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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,007 68.3 66.1-70.5 1,439 31.7 29.5-33.9
-Eastern NC 1,248 823 67.0 62.7-71.1 425 33.0 28.9-37.3
GENDER
Male 425 324 75.7 69.2-81.2 101 24.3 18.8-30.8
Female 823 499 59.2 53.6-64.6 324 40.8 35.4-46.4
RACE
White 791 518 67.8 62.5-72.7 273 32.2 27.3-37.5
African American 340 231 66.6 58.2-74.1 109 33.4 25.9-41.8
Other minorities 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,207 800 67.8 63.4-71.8 407 32.2 28.2-36.6
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 273 182 75.9 68.1-82.2 91 24.1 17.8-31.9
55-64 326 206 56.6 48.2-64.6 120 43.4 35.4-51.8
65-74 326 227 68.4 60.7-75.2 99 31.6 24.8-39.3
75+ 280 182 69.9 61.0-77.6 98 30.1 22.4-39.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 140 67.9 57.4-76.8 91 32.1 23.2-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 427 282 64.3 56.8-71.1 145 35.7 28.9-43.2
Some Post-H.S. 312 188 65.1 56.7-72.7 124 34.9 27.3-43.3
College Graduate 275 211 76.3 67.4-83.3 64 23.7 16.7-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 132 63.4 53.0-72.6 90 36.6 27.4-47.0
$15,000- 24,999 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 281 215 82.3 75.3-87.7 66 17.7 12.3-24.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 551 323 58.9 52.3-65.2 228 41.1 34.8-47.7
No 687 491 72.3 66.6-77.3 196 27.7 22.7-33.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 215 151 66.4 56.7-74.9 64 33.6 25.1-43.3
Non-Veteran 1,033 672 67.1 62.3-71.6 361 32.9 28.4-37.7

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

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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