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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,078 8,430 79.2 77.9-80.5 875 10.8 9.8-11.8
-Eastern NC 2,509 2,297 89.9 87.6-91.9 212 10.1 8.1-12.4
GENDER
Male 848 776 91.1 88.0-93.5 72 8.9 6.5-12.0
Female 1,661 1,521 88.9 85.4-91.6 140 11.1 8.4-14.6
RACE
White 1,710 1,560 89.5 86.7-91.8 150 10.5 8.2-13.3
African American 566 531 91.2 85.2-95.0 35 8.8 5.0-14.8
Other minorities 214 189 88.0 79.8-93.2 25 12.0 6.8-20.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,410 2,209 90.1 87.7-92.0 201 9.9 8.0-12.3
AGE
18-34 206 171 83.8 75.1-89.8 35 16.2 10.2-24.9
35-54 733 639 87.4 83.0-90.8 94 12.6 9.2-17.0
55-64 613 569 92.4 88.3-95.1 44 7.6 4.9-11.7
65-74 514 493 95.9 92.4-97.9 21 4.1 2.1- 7.6
75+ 412 396 96.0 90.7-98.3 16 4.0 1.7- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 333 311 91.0 82.6-95.5 22 9.0 4.5-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 766 709 90.6 85.8-93.9 57 9.4 6.1-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 662 606 90.6 86.5-93.5 56 9.4 6.5-13.5
College Graduate 743 666 86.9 82.3-90.4 77 13.1 9.6-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 330 313 93.3 84.9-97.2 17 6.7 2.8-15.1
$15,000- 24,999 391 353 89.4 84.0-93.2 38 10.6 6.8-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 339 306 90.2 84.9-93.8 33 9.8 6.2-15.1
$50,000+ 772 696 89.1 85.1-92.0 76 10.9 8.0-14.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 826 782 92.7 89.2-95.1 44 7.3 4.9-10.8
No 1,565 1,407 88.7 85.6-91.3 158 11.3 8.7-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 434 399 89.0 83.0-93.0 35 11.0 7.0-17.0
Non-Veteran 2,074 1,897 90.1 87.5-92.2 177 9.9 7.8-12.5

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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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