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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 15,331 8,940 52.3 51.2-53.4 6,391 47.7 46.6-48.8
-Eastern NC 5,123 2,890 49.9 48.0-51.9 2,233 50.1 48.1-52.0
GENDER
Male 1,805 879 42.0 38.9-45.1 926 58.0 54.9-61.1
Female 3,318 2,011 57.2 54.9-59.4 1,307 42.8 40.6-45.1
RACE
White 3,466 2,116 55.5 53.1-57.8 1,350 44.5 42.2-46.9
African American 1,162 558 43.8 40.1-47.5 604 56.2 52.5-59.9
Other Minorities 480 205 32.5 27.1-38.5 275 67.5 61.5-72.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 257 86 26.3 20.2-33.6 171 73.7 66.4-79.8
Non-Hispanic 4,857 2,801 52.5 50.5-54.5 2,056 47.5 45.5-49.5
AGE
18-24 230 85 33.9 26.7-42.0 145 66.1 58.0-73.3
25-34 616 262 39.8 35.3-44.6 354 60.2 55.4-64.7
35-44 834 408 45.9 41.7-50.1 426 54.1 49.9-58.3
45-54 1,020 558 53.7 49.9-57.4 462 46.3 42.6-50.1
55-64 1,038 651 59.8 56.1-63.3 387 40.2 36.7-43.9
65-74 774 504 65.0 61.0-68.8 270 35.0 31.2-39.0
75+ 575 396 66.1 61.2-70.7 179 33.9 29.3-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 825 360 34.3 29.9-38.9 465 65.7 61.1-70.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,652 857 44.7 41.3-48.2 795 55.3 51.8-58.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,312 775 54.7 50.9-58.5 537 45.3 41.5-49.1
College Graduate 1,328 895 63.3 59.8-66.6 433 36.7 33.4-40.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 305 40.9 36.0-45.9 347 59.1 54.1-64.0
$15,000- 24,999 884 459 41.6 36.9-46.5 425 58.4 53.5-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 654 370 51.6 46.4-56.8 284 48.4 43.2-53.6
$35,000- 49,999 737 447 55.0 50.0-59.9 290 45.0 40.1-50.0
$50,000-74,999 694 418 54.8 49.8-59.7 276 45.2 40.3-50.2
$75,000+ 752 470 60.0 55.4-64.3 282 40.0 35.7-44.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,947 1,123 52.7 49.8-55.7 824 47.3 44.3-50.2
No 3,076 1,722 48.8 46.3-51.3 1,354 51.2 48.7-53.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 871 517 53.9 49.5-58.2 354 46.1 41.8-50.5
Non-Veteran 4,248 2,369 49.0 46.9-51.2 1,879 51.0 48.8-53.1

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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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