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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,709 3,532 41.9 40.4-43.4 485 7.0 6.3- 7.9 103 1.8 1.4- 2.3 3,589 49.3 47.7-50.8
-Eastern NC 2,314 1,044 39.6 36.8-42.4 142 7.0 5.5- 8.8 33 1.9 1.2- 2.9 1,095 51.6 48.6-54.5
GENDER
Male 865 320 32.1 28.1-36.4 59 8.2 5.8-11.4 15 2.3 1.3- 4.1 471 57.4 52.8-61.9
Female 1,449 724 46.4 42.7-50.2 83 5.9 4.3- 8.1 *** *** *** 624 46.2 42.4-50.0
RACE
White 1,330 633 42.2 38.7-45.7 66 5.6 4.1- 7.6 17 1.9 1.1- 3.4 614 50.3 46.7-53.9
African American 570 246 33.8 28.6-39.4 40 9.3 6.1-13.9 *** *** *** 276 55.5 49.5-61.4
Other minorities 390 155 40.9 31.0-51.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 191 45.2 35.0-55.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,210 1,000 39.8 37.0-42.8 130 6.7 5.2- 8.6 29 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,051 51.7 48.6-54.8
AGE
18-34 299 115 33.4 27.3-40.2 31 9.1 5.9-13.9 *** *** *** 143 54.2 47.0-61.1
35-54 675 258 34.8 30.2-39.7 46 6.9 4.7-10.0 *** *** *** 359 56.9 51.8-61.8
55-64 532 239 44.6 39.1-50.2 25 4.8 2.7- 8.5 *** *** *** 261 48.2 42.6-53.8
65-74 460 239 49.5 43.0-56.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 196 43.2 36.9-49.8
75+ 325 184 55.2 47.6-62.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 39.0 31.9-46.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 332 118 27.9 21.7-35.0 23 9.1 5.2-15.5 *** *** *** 185 62.2 54.3-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 669 288 38.5 33.4-43.9 32 3.9 2.4- 6.2 *** *** *** 339 55.5 50.0-60.8
Some Post-H.S. 683 324 41.9 36.8-47.1 39 7.2 4.8-10.7 *** *** *** 309 48.4 43.1-53.7
College Graduate 627 314 48.5 43.4-53.6 47 8.5 5.6-12.5 *** *** *** 260 42.0 37.0-47.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 134 35.9 28.6-43.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 169 57.2 48.9-65.1
$15,000- 24,999 428 191 40.0 33.7-46.5 21 7.3 4.4-11.9 *** *** *** 211 50.9 44.2-57.6
$25,000- 34,999 251 117 40.8 32.7-49.5 22 9.3 5.1-16.2 *** *** *** 110 49.4 40.8-57.9
$35,000- 49,999 271 128 45.0 36.8-53.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 125 49.0 40.7-57.5
$50,000+ 620 299 42.8 37.6-48.2 37 7.3 4.7-11.3 *** *** *** 273 47.3 41.9-52.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 744 360 41.9 37.0-47.0 35 5.3 3.3- 8.3 *** *** *** 343 51.6 46.3-56.8
No 1,555 681 38.8 35.4-42.3 104 7.5 5.7- 9.8 27 2.1 1.3- 3.4 743 51.6 48.0-55.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 359 150 38.3 32.1-44.9 26 8.5 5.1-14.0 *** *** *** 181 52.6 45.8-59.3
Non-Veteran 1,955 894 39.8 36.7-43.0 116 6.7 5.2- 8.7 31 2.1 1.3- 3.3 914 51.4 48.1-54.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,703 747 39.3 36.1-42.6 104 7.1 5.4- 9.2 25 1.9 1.2- 3.1 827 51.7 48.3-55.1
No 611 297 40.7 35.2-46.5 38 6.7 4.4-10.0 *** *** *** 268 51.0 45.0-57.0

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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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