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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military
or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
-Eastern NC 5,301 951 18.3 16.8-19.9 4,350 81.7 80.1-83.2
GENDER 5,301 951 18.3 16.8-19.9 4,350 81.7 80.1-83.2
Male 1,920 843 34.4 31.4-37.5 1,077 65.6 62.5-68.6
Female 3,381 108 3.3 2.6- 4.1 3,273 96.7 95.9-97.4
RACE 5,272 943 18.2 16.7-19.9 4,329 81.8 80.1-83.3
White 3,556 710 19.4 17.6-21.3 2,846 80.6 78.7-82.4
African American 1,226 180 19.3 15.6-23.6 1,046 80.7 76.4-84.4
Other Minorities 490 53 10.2 7.1-14.4 437 89.8 85.6-92.9
HISPANIC 5,279 948 18.3 16.8-19.9 4,331 81.7 80.1-83.2
Hispanic 227 22 11.2 6.8-17.9 205 88.8 82.1-93.2
Non-Hispanic 5,052 926 18.9 17.3-20.6 4,126 81.1 79.4-82.7
AGE 5,264 948 18.4 16.8-20.0 4,316 81.6 80.0-83.2
18-24 185 11 8.1 3.4-18.1 174 91.9 81.9-96.6
25-34 528 78 16.8 13.2-21.0 450 83.2 79.0-86.8
35-44 823 125 17.0 14.0-20.6 698 83.0 79.4-86.0
45-54 1,025 150 18.5 15.4-21.9 875 81.5 78.1-84.6
55-64 1,091 200 21.7 18.8-24.9 891 78.3 75.1-81.2
65-74 939 201 26.1 22.8-29.7 738 73.9 70.3-77.2
75+ 673 183 28.2 24.4-32.4 490 71.8 67.6-75.6
EDUCATION 5,288 949 18.3 16.8-19.9 4,339 81.7 80.1-83.2
Less Than H.S. 844 64 5.8 4.2- 7.9 780 94.2 92.1-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,648 275 18.1 15.1-21.6 1,373 81.9 78.4-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,428 313 22.6 19.6-25.9 1,115 77.4 74.1-80.4
College Graduate 1,368 297 22.5 19.7-25.5 1,071 77.5 74.5-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME 4,597 881 19.6 17.9-21.3 3,716 80.4 78.7-82.1
Less than $15,000 687 51 6.7 4.5- 9.8 636 93.3 90.2-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 853 120 13.4 10.5-16.9 733 86.6 83.1-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 592 120 21.4 15.5-28.9 472 78.6 71.1-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 753 187 25.4 21.6-29.5 566 74.6 70.5-78.4
$50,000-74,999 771 195 25.0 21.1-29.4 576 75.0 70.6-78.9
$75,000+ 941 208 22.3 19.1-25.8 733 77.7 74.2-80.9
DISABILITY STATUS 5,138 921 18.4 16.9-20.1 4,217 81.6 79.9-83.1
Yes 2,092 402 22.2 19.3-25.5 1,690 77.8 74.5-80.7
No 3,046 519 16.4 14.6-18.3 2,527 83.6 81.7-85.4

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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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