9 94 16.2 12.6-20.5
$50,000-74,999 701 505 68.0 63.0-72.6 90 13.2 10.1-17.0 106 18.8 14.9-23.4
$75,000+ 758 583 73.9 69.0-78.3 78 9.1 7.0-11.8 97 17.0 12.9-22.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,979 1,436 68.7 65.7-71.5 302 15.0 13.0-17.3 241 16.3 14.0-18.9
No 3,075 2,202 62.6 60.0-65.2 282 9.1 7.7-10.7 591 28.3 25.7-31.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 888 599 61.8 57.4-66.0 138 19.2 15.6-23.4 151 19.0 15.9-22.5
Non-Veteran 4,326 3,148 65.2 63.0-67.4 453 8.9 7.9-10.1 725 25.9 23.7-28.1

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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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