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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Last 12 months 1 or more years ago Don't know Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,666 1,807 67.1 64.5-69.7 303 12.4 10.5-14.6 386 13.5 11.9-15.3 170 6.9 5.6- 8.5
-Eastern NC 979 669 67.6 63.6-71.3 104 10.7 8.4-13.4 147 15.7 12.8-19.0 59 6.1 4.5- 8.3
GENDER
Male 363 250 69.3 62.8-75.1 34 9.0 5.9-13.4 58 15.9 11.5-21.5 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4
Female 616 419 65.9 61.1-70.5 70 12.2 9.3-15.9 89 15.5 12.1-19.6 38 6.4 4.2- 9.5
RACE
White 560 374 63.9 58.3-69.2 61 11.8 8.6-15.9 99 19.5 15.2-24.7 26 4.8 3.0- 7.7
African American 333 248 76.0 70.2-80.9 29 8.6 5.6-12.8 38 10.5 7.3-14.8 18 5.0 2.9- 8.5
Other Minorities 83 44 54.8 40.8-68.1 14 12.7 6.4-23.7 10 13.9 6.8-26.4 15 18.6 10.0-31.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 17 51.1 31.1-70.7 2 3.8 0.8-16.7 8 20.4 9.0-39.8 7 24.8 10.9-47.2
Non-Hispanic 941 648 68.3 64.2-72.0 102 11.0 8.7-13.9 139 15.5 12.6-18.9 52 5.2 3.7- 7.3
AGE
18-24 6 3 68.9 28.5-92.5 2 26.8 5.7-68.8 1 4.3 0.5-28.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 24 14 58.0 32.6-79.7 4 13.7 3.7-39.8 4 22.5 8.2-48.5 2 5.9 1.3-22.3
35-44 75 41 57.3 43.1-70.4 12 14.1 7.5-24.9 15 23.0 12.4-38.6 7 5.6 2.3-13.0
45-54 165 110 67.1 57.8-75.2 22 11.8 7.2-18.6 19 13.0 7.8-20.8 14 8.1 4.2-15.4
55-64 269 186 68.1 60.9-74.5 26 8.6 5.6-12.9 39 15.8 11.0-22.1 18 7.6 4.3-13.0
65-74 259 189 75.8 69.3-81.3 23 8.6 5.1-14.0 36 11.5 8.0-16.3 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8
75+ 176 121 67.8 59.2-75.4 15 9.6 5.3-17.0 33 17.9 12.3-25.1 7 4.7 2.1-10.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 158 65.2 56.6-72.8 25 10.4 6.5-16.2 38 17.0 11.1-25.1 15 7.5 3.9-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 308 216 68.2 61.2-74.5 34 11.8 8.0-17.1 42 14.8 10.2-21.0 16 5.1 2.8- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 251 167 67.1 58.9-74.4 29 9.6 6.1-14.8 38 17.6 12.1-25.1 17 5.6 3.1- 9.9
College Graduate 183 128 70.3 61.2-78.1 16 10.5 5.5-19.1 29 12.8 8.2-19.5 10 6.3 3.2-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 122 60.6 50.8-69.5 19 12.1 7.0-20.1 29 18.7 12.1-27.9 14 8.6 4.1-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 195 132 69.0 60.5-76.4 26 11.7 7.4-17.9 21 9.7 6.0-15.6 16 9.6 5.4-16.4
$25,000- 34,999 125 90 64.8 52.1-75.7 12 8.9 4.4-17.1 20 23.5 13.8-37.2 3 2.8 0.8- 8.7
$35,000- 49,999 133 90 68.1 57.4-77.1 18 13.4 7.8-22.0 19 12.7 7.0-22.0 6 5.8 2.3-14.0
$50,000-74,999 88 66 76.9 65.2-85.6 8 8.6 4.1-17.3 12 12.9 6.4-24.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.8
$75,000+ 112 80 72.4 61.4-81.3 10 9.7 4.4-20.3 13 10.8 5.7-19.3 9 7.1 3.4-14.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 588 399 67.2 62.0-71.9 55 9.7 7.1-13.1 99 17.6 13.7-22.2 35 5.6 3.7- 8.3
No 382 266 68.4 61.9-74.2 47 12.0 8.4-17.0 45 12.6 8.8-17.7 24 7.0 4.3-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 189 128 71.1 63.0-78.1 19 8.0 4.9-12.8 29 12.9 8.4-19.2 13 8.0 4.2-14.5
Non-Veteran 789 540 66.4 61.8-70.7 85 11.4 8.8-14.7 118 16.5 13.2-20.5 46 5.6 3.9- 8.0

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*Asked of respondents with diabetes or borderline diabetes

^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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