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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,495 1,886 18.0 16.9-19.2 3,453 31.5 30.1-32.9 3,517 30.9 29.5-32.3 1,746 14.0 13.0-15.1 893 5.6 5.0- 6.1
-Eastern NC 3,118 454 16.9 14.7-19.4 904 31.3 28.5-34.2 976 31.4 28.8-34.2 514 14.8 12.9-16.8 270 5.6 4.7- 6.8
GENDER
Male 1,091 161 16.1 12.9-20.0 335 31.8 27.6-36.3 322 31.6 27.3-36.2 181 15.7 12.7-19.3 92 4.8 3.5- 6.5
Female 2,027 293 17.6 14.7-20.9 569 30.8 27.3-34.5 654 31.3 28.1-34.7 333 13.9 11.8-16.3 178 6.4 5.1- 8.0
RACE
White 2,085 343 17.3 14.7-20.1 666 33.6 30.3-37.1 610 29.7 26.5-33.1 293 13.8 11.6-16.3 173 5.6 4.5- 7.0
African American 688 73 16.1 11.5-22.0 155 29.2 23.5-35.7 252 35.1 29.5-41.0 149 14.4 11.2-18.4 59 5.2 3.4- 7.8
Other minorities 323 35 16.3 9.1-27.3 76 21.3 14.8-29.6 106 32.7 24.2-42.6 69 22.3 14.7-32.4 37 7.4 4.4-12.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 164 *** *** *** 28 14.4 8.4-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 6.0 2.8-12.6
Non-Hispanic 2,943 431 17.0 14.7-19.5 873 32.4 29.5-35.4 920 31.5 28.8-34.4 466 13.5 11.7-15.6 253 5.6 4.6- 6.8
AGE
18-34 471 109 24.3 19.2-30.2 163 35.3 29.4-41.6 154 32.9 27.2-39.1 36 6.7 4.2-10.7 *** *** ***
35-54 938 174 18.2 14.7-22.3 302 33.7 29.0-38.7 273 29.0 24.7-33.7 135 15.3 12.1-19.1 54 3.9 2.7- 5.6
55-64 691 82 10.3 7.5-13.9 189 26.4 22.0-31.4 206 29.9 24.9-35.5 136 21.5 16.9-26.9 78 11.9 8.6-16.2
65-74 539 53 6.5 4.5- 9.4 142 27.0 21.5-33.2 173 34.2 28.4-40.6 112 22.2 17.2-28.1 59 10.1 7.1-14.3
75+ 443 27 5.6 3.3- 9.1 94 18.4 13.7-24.4 165 37.2 30.0-44.9 90 23.3 16.5-32.0 67 15.5 10.4-22.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 435 19 11.9 6.9-19.9 60 17.7 12.2-25.0 134 29.5 22.9-37.1 129 29.2 22.6-36.8 93 11.6 8.4-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 974 105 14.3 10.8-18.8 244 30.5 25.8-35.7 339 34.6 29.8-39.6 199 15.1 12.2-18.6 87 5.5 4.0- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 843 114 17.8 13.8-22.6 278 34.7 29.5-40.2 273 32.6 27.7-37.9 120 10.6 8.1-13.8 58 4.3 3.0- 6.2
College Graduate 861 215 25.5 21.5-30.1 322 40.9 35.9-46.0 229 25.2 21.0-29.8 66 6.5 4.5- 9.2 29 1.9 1.1- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 428 22 9.9 5.6-16.9 56 17.8 11.9-25.7 132 31.3 24.6-38.9 117 25.1 19.4-31.8 101 15.9 11.6-21.4
$15,000- 24,999 518 41 10.4 6.5-16.3 107 21.4 16.0-28.0 185 36.2 29.6-43.4 124 24.1 18.2-31.3 61 7.8 5.3-11.3
$25,000- 34,999 302 36 14.6 8.3-24.5 74 28.6 20.4-38.6 113 36.1 27.6-45.6 64 17.6 12.1-25.1 15 3.0 1.6- 5.9
$35,000- 49,999 427 63 16.9 12.0-23.3 159 38.0 31.0-45.5 134 29.2 23.2-36.1 57 14.0 9.8-19.4 14 2.0 0.9- 4.2
$50,000+ 882 217 25.2 20.9-30.1 361 41.6 36.3-47.1 223 26.5 21.8-31.9 65 5.2 3.6- 7.5 16 1.4 0.7- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 964 35 5.5 3.0- 9.8 131 15.1 11.2-20.0 285 31.0 26.3-36.2 296 29.6 25.2-34.4 217 18.8 15.5-22.6
No 2,005 398 20.9 18.1-24.1 731 36.6 33.2-40.2 644 31.4 28.2-34.9 196 9.8 7.8-12.2 36 1.2 0.7- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 502 80 17.2 12.5-23.2 158 35.4 29.0-42.4 144 28.8 23.3-35.0 80 12.5 9.1-17.0 40 6.1 4.0- 9.2
Non-Veteran 2,614 374 16.9 14.4-19.6 745 30.5 27.5-33.7 831 31.9 29.0-35.1 434 15.2 13.1-17.6 230 5.5 4.5- 6.8

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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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