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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,507 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.3 10,069 86.8 85.7-87.8
-Eastern NC 3,125 403 12.0 10.3-13.8 2,722 88.0 86.2-89.7
GENDER
Male 1,093 92 8.3 6.2-11.1 1,001 91.7 88.9-93.8
Female 2,032 311 15.3 13.0-18.0 1,721 84.7 82.0-87.0
RACE
White 2,087 251 11.8 9.8-14.1 1,836 88.2 85.9-90.2
African American 694 103 12.2 9.0-16.3 591 87.8 83.7-91.0
Other minorities 323 48 13.0 8.0-20.4 275 87.0 79.6-92.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 20 8.0 3.7-16.3 142 92.0 83.7-96.3
Non-Hispanic 2,952 381 12.2 10.5-14.2 2,571 87.8 85.8-89.5
AGE
18-34 468 59 10.6 7.5-14.9 409 89.4 85.1-92.5
35-54 943 116 11.8 9.2-15.1 827 88.2 84.9-90.8
55-64 692 103 15.8 12.0-20.5 589 84.2 79.5-88.0
65-74 541 69 11.4 8.2-15.5 472 88.6 84.5-91.8
75+ 446 52 11.2 7.4-16.6 394 88.8 83.4-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 81 11.8 8.3-16.7 358 88.2 83.3-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 974 135 13.4 10.5-17.0 839 86.6 83.0-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 845 106 12.5 9.5-16.3 739 87.5 83.7-90.5
College Graduate 863 81 8.2 6.0-11.3 782 91.8 88.7-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 93 22.2 16.5-29.3 338 77.8 70.7-83.5
$15,000- 24,999 519 74 9.0 6.2-12.9 445 91.0 87.1-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 302 45 14.9 9.6-22.3 257 85.1 77.7-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 428 58 15.5 11.0-21.6 370 84.5 78.4-89.0
$50,000+ 884 69 7.1 4.9-10.1 815 92.9 89.9-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 969 214 21.6 17.9-25.7 755 78.4 74.3-82.1
No 2,004 164 8.5 6.7-10.7 1,840 91.5 89.3-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 505 48 6.8 4.3-10.5 457 93.2 89.5-95.7
Non-Veteran 2,618 355 12.9 11.1-15.1 2,263 87.1 84.9-88.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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