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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-Eastern NC 5,025 2,282 38.6 36.7-40.5 283 6.4 5.4- 7.7 128 2.9 2.3- 3.8 2,332 52.0 49.9-54.1
GENDER
Male 1,809 729 32.0 29.2-35.0 89 6.8 5.0- 9.1 50 3.5 2.4- 5.1 941 57.7 54.2-61.0
Female 3,216 1,553 44.7 42.4-47.1 194 6.1 5.2- 7.2 78 2.4 1.8- 3.2 1,391 46.7 44.4-49.1
RACE
White 3,401 1,657 42.2 39.8-44.6 159 5.7 4.4- 7.3 85 2.8 2.1- 3.7 1,500 49.3 46.7-51.9
African American 1,132 462 35.8 32.0-39.8 88 8.0 6.1-10.5 28 2.8 1.7- 4.6 554 53.4 49.1-57.6
Other Minorities 466 149 24.6 19.8-30.1 32 7.1 4.2-11.7 15 4.0 1.8- 8.9 270 64.3 57.8-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 214 55 21.2 15.2-28.9 13 4.4 2.2- 8.5 7 4.3 1.4-12.8 139 70.1 61.4-77.5
Non-Hispanic 4,793 2,221 40.0 38.0-42.0 269 6.6 5.5- 7.9 121 2.8 2.2- 3.6 2,182 50.5 48.4-52.7
AGE
18-24 172 38 18.7 13.0-26.2 13 7.4 3.4-15.1 7 2.7 1.2- 6.0 114 71.3 62.4-78.8
25-34 496 171 31.4 26.8-36.3 39 7.9 5.4-11.4 17 4.3 2.6- 7.3 269 56.4 51.1-61.6
35-44 785 286 34.7 30.7-38.9 70 8.8 6.6-11.5 29 3.8 2.1- 6.9 400 52.7 48.4-57.0
45-54 972 393 40.6 36.8-44.5 56 6.0 4.4- 8.1 35 3.6 2.4- 5.2 488 49.9 46.0-53.7
55-64 1,047 498 47.0 43.5-50.6 52 4.8 3.5- 6.5 22 1.8 1.2- 2.9 475 46.3 42.8-49.9
65-74 904 513 55.7 51.9-59.5 39 4.3 2.9- 6.3 10 1.0 0.5- 2.2 342 39.0 35.3-42.8
75+ 622 369 59.9 55.3-64.3 11 2.0 1.0- 4.0 8 1.1 0.5- 2.4 234 37.0 32.7-41.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 781 274 26.9 22.7-31.4 33 4.6 2.6- 8.0 16 3.0 1.4- 6.6 458 65.5 60.4-70.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,538 648 33.3 29.9-36.9 68 5.3 3.6- 7.8 32 2.1 1.3- 3.3 790 59.3 55.3-63.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,371 642 40.9 37.4-44.5 85 7.6 5.5-10.5 34 2.9 1.9- 4.5 610 48.6 44.7-52.4
College Graduate 1,324 711 50.8 47.2-54.3 97 7.9 6.2- 9.9 46 4.1 2.7- 6.0 470 37.3 33.9-40.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 650 246 32.1 27.2-37.5 43 6.5 3.9-10.7 14 3.4 1.2- 9.2 347 58.0 52.0-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 812 343 32.4 27.9-37.4 38 6.1 3.9- 9.2 24 4.1 2.4- 6.8 407 57.4 52.0-62.7
$25,000- 34,999 556 249 35.8 30.1-42.0 22 5.7 3.3- 9.6 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1 276 56.6 49.9-63.1
$35,000- 49,999 718 345 41.8 37.3-46.4 39 5.9 4.0- 8.4 17 2.3 1.3- 4.1 317 50.0 45.3-54.7
$50,000-74,999 744 360 44.1 39.0-49.4 50 7.5 4.7-11.7 21 2.5 1.4- 4.3 313 45.9 40.5-51.3
$75,000+ 904 448 45.0 40.8-49.2 56 7.3 4.7-11.1 36 4.6 3.0- 7.0 364 43.1 38.8-47.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,990 916 40.4 37.3-43.5 99 5.3 4.1- 6.8 46 3.0 2.0- 4.4 929 51.4 48.0-54.7
No 3,000 1,351 37.7 35.2-40.1 184 7.1 5.7- 8.8 82 3.0 2.1- 4.1 1,383 52.3 49.6-55.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 902 455 46.9 42.1-51.8 36 4.4 3.0- 6.5 17 2.8 1.5- 5.0 394 45.9 40.9-50.9
Non-Veteran 4,120 1,826 36.7 34.7-38.8 247 6.9 5.7- 8.4 111 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,936 53.4 51.1-55.7

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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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