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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,970 9,493 74.5 73.1-75.9 1,162 11.4 10.5-12.5 644 7.0 6.2- 7.9 600 6.1 5.4- 6.9 71 0.9 0.6- 1.3
-Eastern NC 3,093 2,500 76.1 73.2-78.7 258 10.5 8.7-12.7 156 6.7 5.1- 8.7 162 5.7 4.6- 7.1 17 1.0 0.5- 1.8
GENDER
Male 1,076 822 72.9 68.3-77.2 95 10.6 7.8-14.2 62 7.7 5.1-11.4 84 7.0 5.3- 9.3 13 1.8 0.9- 3.5
Female 2,017 1,678 79.1 75.6-82.2 163 10.5 8.2-13.4 94 5.7 4.0- 8.1 78 4.5 3.2- 6.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8
RACE
White 2,063 1,656 74.3 70.6-77.6 175 10.8 8.5-13.5 99 7.1 5.0-10.1 125 7.1 5.6- 9.1 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7
African American 735 627 82.0 76.3-86.5 50 9.6 6.0-14.9 32 4.8 2.7- 8.4 22 2.9 1.6- 4.9 4 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Other Minorities 278 202 73.4 63.9-81.2 33 11.6 6.6-19.5 23 7.9 4.4-13.9 15 3.7 1.7- 7.5 5 3.4 1.1- 9.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 91 70.8 57.7-81.2 14 13.6 6.7-25.8 11 8.2 3.9-16.4 7 2.9 0.9- 8.8 4 4.4 1.4-13.0
Non-Hispanic 2,959 2,402 76.5 73.6-79.2 244 10.3 8.4-12.5 145 6.5 4.9- 8.7 155 6.0 4.8- 7.4 13 0.7 0.3- 1.4
AGE
18-24 124 84 72.4 60.3-81.9 19 11.9 6.6-20.5 8 9.4 3.5-22.9 10 4.8 2.3- 9.6 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6
25-34 313 223 68.4 59.8-75.8 45 16.9 11.0-25.0 22 7.9 4.4-13.8 22 6.6 3.9-11.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
35-44 418 300 65.8 58.3-72.5 52 15.0 9.9-22.0 36 10.6 6.8-16.4 27 6.4 3.9-10.4 3 2.2 0.6- 7.0
45-54 572 432 76.4 71.1-81.1 46 8.0 5.4-11.7 40 6.5 4.2- 9.7 50 8.6 5.7-12.7 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0
55-64 674 557 81.5 76.5-85.6 52 7.6 5.1-11.3 28 3.5 2.0- 6.0 32 5.8 3.5- 9.4 5 1.5 0.5- 4.9
65+ 960 873 91.3 88.5-93.5 43 4.1 2.7- 6.3 22 2.4 1.3- 4.4 21 2.0 1.1- 3.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 419 333 72.0 63.9-78.8 31 10.7 6.2-17.9 29 7.7 4.3-13.3 23 7.3 4.2-12.3 3 2.3 0.6- 8.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 994 823 78.6 73.2-83.2 73 8.2 5.7-11.7 42 7.6 4.4-12.8 49 4.6 3.0- 7.0 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Some Post-H.S. 818 654 78.7 73.6-83.0 66 8.6 5.8-12.6 47 5.9 3.7- 9.2 46 6.0 4.0- 9.0 5 0.8 0.2- 2.6
College Graduate 859 688 72.3 66.7-77.4 87 15.1 10.9-20.6 38 5.8 3.6- 9.1 44 6.2 4.2- 9.1 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 279 72.0 63.3-79.2 37 7.8 5.0-11.9 28 8.0 4.3-14.5 25 8.4 4.5-14.9 6 3.9 1.3-11.3
$15,000- 24,999 539 417 70.0 62.3-76.7 47 11.8 7.6-17.8 34 10.5 5.9-17.7 39 6.9 4.4-10.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
$25,000- 34,999 347 287 76.8 67.8-83.9 27 12.7 7.1-21.8 13 3.7 1.9- 7.2 17 4.0 2.0- 7.7 3 2.8 0.8- 8.6
$35,000- 49,999 372 300 75.1 67.2-81.7 29 8.7 5.2-14.1 15 5.9 2.6-12.7 27 10.1 6.0-16.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
$50,000-74,999 377 316 81.4 73.8-87.2 27 7.6 4.1-13.8 19 7.1 3.6-13.5 14 3.8 1.7- 8.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$75,000+ 566 457 74.5 67.6-80.4 59 15.6 10.5-22.6 23 4.1 2.3- 7.2 26 5.8 3.6- 9.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,223 1,018 78.2 73.2-82.4 85 6.9 5.1- 9.2 58 7.2 4.1-12.3 55 6.4 4.4- 9.3 7 1.4 0.5- 3.5
No 1,736 1,381 74.9 71.2-78.4 159 12.3 9.6-15.6 88 6.4 4.7- 8.7 101 5.6 4.3- 7.3 7 0.7 0.3- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 494 416 85.2 80.0-89.3 32 6.6 4.2-10.3 21 4.2 2.0- 8.8 23 3.3 1.9- 5.8 2 0.7 0.1- 3.9
Non-Veteran 2,598 2,083 74.2 70.9-77.2 226 11.4 9.2-14.0 135 7.2 5.3- 9.6 139 6.2 4.9- 7.8 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0

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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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