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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Eastern NC 5,286 842 19.0 17.3-20.8 1,503 29.7 27.9-31.6 1,665 31.7 29.8-33.7 847 13.6 12.4-14.8 429 6.0 5.3- 6.8
GENDER
Male 1,917 329 20.7 17.8-23.9 529 28.3 25.4-31.5 600 31.9 28.7-35.3 297 12.7 10.9-14.7 162 6.4 5.2- 7.8
Female 3,369 513 17.4 15.7-19.3 974 30.9 28.8-33.1 1,065 31.6 29.4-33.8 550 14.5 13.0-16.0 267 5.6 4.8- 6.6
RACE
White 3,548 626 21.5 19.3-24.0 1,139 33.5 31.2-35.9 1,039 28.9 26.7-31.2 481 10.7 9.5-12.0 263 5.3 4.5- 6.3
African American 1,217 142 14.4 11.6-17.7 264 22.7 19.5-26.3 448 38.2 34.0-42.5 245 17.6 15.0-20.6 118 7.1 5.7- 8.9
Other Minorities 491 66 14.2 10.6-18.8 95 23.1 17.6-29.5 166 33.9 27.9-40.5 118 21.3 16.8-26.7 46 7.5 5.0-10.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 26 12.4 8.0-18.8 43 22.4 15.6-31.0 86 37.0 28.8-46.1 58 23.1 17.0-30.6 14 5.1 2.7- 9.4
Non-Hispanic 5,038 813 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,459 30.3 28.5-32.3 1,571 31.3 29.3-33.3 784 12.8 11.6-14.0 411 6.1 5.3- 6.9
AGE
18-24 185 41 26.7 18.9-36.2 61 30.9 23.3-39.6 61 34.8 26.2-44.7 19 5.9 3.6- 9.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.5
25-34 528 139 25.4 21.2-30.1 184 36.5 31.5-41.8 154 27.9 23.6-32.7 47 9.8 7.0-13.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0
35-44 822 166 21.1 17.8-24.7 288 33.6 29.8-37.6 257 30.2 26.5-34.3 82 11.4 8.8-14.6 29 3.7 2.4- 5.6
45-54 1,025 161 15.6 13.1-18.5 298 27.3 24.2-30.7 332 33.7 30.2-37.4 156 15.3 12.7-18.2 78 8.0 6.1-10.5
55-64 1,089 154 14.2 12.0-16.9 307 27.7 24.8-30.9 324 31.5 28.3-34.8 202 17.3 14.8-20.1 102 9.3 7.4-11.7
65-74 935 114 12.8 10.5-15.5 222 22.2 19.4-25.4 316 33.7 30.2-37.3 175 19.4 16.4-22.7 108 11.9 9.4-14.8
75+ 665 63 9.5 7.2-12.4 133 20.0 16.7-23.8 207 31.8 27.8-36.1 159 24.0 20.4-28.0 103 14.7 11.9-18.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 837 53 6.9 4.5-10.4 126 19.1 14.9-24.1 248 33.3 28.3-38.7 241 26.7 22.6-31.3 169 14.0 11.4-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,644 213 18.0 14.7-21.7 425 26.3 23.1-29.8 578 35.6 31.7-39.8 294 14.4 12.3-16.7 134 5.8 4.5- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,427 235 19.6 16.4-23.4 436 33.2 29.7-37.0 471 30.6 27.5-33.9 202 11.7 9.8-14.0 83 4.8 3.6- 6.3
College Graduate 1,364 338 28.1 25.0-31.4 515 37.8 34.5-41.2 363 26.4 23.5-29.5 106 5.5 4.3- 7.0 42 2.2 1.5- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 681 43 7.5 4.9-11.1 93 14.6 10.6-19.8 183 30.9 25.4-37.0 209 29.8 24.8-35.3 153 17.2 14.0-21.0
$15,000- 24,999 850 68 8.6 5.9-12.5 184 23.3 19.1-28.1 310 39.0 33.5-44.7 187 19.2 15.8-23.1 101 9.9 7.5-13.0
$25,000- 34,999 590 73 15.9 11.0-22.2 155 30.1 24.2-36.7 224 34.4 28.0-41.5 95 13.3 10.2-17.3 43 6.3 4.2- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 753 132 20.1 16.5-24.3 234 29.9 25.9-34.2 258 34.8 30.6-39.3 103 12.3 9.7-15.3 26 2.9 1.9- 4.6
$50,000-74,999 770 172 26.2 21.0-32.1 309 41.0 36.0-46.2 206 23.8 20.2-27.9 61 6.6 4.9- 9.0 22 2.3 1.4- 3.9
$75,000+ 940 256 29.2 25.5-33.2 371 37.8 33.7-42.1 251 26.9 23.4-30.8 53 5.3 3.9- 7.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,081 112 6.7 5.1- 8.9 352 17.3 15.2-19.7 629 32.8 29.5-36.2 587 27.1 24.4-29.9 401 16.1 14.2-18.2
No 3,043 701 25.6 23.2-28.2 1,110 36.0 33.5-38.6 984 31.3 28.9-33.9 226 6.2 5.2- 7.4 22 0.8 0.4- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 949 183 23.1 19.1-27.6 272 27.4 23.7-31.5 295 32.8 28.2-37.9 121 10.4 8.3-13.0 78 6.3 4.8- 8.3
Non-Veteran 4,334 658 18.1 16.2-20.1 1,231 30.2 28.2-32.4 1,369 31.5 29.4-33.6 726 14.3 13.0-15.8 350 5.9 5.1- 6.8

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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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