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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,763 6,928 73.2 71.9-74.5 784 11.4 10.4-12.4 469 6.9 6.2- 7.7 516 7.4 6.7- 8.3 66 1.1 0.8- 1.5
-Eastern NC 2,662 2,122 72.9 70.3-75.3 218 10.8 9.1-12.7 134 6.3 5.1- 7.7 171 9.0 7.4-10.9 17 1.0 0.5- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,011 748 66.8 62.6-70.8 94 11.6 9.1-14.7 57 6.8 5.1- 9.1 100 13.1 10.3-16.5 *** *** ***
Female 1,651 1,374 78.6 75.5-81.4 124 10.0 7.9-12.5 77 5.8 4.4- 7.7 71 5.2 3.9- 6.9 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,521 1,192 72.1 68.9-75.1 131 11.1 9.0-13.5 84 6.6 5.2- 8.5 109 9.7 7.8-12.1 *** *** ***
African American 651 553 80.3 75.2-84.5 51 9.8 7.0-13.6 22 4.0 2.3- 6.8 23 5.5 3.1- 9.5 *** *** ***
Other minorities 446 340 51.2 41.9-60.5 35 13.5 7.7-22.5 27 12.7 7.9-19.8 35 16.1 9.7-25.5 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 13.3 7.7-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,538 2,053 74.7 72.0-77.1 203 10.8 9.1-12.8 119 5.9 4.7- 7.3 155 8.3 6.8-10.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 420 267 64.2 58.5-69.5 62 14.3 10.8-18.7 42 8.3 5.9-11.7 44 12.2 8.8-16.6 *** *** ***
35-54 766 538 65.0 60.3-69.5 91 13.4 10.4-17.1 59 8.1 6.0-10.9 70 11.5 8.7-15.0 *** *** ***
55-64 579 498 84.6 80.1-88.2 27 5.3 3.1- 8.8 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 33 5.6 3.6- 8.6 *** *** ***
65-74 500 455 91.1 86.9-94.1 24 5.3 3.0- 9.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 367 338 91.4 85.8-94.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 290 65.5 57.9-72.5 29 8.2 4.9-13.6 17 5.4 3.0- 9.6 37 16.3 11.2-23.2 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 791 610 70.8 66.0-75.2 66 11.7 8.7-15.5 51 8.0 5.7-11.0 58 8.9 6.3-12.5 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 769 614 75.0 70.4-79.0 73 12.5 9.4-16.3 33 5.1 3.4- 7.7 49 7.5 5.3-10.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 717 606 78.7 74.2-82.6 50 8.6 6.1-12.0 32 6.7 4.5- 9.8 27 5.5 3.5- 8.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 281 65.7 58.0-72.7 32 10.6 6.5-16.7 24 8.6 5.2-13.6 34 14.0 9.2-20.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 485 355 65.0 58.7-70.8 53 15.4 11.2-20.9 32 7.7 5.1-11.4 39 9.0 6.2-12.9 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 279 218 70.3 61.9-77.5 21 11.8 7.2-18.8 *** *** *** 26 10.4 6.4-16.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 318 266 77.3 70.1-83.3 25 7.8 4.8-12.7 *** *** *** 17 10.4 6.2-16.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 702 592 78.9 74.2-83.0 54 10.9 7.8-15.0 33 6.0 4.0- 9.0 21 3.7 2.1- 6.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 817 668 72.5 67.4-77.0 62 10.5 7.6-14.2 31 5.4 3.4- 8.4 54 11.6 8.4-15.9 *** *** ***
No 1,810 1,426 73.0 69.9-75.9 153 10.8 8.9-13.2 103 6.7 5.3- 8.4 115 8.2 6.4-10.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 443 372 79.2 73.6-83.8 29 9.5 6.2-14.2 17 4.6 2.7- 7.8 23 6.4 3.9-10.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,218 1,750 71.5 68.6-74.3 189 11.1 9.2-13.2 117 6.7 5.4- 8.3 147 9.6 7.8-11.7 *** *** ***
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,960 1,555 73.0 70.0-75.7 166 10.9 9.0-13.1 98 6.2 4.9- 7.9 128 8.9 7.1-11.0 *** *** ***
No 702 567 72.6 67.1-77.5 52 10.3 7.2-14.7 36 6.6 4.4- 9.9 43 9.5 6.5-13.8 *** *** ***

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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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