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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 15,808 13,905 82.2 81.0-83.3 1,903 17.8 16.7-19.0
-Eastern NC 5,296 4,627 81.3 79.3-83.2 669 18.7 16.8-20.7
GENDER
Male 1,920 1,669 78.0 74.4-81.3 251 22.0 18.7-25.6
Female 3,376 2,958 84.4 82.6-86.2 418 15.6 13.8-17.4
RACE
White 3,555 3,262 88.3 86.1-90.1 293 11.7 9.9-13.9
African American 1,220 1,021 79.0 74.4-82.9 199 21.0 17.1-25.6
Other Minorities 491 319 49.7 43.2-56.1 172 50.3 43.9-56.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 112 38.9 31.2-47.3 115 61.1 52.7-68.8
Non-Hispanic 5,047 4,496 84.8 82.8-86.5 551 15.2 13.5-17.2
AGE
18-24 182 123 66.0 56.2-74.6 59 34.0 25.4-43.8
25-34 528 409 73.0 67.7-77.8 119 27.0 22.2-32.3
35-44 824 664 78.8 74.8-82.3 160 21.2 17.7-25.2
45-54 1,023 833 81.1 77.9-84.0 190 18.9 16.0-22.1
55-64 1,091 975 89.5 87.1-91.5 116 10.5 8.5-12.9
65-74 939 928 98.8 97.6-99.4 11 1.2 0.6- 2.4
75+ 672 664 98.4 96.6-99.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 843 637 57.7 52.1-63.1 206 42.3 36.9-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,645 1,386 78.1 73.9-81.8 259 21.9 18.2-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 1,284 87.4 84.6-89.7 142 12.6 10.3-15.4
College Graduate 1,368 1,306 95.0 92.8-96.5 62 5.0 3.5- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 505 57.7 51.3-63.7 182 42.3 36.3-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 852 651 60.9 54.9-66.6 201 39.1 33.4-45.1
$25,000- 34,999 590 502 77.8 69.8-84.1 88 22.2 15.9-30.2
$35,000- 49,999 752 699 90.2 86.3-93.0 53 9.8 7.0-13.7
$50,000-74,999 771 741 93.9 90.5-96.2 30 6.1 3.8- 9.5
$75,000+ 941 917 96.4 94.2-97.8 24 3.6 2.2- 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,091 1,849 82.0 78.5-85.1 242 18.0 14.9-21.5
No 3,043 2,645 81.0 78.4-83.4 398 19.0 16.6-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 951 902 92.2 86.3-95.7 49 7.8 4.3-13.7
Non-Veteran 4,342 3,723 78.9 76.7-81.0 619 21.1 19.0-23.3

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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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