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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,840 1,430 18.5 17.3-19.6 7,410 81.5 80.4-82.7
-Eastern NC 2,680 440 19.1 16.9-21.4 2,240 80.9 78.6-83.1
GENDER
Male 1,020 143 17.0 14.0-20.5 877 83.0 79.5-86.0
Female 1,660 297 21.0 18.1-24.3 1,363 79.0 75.7-81.9
RACE
White 1,534 204 15.8 13.5-18.4 1,330 84.2 81.6-86.5
African American 649 126 21.9 17.5-27.1 523 78.1 72.9-82.5
Other minorities 453 107 36.4 27.4-46.4 346 63.6 53.6-72.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,556 410 18.2 16.1-20.5 2,146 81.8 79.5-83.9
AGE
18-34 426 94 22.1 17.6-27.4 332 77.9 72.6-82.4
35-54 770 180 24.0 20.2-28.3 590 76.0 71.7-79.8
55-64 584 100 18.1 14.1-22.8 484 81.9 77.2-85.9
65-74 502 43 6.1 3.9- 9.5 459 93.9 90.5-96.1
75+ 368 20 4.7 2.7- 8.3 348 95.3 91.7-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 96 35.7 28.4-43.7 286 64.3 56.3-71.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 144 17.8 14.5-21.6 656 82.2 78.4-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 775 148 19.3 15.9-23.3 627 80.7 76.7-84.1
College Graduate 721 52 6.0 4.2- 8.3 669 94.0 91.7-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 117 39.6 32.1-47.7 263 60.4 52.3-67.9
$15,000- 24,999 485 142 34.6 28.9-40.8 343 65.4 59.2-71.1
$25,000- 34,999 281 45 22.2 15.7-30.4 236 77.8 69.6-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 319 36 11.9 7.8-17.8 283 88.1 82.2-92.2
$50,000+ 704 35 4.6 3.1- 6.9 669 95.4 93.1-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 822 178 27.0 22.3-32.2 644 73.0 67.8-77.7
No 1,820 249 16.2 13.9-18.8 1,571 83.8 81.2-86.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 31 6.8 4.3-10.6 414 93.2 89.4-95.7
Non-Veteran 2,234 409 21.8 19.2-24.5 1,825 78.2 75.5-80.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,970 354 20.3 17.8-23.0 1,616 79.7 77.0-82.2
No 710 86 14.0 10.6-18.3 624 86.0 81.7-89.4

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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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