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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

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Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 1,455 18.3 17.2-19.4 2,642 31.6 30.2-32.9 2,745 31.0 29.7-32.3 1,342 13.8 12.9-14.8 647 5.4 4.8- 6.0
-Eastern NC 2,680 430 18.2 16.1-20.4 735 27.4 25.1-29.8 847 34.3 31.7-37.1 447 14.1 12.4-16.0 221 6.0 4.9- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,021 172 18.8 15.7-22.2 271 25.9 22.5-29.8 350 36.6 32.5-40.9 155 13.0 10.5-16.0 73 5.7 4.1- 7.9
Female 1,659 258 17.6 15.0-20.7 464 28.8 25.7-32.0 497 32.2 29.0-35.6 292 15.2 12.9-17.7 148 6.2 4.9- 7.9
RACE
White 1,535 282 19.6 17.0-22.4 491 32.1 29.1-35.2 441 31.1 27.9-34.5 206 11.0 9.3-13.0 115 6.2 4.9- 7.8
African American 651 90 15.1 11.3-20.0 126 19.6 15.3-24.7 237 39.8 34.4-45.4 149 19.9 15.9-24.6 49 5.6 3.6- 8.6
Other minorities 450 40 13.1 8.3-20.0 113 22.8 16.0-31.4 155 40.9 32.1-50.4 89 18.7 12.3-27.3 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 15 12.8 7.3-21.4 21 16.1 9.8-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,557 410 18.5 16.4-20.8 712 28.2 25.8-30.8 805 33.9 31.2-36.7 413 13.2 11.5-15.1 217 6.2 5.1- 7.5
AGE
18-34 425 97 22.8 18.2-28.1 148 32.1 26.9-37.7 139 36.8 31.2-42.7 34 7.4 4.8-11.2 *** *** ***
35-54 770 134 18.7 15.3-22.6 199 24.0 20.4-28.0 262 37.2 32.6-42.0 127 14.7 11.8-18.2 48 5.5 3.6- 8.2
55-64 581 73 13.6 10.4-17.6 162 28.2 23.6-33.2 176 31.2 26.3-36.5 107 17.1 13.5-21.3 63 10.0 6.9-14.3
65-74 505 79 15.0 11.5-19.3 121 24.1 19.4-29.6 151 27.8 22.8-33.4 98 22.3 16.9-29.0 56 10.7 7.5-15.2
75+ 370 39 11.0 7.4-16.0 99 26.2 20.5-32.8 112 28.8 22.9-35.7 77 20.1 15.2-26.2 43 13.9 9.1-20.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 28 7.4 4.7-11.4 47 9.8 6.6-14.3 120 38.6 31.4-46.3 111 27.3 21.0-34.6 77 17.0 12.3-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 798 88 15.8 12.2-20.1 196 27.5 23.1-32.4 284 36.1 31.5-41.0 158 15.5 12.7-18.8 72 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 777 133 19.8 15.9-24.2 231 30.2 25.9-34.8 241 35.4 30.6-40.4 120 10.8 8.5-13.7 52 3.8 2.6- 5.7
College Graduate 719 179 28.1 24.0-32.7 261 37.9 33.4-42.7 201 25.7 21.8-30.1 58 6.5 4.6- 9.1 20 1.8 1.1- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 26 9.2 5.8-14.4 52 12.3 8.3-17.7 122 37.1 30.2-44.6 107 27.5 20.9-35.4 73 13.8 9.8-19.2
$15,000- 24,999 486 52 11.8 8.2-16.6 97 21.7 17.1-27.2 164 36.5 30.7-42.8 104 18.4 14.3-23.5 69 11.5 8.2-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 280 44 19.6 13.6-27.5 69 20.2 14.9-26.8 107 42.1 34.2-50.5 44 14.8 10.3-21.0 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 319 44 14.7 10.3-20.7 117 37.2 30.1-44.8 102 33.6 26.5-41.4 46 12.1 8.2-17.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 705 181 27.9 23.5-32.9 259 35.1 30.6-39.9 200 28.4 24.1-33.3 54 7.6 5.2-10.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 822 31 4.2 2.6- 6.7 103 12.8 9.8-16.4 248 31.8 27.3-36.7 257 30.3 25.9-35.1 183 20.9 17.1-25.3
No 1,820 394 22.8 20.2-25.7 625 32.4 29.5-35.5 586 35.0 31.9-38.3 181 8.7 7.1-10.6 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 97 27.0 21.7-33.2 138 28.4 23.4-34.0 129 29.5 24.4-35.1 60 11.7 8.4-16.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,234 333 16.3 14.1-18.6 597 27.2 24.6-29.9 718 35.4 32.4-38.5 387 14.7 12.7-16.8 199 6.5 5.3- 8.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,972 297 17.7 15.4-20.3 538 27.6 24.9-30.4 613 33.4 30.4-36.5 340 14.9 12.9-17.2 184 6.4 5.2- 7.9
No 708 133 20.3 16.3-24.9 197 26.6 22.3-31.5 234 38.2 32.9-43.8 107 10.6 8.2-13.7 37 4.3 2.4- 7.4

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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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