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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,662 11,153 95.2 94.5-95.8 509 4.8 4.2- 5.5
-Eastern NC 3,011 2,842 94.7 93.3-95.9 169 5.3 4.1- 6.7
GENDER
Male 1,050 1,009 96.2 94.1-97.6 41 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Female 1,961 1,833 93.3 91.1-95.0 128 6.7 5.0- 8.9
RACE
White 2,015 1,955 97.7 96.7-98.4 60 2.3 1.6- 3.3
African American 709 629 87.9 83.4-91.3 80 12.1 8.7-16.6
Other Minorities 271 244 91.4 83.2-95.8 27 8.6 4.2-16.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 124 107 89.1 78.2-94.9 17 10.9 5.1-21.8
Non-Hispanic 2,881 2,730 95.2 93.9-96.3 151 4.8 3.7- 6.1
AGE
18-24 124 112 95.9 92.1-97.9 12 4.1 2.1- 7.9
25-34 307 282 92.7 86.2-96.3 25 7.3 3.7-13.8
35-44 407 381 95.3 91.8-97.3 26 4.7 2.7- 8.2
45-54 548 516 93.6 89.7-96.0 32 6.4 4.0-10.3
55-64 660 631 96.5 94.1-98.0 29 3.5 2.0- 5.9
65+ 936 893 94.8 92.1-96.7 43 5.2 3.3- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 357 82.4 74.2-88.4 51 17.6 11.6-25.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 958 902 95.9 94.0-97.2 56 4.1 2.8- 6.0
Some Post-H.S. 804 765 96.0 94.0-97.4 39 4.0 2.6- 6.0
College Graduate 838 816 97.5 94.6-98.8 22 2.5 1.2- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 309 87.3 81.0-91.8 53 12.7 8.2-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 533 497 92.2 86.9-95.4 36 7.8 4.6-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 333 315 96.4 93.1-98.2 18 3.6 1.8- 6.9
$35,000- 49,999 368 355 96.8 94.3-98.3 13 3.2 1.7- 5.7
$50,000-74,999 362 355 97.1 89.6-99.2 7 2.9 0.8-10.4
$75,000+ 555 548 98.7 96.7-99.5 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,212 1,118 92.5 89.9-94.5 94 7.5 5.5-10.1
No 1,750 1,685 96.5 94.9-97.6 65 3.5 2.4- 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 485 473 98.1 96.1-99.1 12 1.9 0.9- 3.9
Non-Veteran 2,525 2,368 94.0 92.3-95.4 157 6.0 4.6- 7.7

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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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