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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 10,371 4,379 48.1 46.8-49.4 5,992 51.9 50.6-53.2
-Eastern NC 3,425 1,409 46.9 44.7-49.2 2,016 53.1 50.8-55.3
GENDER
Male 1,297 558 49.4 45.9-52.9 739 50.6 47.1-54.1
Female 2,128 851 44.6 41.8-47.5 1,277 55.4 52.5-58.2
RACE
White 2,161 866 47.3 44.6-50.0 1,295 52.7 50.0-55.4
African American 745 309 47.3 42.6-52.1 436 52.7 47.9-57.4
Other minorities 490 226 45.3 38.3-52.5 264 54.7 47.5-61.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 175 67 33.8 26.4-42.1 108 66.2 57.9-73.6
Non-Hispanic 3,242 1,337 47.8 45.5-50.1 1,905 52.2 49.9-54.5
AGE
18-34 516 308 62.6 57.6-67.3 208 37.4 32.7-42.4
35-54 1,032 496 49.3 45.5-53.1 536 50.7 46.9-54.5
55-64 754 309 41.1 36.7-45.6 445 58.9 54.4-63.3
65-74 646 201 32.1 27.7-36.9 445 67.9 63.1-72.3
75+ 440 84 15.5 12.0-19.9 356 84.5 80.1-88.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 415 154 40.8 34.5-47.5 261 59.2 52.5-65.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,034 422 47.1 43.1-51.1 612 52.9 48.9-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 979 437 51.3 47.2-55.3 542 48.7 44.7-52.8
College Graduate 985 393 44.5 40.7-48.4 592 55.5 51.6-59.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 437 194 49.9 43.4-56.4 243 50.1 43.6-56.6
$15,000- 24,999 593 248 48.1 42.6-53.7 345 51.9 46.3-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 398 182 51.7 45.2-58.1 216 48.3 41.9-54.8
$35,000- 49,999 443 187 48.1 42.2-54.1 256 51.9 45.9-57.8
$50,000+ 983 404 45.9 42.0-49.8 579 54.1 50.2-58.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,009 373 42.2 38.0-46.4 636 57.8 53.6-62.0
No 2,398 1,031 48.5 45.9-51.1 1,367 51.5 48.9-54.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 511 185 40.0 34.6-45.6 326 60.0 54.4-65.4
Non-Veteran 2,914 1,224 48.2 45.7-50.6 1,690 51.8 49.4-54.3

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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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