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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Eastern NC 5,200 907 20.4 18.7-22.2 4,293 79.6 77.8-81.3
GENDER
Male 1,880 601 33.0 29.9-36.3 1,279 67.0 63.7-70.1
Female 3,320 306 8.5 7.2-10.0 3,014 91.5 90.0-92.8
RACE
White 3,496 585 23.3 20.9-25.8 2,911 76.7 74.2-79.1
African American 1,194 213 15.0 12.6-17.7 981 85.0 82.3-87.4
Other Minorities 484 101 15.4 11.7-19.9 383 84.6 80.1-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 221 14 5.7 3.0-10.3 207 94.3 89.7-97.0
Non-Hispanic 4,959 883 21.5 19.7-23.4 4,076 78.5 76.6-80.3
AGE
18-24 183 27 20.4 13.4-29.7 156 79.6 70.3-86.6
25-34 519 84 19.5 15.6-24.2 435 80.5 75.8-84.4
35-44 808 163 25.5 21.8-29.7 645 74.5 70.3-78.2
45-54 996 161 19.7 16.6-23.2 835 80.3 76.8-83.4
55-64 1,076 191 18.8 16.1-21.9 885 81.2 78.1-83.9
65-74 930 164 18.3 15.6-21.5 766 81.7 78.5-84.4
75+ 656 116 18.1 14.8-21.8 540 81.9 78.2-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 823 224 24.5 20.2-29.4 599 75.5 70.6-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,603 276 20.7 17.4-24.5 1,327 79.3 75.5-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,406 208 18.8 15.8-22.2 1,198 81.2 77.8-84.2
College Graduate 1,355 196 18.7 15.9-21.9 1,159 81.3 78.1-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 675 139 17.8 14.1-22.2 536 82.2 77.8-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 839 144 19.7 14.8-25.6 695 80.3 74.4-85.2
$25,000- 34,999 580 105 24.9 19.0-31.9 475 75.1 68.1-81.0
$35,000- 49,999 742 108 15.5 12.4-19.2 634 84.5 80.8-87.6
$50,000-74,999 764 124 19.8 16.1-24.0 640 80.2 76.0-83.9
$75,000+ 926 179 26.3 22.3-30.7 747 73.7 69.3-77.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,068 425 22.8 20.2-25.6 1,643 77.2 74.4-79.8
No 3,047 465 19.0 16.8-21.5 2,582 81.0 78.5-83.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 935 283 33.9 29.6-38.4 652 66.1 61.6-70.4
Non-Veteran 4,262 624 17.3 15.5-19.4 3,638 82.7 80.6-84.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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