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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,690 2,776 20.5 19.3-21.7 7,338 66.0 64.6-67.4 1,010 8.5 7.7- 9.5 566 5.0 4.3- 5.8
-Eastern NC 3,017 715 20.1 17.9-22.6 1,922 66.8 63.8-69.7 238 8.3 6.6-10.5 142 4.8 3.6- 6.4
GENDER
Male 1,049 239 18.2 14.8-22.2 675 68.4 63.7-72.8 95 9.6 7.0-13.0 40 3.8 2.4- 6.2
Female 1,968 476 22.0 19.1-25.1 1,247 65.2 61.3-68.9 143 7.1 5.0-10.1 102 5.7 4.0- 8.3
RACE
White 2,021 438 18.4 15.8-21.3 1,357 69.3 65.6-72.7 143 8.4 6.1-11.4 83 3.9 2.7- 5.6
African American 709 202 24.1 19.3-29.6 404 60.5 54.2-66.4 62 9.0 6.0-13.3 41 6.4 3.5-11.4
Other Minorities 270 69 21.9 14.5-31.6 152 65.4 54.7-74.8 32 5.8 3.4- 9.9 17 6.9 2.9-15.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 41 27.4 17.6-40.2 67 60.7 46.9-72.9 9 4.2 1.7- 9.8 7 7.7 2.8-19.7
Non-Hispanic 2,887 673 19.5 17.2-22.0 1,850 67.3 64.2-70.2 229 8.7 6.8-11.0 135 4.6 3.4- 6.1
AGE
18-24 125 23 16.5 9.3-27.5 81 63.1 50.0-74.5 13 12.6 5.8-25.3 8 7.8 3.2-17.9
25-34 307 43 15.1 9.8-22.6 222 72.3 64.2-79.2 28 7.0 4.2-11.4 14 5.5 2.6-11.1
35-44 407 69 17.4 12.6-23.6 289 72.1 65.1-78.2 28 6.4 3.4-11.9 21 4.1 2.1- 7.6
45-54 549 115 18.6 14.5-23.5 382 70.7 64.6-76.2 32 8.1 4.6-13.6 20 2.6 1.3- 5.4
55-64 662 139 18.0 14.2-22.5 442 72.5 67.4-77.1 48 6.5 4.2- 9.9 33 3.0 1.9- 4.6
65+ 938 317 34.1 29.6-38.8 490 50.0 45.2-54.7 86 9.8 7.2-13.1 45 6.2 4.1- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 409 155 33.9 26.8-41.7 176 48.1 40.3-56.0 47 8.9 5.8-13.3 31 9.2 4.9-16.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 959 266 22.2 17.8-27.2 560 64.5 58.7-69.9 71 7.5 4.9-11.5 62 5.9 3.5- 9.5
Some Post-H.S. 806 143 14.8 11.5-18.9 566 70.3 64.2-75.7 66 11.0 6.8-17.3 31 3.9 2.4- 6.3
College Graduate 840 150 16.7 13.1-20.9 620 74.7 69.8-79.0 52 6.2 4.2- 9.0 18 2.5 1.2- 5.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 145 35.8 27.4-45.2 162 53.5 44.1-62.7 33 5.3 3.3- 8.3 21 5.4 2.4-11.5
$15,000- 24,999 532 153 26.9 20.9-33.8 298 62.3 54.9-69.2 47 6.1 3.9- 9.5 34 4.7 2.5- 8.6
$25,000- 34,999 333 79 14.7 10.2-20.7 211 67.8 58.6-75.8 26 9.8 5.2-17.7 17 7.6 3.6-15.5
$35,000- 49,999 368 56 14.8 10.3-20.9 273 77.0 70.2-82.5 29 6.8 4.1-11.1 10 1.4 0.6- 3.1
$50,000-74,999 363 61 15.3 10.4-21.9 269 72.4 64.7-79.0 24 10.5 6.2-17.3 9 1.7 0.7- 4.0
$75,000+ 556 76 12.3 9.1-16.5 435 77.6 71.5-82.7 30 7.4 4.2-12.7 15 2.7 1.1- 6.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,215 361 28.1 23.8-32.8 689 60.1 55.3-64.7 106 7.8 5.8-10.5 59 4.0 2.6- 6.1
No 1,755 342 15.8 13.4-18.5 1,206 70.6 66.7-74.2 129 8.5 6.1-11.6 78 5.1 3.5- 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 486 105 18.8 14.3-24.4 314 68.2 61.8-74.0 47 8.5 5.7-12.6 20 4.5 2.2- 8.8
Non-Veteran 2,530 610 20.4 17.9-23.2 1,607 66.5 63.1-69.7 191 8.2 6.3-10.8 122 4.9 3.5- 6.7

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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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