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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Eastern NC 3,363 2,716 67.6 65.0-70.0 647 32.4 30.0-35.0
RACE
White 2,194 1,801 67.8 64.6-70.9 393 32.2 29.1-35.4
African American 862 711 73.4 68.6-77.7 151 26.6 22.3-31.4
Other Minorities 291 191 50.6 42.9-58.3 100 49.4 41.7-57.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 67 43.1 32.8-54.0 63 56.9 46.0-67.2
Non-Hispanic 3,218 2,635 69.0 66.4-71.5 583 31.0 28.5-33.6
AGE
18-24 116 26 19.8 12.7-29.6 90 80.2 70.4-87.3
25-34 340 75 20.4 16.0-25.5 265 79.6 74.5-84.0
35-44 534 351 64.8 59.9-69.5 183 35.2 30.5-40.1
45-54 643 600 92.2 89.2-94.4 43 7.8 5.6-10.8
55-64 647 623 96.8 95.0-98.0 24 3.2 2.0- 5.0
65-74 617 600 97.5 95.7-98.5 17 2.5 1.5- 4.3
75+ 438 417 95.8 93.1-97.4 21 4.2 2.6- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 533 443 75.2 69.4-80.2 90 24.8 19.8-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,034 867 68.1 62.9-72.9 167 31.9 27.1-37.1
Some Post-H.S. 945 741 64.8 60.3-69.1 204 35.2 30.9-39.7
College Graduate 844 658 65.7 60.9-70.2 186 34.3 29.8-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 499 405 73.0 67.0-78.3 94 27.0 21.7-33.0
$15,000- 24,999 562 459 65.4 58.3-72.0 103 34.6 28.0-41.7
$25,000- 34,999 370 294 64.0 56.5-70.8 76 36.0 29.2-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 447 360 70.4 64.0-76.1 87 29.6 23.9-36.0
$50,000-74,999 443 336 60.0 53.2-66.6 107 40.0 33.4-46.8
$75,000+ 518 417 71.1 65.5-76.2 101 28.9 23.8-34.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,334 1,182 80.1 76.3-83.5 152 19.9 16.5-23.7
No 1,948 1,475 61.0 57.8-64.2 473 39.0 35.8-42.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 78 59.1 45.9-71.1 30 40.9 28.9-54.1
Non-Veteran 3,255 2,638 67.8 65.3-70.3 617 32.2 29.7-34.7

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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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