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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,860 9,933 79.0 78.0-80.0 1,927 21.0 20.0-22.0
-Eastern NC 3,912 3,244 78.2 76.4-80.0 668 21.8 20.0-23.6
GENDER
Male 1,496 1,212 77.3 74.3-80.0 284 22.7 20.0-25.7
Female 2,416 2,032 79.1 76.8-81.3 384 20.9 18.7-23.2
RACE
White 2,444 2,142 83.2 81.0-85.1 302 16.8 14.9-19.0
African American 872 687 74.8 70.6-78.6 185 25.2 21.4-29.4
Other minorities 562 389 57.0 50.4-63.4 173 43.0 36.6-49.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 92 34.4 27.3-42.2 115 65.6 57.8-72.7
Non-Hispanic 3,694 3,141 81.4 79.5-83.1 553 18.6 16.9-20.5
AGE
18-34 627 441 69.3 64.9-73.4 186 30.7 26.6-35.1
35-54 1,168 867 72.9 69.5-76.0 301 27.1 24.0-30.5
55-64 826 688 83.6 80.2-86.5 138 16.4 13.5-19.8
65-74 722 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 523 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 357 59.9 53.9-65.6 154 40.1 34.4-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,187 922 73.2 69.7-76.4 265 26.8 23.6-30.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,088 913 82.7 79.6-85.4 175 17.3 14.6-20.4
College Graduate 1,112 1,042 92.9 90.7-94.6 70 7.1 5.4- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 518 328 54.1 48.0-60.0 190 45.9 40.0-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 686 491 62.1 56.8-67.0 195 37.9 33.0-43.2
$25,000- 34,999 441 365 75.9 69.9-81.1 76 24.1 18.9-30.1
$35,000- 49,999 494 442 88.4 84.2-91.7 52 11.6 8.3-15.8
$50,000+ 1,087 1,037 93.7 91.5-95.4 50 6.3 4.6- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,137 967 80.4 76.8-83.6 170 19.6 16.4-23.2
No 2,720 2,235 77.7 75.5-79.7 485 22.3 20.3-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 585 534 89.8 86.2-92.6 51 10.2 7.4-13.8
Non-Veteran 3,325 2,708 76.1 74.0-78.1 617 23.9 21.9-26.0

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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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