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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

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by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescripti on drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-Eastern NC 4,831 1,470 31.6 29.5-33.7 3,361 68.4 66.3-70.5
GENDER
Male 1,757 545 32.2 28.8-35.7 1,212 67.8 64.3-71.2
Female 3,074 925 31.0 28.7-33.3 2,149 69.0 66.7-71.3
RACE
White 3,250 978 32.4 29.9-35.0 2,272 67.6 65.0-70.1
African American 1,101 373 35.3 31.0-40.0 728 64.7 60.0-69.0
Other Minorities 458 115 20.4 15.9-25.7 343 79.6 74.3-84.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 214 43 18.2 12.5-25.8 171 81.8 74.2-87.5
Non-Hispanic 4,598 1,420 32.7 30.6-34.9 3,178 67.3 65.1-69.4
AGE
18-24 175 60 37.3 28.3-47.3 115 62.7 52.7-71.7
25-34 495 149 31.8 26.9-37.1 346 68.2 62.9-73.1
35-44 766 227 29.3 25.5-33.4 539 70.7 66.6-74.5
45-54 947 274 28.6 25.2-32.3 673 71.4 67.7-74.8
55-64 1,003 324 32.5 29.2-36.0 679 67.5 64.0-70.8
65-74 850 263 33.8 30.0-37.8 587 66.2 62.2-70.0
75+ 570 167 28.4 24.3-32.9 403 71.6 67.1-75.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 747 179 24.7 20.2-29.9 568 75.3 70.1-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,472 459 31.8 27.8-36.1 1,013 68.2 63.9-72.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,314 414 33.3 29.4-37.4 900 66.7 62.6-70.6
College Graduate 1,287 417 34.1 30.7-37.6 870 65.9 62.4-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 169 23.6 19.2-28.8 463 76.4 71.2-80.8
$15,000- 24,999 778 222 27.1 22.6-32.2 556 72.9 67.8-77.4
$25,000- 34,999 539 179 39.3 31.9-47.2 360 60.7 52.8-68.1
$35,000- 49,999 689 229 32.9 28.5-37.7 460 67.1 62.3-71.5
$50,000-74,999 721 241 31.6 27.0-36.6 480 68.4 63.4-73.0
$75,000+ 876 271 33.8 29.5-38.4 605 66.2 61.6-70.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,921 543 28.5 25.2-31.9 1,378 71.5 68.1-74.8
No 2,876 917 33.2 30.6-35.9 1,959 66.8 64.1-69.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 865 266 33.0 27.9-38.5 599 67.0 61.5-72.1
Non-Veteran 3,963 1,204 31.3 29.1-33.5 2,759 68.7 66.5-70.9

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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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