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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
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 11,364 9,073 72.7 71.2-74.1 1,042 11.8 10.8-12.9 598 7.6 6.8- 8.6 595 7.2 6.4- 8.1 56 0.7 0.5- 1.1
-Eastern NC 3,093 2,503 75.1 72.3-77.8 270 9.9 8.2-11.9 154 7.0 5.5- 8.8 151 7.2 5.6- 9.1 15 0.8 0.3- 2.0
GENDER
Male 1,083 822 70.5 65.8-74.7 98 9.2 6.8-12.2 72 8.7 6.3-11.7 79 10.2 7.4-13.9 12 1.5 0.5- 4.0
Female 2,010 1,681 79.4 75.9-82.5 172 10.7 8.4-13.5 82 5.4 3.7- 7.8 72 4.3 3.0- 6.3 *** *** ***
RACE
White 2,062 1,654 75.3 71.9-78.3 200 11.0 8.9-13.5 106 7.0 5.3- 9.3 96 6.3 4.7- 8.4 *** *** ***
African American 692 600 80.0 73.6-85.2 43 8.1 5.0-13.0 22 5.3 2.7-10.1 27 6.5 3.7-11.4 *** *** ***
Other minorities 318 *** *** *** 26 7.9 4.2-14.5 26 11.9 7.1-19.4 27 14.6 7.7-26.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 *** *** *** 13 9.9 4.9-19.2 20 14.0 7.6-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,924 2,387 76.4 73.5-79.1 255 9.9 8.2-12.0 134 6.6 5.1- 8.5 139 6.8 5.3- 8.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 461 306 65.4 58.9-71.4 63 13.7 9.7-18.9 53 11.8 8.2-16.8 34 7.7 4.9-11.9 *** *** ***
35-54 935 695 71.9 67.2-76.2 114 10.8 8.3-13.9 59 6.3 4.4- 8.8 59 10.0 6.9-14.2 *** *** ***
55-64 682 569 80.7 75.3-85.1 47 7.2 4.6-11.1 27 5.5 3.3- 8.9 37 6.5 3.8-11.0 *** *** ***
65-74 538 491 92.9 89.5-95.3 25 4.3 2.4- 7.6 *** *** *** 13 1.5 0.8- 3.1 *** *** ***
75+ 443 412 95.3 92.2-97.2 18 3.4 1.8- 6.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 347 72.2 64.2-78.9 28 7.3 4.3-11.9 27 7.5 4.7-11.8 22 9.5 5.2-16.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 964 770 73.8 68.6-78.4 87 10.5 7.3-14.7 48 7.6 4.9-11.6 56 8.0 5.6-11.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 837 676 76.3 70.9-80.9 71 9.7 6.8-13.7 47 7.1 4.5-10.9 41 6.7 4.1-10.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 856 705 78.5 73.7-82.7 84 12.3 9.1-16.3 32 5.0 3.1- 8.1 32 4.1 2.3- 7.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 426 347 69.3 61.0-76.6 25 10.0 5.8-16.8 24 8.2 4.7-14.0 28 11.8 6.9-19.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 519 400 70.9 63.4-77.3 44 7.6 4.6-12.3 34 8.1 5.2-12.4 39 12.8 7.9-20.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 298 238 79.5 70.1-86.5 28 6.5 3.8-11.0 12 5.1 2.5-10.2 17 5.4 2.5-11.2 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 425 334 73.1 65.8-79.3 44 10.9 7.3-15.9 24 7.8 4.3-13.8 21 8.1 4.5-13.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 877 731 78.7 73.5-83.2 83 11.0 7.9-15.1 37 5.8 3.4- 9.7 22 4.1 2.2- 7.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 954 806 79.3 74.2-83.6 64 7.3 5.2-10.2 46 7.5 4.5-12.0 37 5.5 3.3- 9.0 *** *** ***
No 1,989 1,571 73.4 69.9-76.7 194 10.9 8.7-13.5 104 7.1 5.4- 9.3 106 7.6 5.7-10.2 14 1.0 0.4- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 499 421 81.0 74.8-85.9 35 8.2 5.2-12.9 22 4.8 2.6- 8.6 21 6.0 3.2-11.0 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,592 2,080 74.0 70.8-77.0 235 10.3 8.3-12.5 132 7.4 5.7- 9.5 130 7.4 5.6- 9.6 15 1.0 0.4- 2.4

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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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