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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,844 817 6.3 5.8- 6.9 8,027 93.7 93.1-94.2
-Eastern NC 2,682 227 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,455 94.7 93.6-95.6
GENDER
Male 1,018 61 3.9 2.8- 5.5 957 96.1 94.5-97.2
Female 1,664 166 6.6 5.2- 8.2 1,498 93.4 91.8-94.8
RACE
White 1,535 136 5.2 4.2- 6.5 1,399 94.8 93.5-95.8
African American 652 51 6.6 4.5- 9.5 601 93.4 90.5-95.5
Other minorities 451 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,559 225 5.6 4.7- 6.8 2,334 94.4 93.2-95.3
AGE
18-34 426 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 769 33 3.0 1.9- 4.7 736 97.0 95.3-98.1
55-64 583 55 7.2 5.0-10.1 528 92.8 89.9-95.0
65-74 505 66 12.0 8.5-16.5 439 88.0 83.5-91.5
75+ 370 66 18.8 13.5-25.5 304 81.2 74.5-86.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 34 6.1 3.6-10.0 349 93.9 90.0-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 66 5.8 4.1- 8.0 734 94.2 92.0-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 774 71 5.0 3.6- 6.8 703 95.0 93.2-96.4
College Graduate 722 56 4.4 3.1- 6.3 666 95.6 93.7-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 40 6.4 4.1- 9.8 342 93.6 90.2-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 484 48 6.2 4.2- 9.0 436 93.8 91.0-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 281 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 319 26 4.5 2.7- 7.4 293 95.5 92.6-97.3
$50,000+ 705 41 4.3 2.8- 6.5 664 95.7 93.5-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 823 125 12.4 9.6-15.9 698 87.6 84.1-90.4
No 1,821 101 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,720 97.0 96.1-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 36 6.5 4.1-10.1 409 93.5 89.9-95.9
Non-Veteran 2,236 191 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,045 95.0 93.9-95.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,973 169 5.5 4.5- 6.8 1,804 94.5 93.2-95.5
No 709 58 4.3 3.1- 6.0 651 95.7 94.0-96.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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