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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 11,866 2,023 18.9 18.0-19.8 9,843 81.1 80.2-82.0
-Eastern NC 3,909 698 19.7 18.1-21.5 3,211 80.3 78.5-81.9
GENDER
Male 1,495 231 17.4 15.0-20.1 1,264 82.6 79.9-85.0
Female 2,414 467 21.9 19.8-24.2 1,947 78.1 75.8-80.2
RACE
White 2,444 354 17.4 15.5-19.5 2,090 82.6 80.5-84.5
African American 869 190 22.5 19.1-26.4 679 77.5 73.6-80.9
Other minorities 563 147 26.8 21.7-32.7 416 73.2 67.3-78.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 69 35.8 28.5-43.7 138 64.2 56.3-71.5
Non-Hispanic 3,691 626 18.6 16.9-20.3 3,065 81.4 79.7-83.1
AGE
18-34 630 151 23.5 19.8-27.5 479 76.5 72.5-80.2
35-54 1,167 306 25.6 22.6-28.7 861 74.4 71.3-77.4
55-64 824 155 17.8 14.8-21.4 669 82.2 78.6-85.2
65-74 721 52 5.4 3.7- 7.9 669 94.6 92.1-96.3
75+ 521 21 3.3 1.9- 5.7 500 96.7 94.3-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 508 141 31.6 26.4-37.3 367 68.4 62.7-73.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,186 246 20.8 18.0-23.9 940 79.2 76.1-82.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,088 197 18.8 15.9-21.9 891 81.2 78.1-84.1
College Graduate 1,113 110 10.0 8.0-12.4 1,003 90.0 87.6-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 517 199 45.3 39.4-51.4 318 54.7 48.6-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 688 179 28.4 24.1-33.2 509 71.6 66.8-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 440 81 19.2 14.8-24.5 359 80.8 75.5-85.2
$35,000- 49,999 493 66 14.9 11.2-19.6 427 85.1 80.4-88.8
$50,000+ 1,086 64 6.2 4.6- 8.5 1,022 93.8 91.5-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,139 292 28.4 24.9-32.1 847 71.6 67.9-75.1
No 2,718 395 16.8 15.0-18.7 2,323 83.2 81.3-85.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 586 52 8.9 6.4-12.2 534 91.1 87.8-93.6
Non-Veteran 3,321 645 21.7 19.9-23.7 2,676 78.3 76.3-80.1

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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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