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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/VG/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,844 9,210 80.7 79.8-81.6 2,634 19.3 18.4-20.2
-Eastern NC 3,898 2,980 79.8 78.1-81.3 918 20.2 18.7-21.9
GENDER
Male 1,493 1,146 79.5 76.8-81.9 347 20.5 18.1-23.2
Female 2,405 1,834 80.1 78.0-82.0 571 19.9 18.0-22.0
RACE
White 2,435 1,940 82.3 80.4-84.1 495 17.7 15.9-19.6
African American 869 637 77.6 73.9-81.0 232 22.4 19.0-26.1
Other minorities 560 385 71.2 64.9-76.7 175 28.8 23.3-35.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 205 139 64.6 56.2-72.1 66 35.4 27.9-43.8
Non-Hispanic 3,682 2,835 80.9 79.2-82.5 847 19.1 17.5-20.8
AGE
18-34 628 562 89.9 86.8-92.4 66 10.1 7.6-13.2
35-54 1,165 919 78.5 75.3-81.5 246 21.5 18.5-24.7
55-64 822 604 75.3 71.4-78.8 218 24.7 21.2-28.6
65-74 720 530 74.3 70.0-78.1 190 25.7 21.9-30.0
75+ 518 334 65.3 60.0-70.3 184 34.7 29.7-40.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 506 257 55.8 49.9-61.5 249 44.2 38.5-50.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,183 851 78.7 75.8-81.3 332 21.3 18.7-24.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,084 870 85.3 82.5-87.7 214 14.7 12.3-17.5
College Graduate 1,111 992 92.0 90.0-93.6 119 8.0 6.4-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 512 259 58.5 52.5-64.3 253 41.5 35.7-47.5
$15,000- 24,999 685 482 71.1 66.3-75.4 203 28.9 24.6-33.7
$25,000- 34,999 441 344 80.4 75.3-84.7 97 19.6 15.3-24.7
$35,000- 49,999 493 420 86.9 82.9-90.1 73 13.1 9.9-17.1
$50,000+ 1,085 981 92.1 90.0-93.8 104 7.9 6.2-10.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,130 522 48.0 44.1-52.0 608 52.0 48.0-55.9
No 2,713 2,419 89.5 87.9-91.0 294 10.5 9.0-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 585 474 84.5 80.7-87.6 111 15.5 12.4-19.3
Non-Veteran 3,311 2,505 78.9 77.0-80.7 806 21.1 19.3-23.0

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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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