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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,814 2,080 15.3 14.5-16.1 9,734 84.7 83.9-85.5
-Eastern NC 3,895 722 15.8 14.4-17.3 3,173 84.2 82.7-85.6
GENDER
Male 1,487 230 13.0 11.1-15.3 1,257 87.0 84.7-88.9
Female 2,408 492 18.4 16.5-20.4 1,916 81.6 79.6-83.5
RACE
White 2,435 427 15.1 13.4-16.9 2,008 84.9 83.1-86.6
African American 862 173 17.4 14.5-20.8 689 82.6 79.2-85.5
Other minorities 564 117 16.7 12.6-21.8 447 83.3 78.2-87.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 25 8.8 5.6-13.4 182 91.2 86.6-94.4
Non-Hispanic 3,677 694 16.3 14.8-17.9 2,983 83.7 82.1-85.2
AGE
18-34 628 63 10.8 8.2-14.1 565 89.2 85.9-91.8
35-54 1,162 227 17.1 14.7-19.9 935 82.9 80.1-85.3
55-64 821 193 21.1 18.0-24.6 628 78.9 75.4-82.0
65-74 721 104 11.3 8.9-14.1 617 88.7 85.9-91.1
75+ 517 128 24.3 20.0-29.1 389 75.7 70.9-80.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 506 122 19.6 15.6-24.2 384 80.4 75.8-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,179 246 16.9 14.5-19.7 933 83.1 80.3-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,085 203 15.6 13.1-18.4 882 84.4 81.6-86.9
College Graduate 1,111 147 11.4 9.4-13.9 964 88.6 86.1-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 166 28.5 23.4-34.2 346 71.5 65.8-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 685 145 17.7 14.4-21.6 540 82.3 78.4-85.6
$25,000- 34,999 440 76 13.4 10.2-17.6 364 86.6 82.4-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 491 80 13.3 10.2-17.1 411 86.7 82.9-89.8
$50,000+ 1,086 117 10.9 8.8-13.5 969 89.1 86.5-91.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,128 394 32.0 28.4-35.7 734 68.0 64.3-71.6
No 2,713 316 10.7 9.4-12.3 2,397 89.3 87.7-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 582 90 12.1 9.5-15.4 492 87.9 84.6-90.5
Non-Veteran 3,311 632 16.5 14.9-18.1 2,679 83.5 81.9-85.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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