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2012 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 11,844 1,998 18.7 17.7-19.7 3,554 31.4 30.3-32.5 3,658 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,806 14.1 13.3-14.9 828 5.2 4.8- 5.7
-Eastern NC 3,898 607 17.2 15.7-18.8 1,123 31.4 29.5-33.4 1,250 31.2 29.3-33.1 599 14.3 13.0-15.8 319 5.9 5.1- 6.9
GENDER
Male 1,493 243 17.2 14.9-19.8 442 32.5 29.5-35.8 461 29.7 26.8-32.7 221 14.8 12.6-17.3 126 5.8 4.6- 7.2
Female 2,405 364 17.2 15.3-19.3 681 30.3 28.0-32.8 789 32.5 30.1-35.0 378 13.9 12.2-15.8 193 6.0 4.9- 7.4
RACE
White 2,435 430 18.3 16.4-20.3 776 33.3 30.9-35.7 734 30.7 28.4-33.1 316 11.8 10.3-13.5 179 5.9 4.9- 7.1
African American 869 108 15.5 12.5-19.1 214 29.3 25.2-33.7 315 32.9 29.1-37.0 163 16.7 13.8-20.2 69 5.6 4.0- 7.9
Other minorities 560 64 14.7 10.6-20.1 132 27.4 21.7-33.8 189 29.1 23.5-35.4 110 22.9 17.7-29.1 65 5.9 3.9- 8.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 205 32 14.9 10.1-21.5 40 18.9 13.2-26.2 67 30.8 24.1-38.3 53 30.5 23.2-38.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,682 573 17.4 15.8-19.1 1,081 32.3 30.3-34.4 1,181 31.2 29.2-33.2 545 13.2 11.8-14.7 302 5.9 5.1- 6.9
AGE
18-34 628 136 20.4 17.1-24.3 241 39.3 34.8-43.9 185 30.3 26.1-34.7 56 8.7 6.5-11.7 *** *** ***
35-54 1,165 223 19.4 16.8-22.2 347 30.3 27.1-33.7 349 28.9 25.9-32.1 167 15.3 12.7-18.2 79 6.2 4.6- 8.3
55-64 822 113 14.5 11.6-18.0 227 28.3 24.7-32.3 264 32.5 28.5-36.7 130 15.0 12.2-18.3 88 9.7 7.4-12.5
65-74 720 88 12.6 10.0-15.7 186 26.9 22.9-31.2 256 34.9 30.5-39.5 128 19.3 15.8-23.3 62 6.4 4.6- 8.9
75+ 518 41 7.8 5.4-11.1 111 21.2 17.2-25.8 182 36.3 31.2-41.8 108 21.5 17.2-26.5 76 13.2 10.0-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 506 29 7.4 4.7-11.4 56 16.2 11.7-22.1 172 32.1 27.0-37.8 143 29.0 24.1-34.5 106 15.2 11.7-19.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,183 140 16.9 14.1-20.1 297 27.2 24.0-30.7 414 34.5 31.1-38.1 210 14.2 12.0-16.7 122 7.2 5.7- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,084 161 15.9 13.3-19.0 343 36.9 33.2-40.8 366 32.4 28.9-36.1 151 11.7 9.5-14.4 63 3.0 2.1- 4.2
College Graduate 1,111 276 27.3 24.2-30.7 425 40.8 37.2-44.4 291 23.9 21.0-27.0 93 6.8 5.3- 8.7 26 1.2 0.8- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 35 8.6 5.8-12.6 72 20.3 15.5-26.1 152 29.6 24.4-35.4 135 24.3 19.5-29.8 118 17.2 13.4-21.7
$15,000- 24,999 685 60 11.1 8.2-15.0 155 23.9 19.6-28.7 267 36.0 31.4-41.0 138 21.6 17.7-26.2 65 7.3 5.3- 9.9
$25,000- 34,999 441 49 11.9 8.5-16.3 125 30.5 24.9-36.7 170 38.1 32.4-44.1 63 14.1 10.4-18.8 34 5.5 3.5- 8.5
$35,000- 49,999 493 83 18.1 14.1-23.1 166 35.1 29.8-40.8 171 33.7 28.6-39.1 60 10.6 7.8-14.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,085 296 28.2 25.0-31.6 430 41.4 37.7-45.1 255 22.5 19.6-25.8 84 6.4 4.9- 8.3 20 1.5 0.9- 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,130 41 4.6 3.1- 6.9 142 13.4 10.9-16.4 339 29.9 26.5-33.6 339 31.0 27.5-34.9 269 21.0 17.9-24.3
No 2,713 560 21.1 19.2-23.1 969 37.2 34.9-39.7 890 31.2 29.0-33.5 252 9.3 7.9-10.8 42 1.2 0.8- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 585 120 22.5 18.4-27.1 179 32.1 27.5-37.0 175 29.9 25.5-34.7 70 10.5 7.9-13.9 41 5.0 3.4- 7.4
Non-Veteran 3,311 487 16.2 14.6-18.0 944 31.3 29.2-33.5 1,074 31.4 29.3-33.5 529 15.0 13.5-16.7 277 6.1 5.1- 7.1

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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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