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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,831 6,842 80.8 79.7-81.9 1,989 19.2 18.1-20.3
-Eastern NC 2,680 2,012 79.9 77.7-81.9 668 20.1 18.1-22.3
GENDER
Male 1,021 793 81.3 77.9-84.2 228 18.7 15.8-22.1
Female 1,659 1,219 78.6 75.8-81.2 440 21.4 18.8-24.2
RACE
White 1,535 1,214 82.8 80.4-84.9 321 17.2 15.1-19.6
African American 651 453 74.5 69.5-78.9 198 25.5 21.1-30.5
Other minorities 450 308 76.8 67.9-83.8 142 23.2 16.2-32.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,557 1,927 80.6 78.4-82.6 630 19.4 17.4-21.6
AGE
18-34 425 384 91.6 87.8-94.4 41 8.4 5.6-12.2
35-54 770 595 79.8 75.9-83.3 175 20.2 16.7-24.1
55-64 581 411 72.9 67.8-77.5 170 27.1 22.5-32.2
65-74 505 351 66.9 60.3-72.9 154 33.1 27.1-39.7
75+ 370 250 66.0 58.8-72.5 120 34.0 27.5-41.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 195 55.8 48.3-63.0 188 44.2 37.0-51.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 798 568 79.4 75.7-82.6 230 20.6 17.4-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 777 605 85.3 82.1-88.0 172 14.7 12.0-17.9
College Graduate 719 641 91.8 89.0-93.9 78 8.2 6.1-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 200 58.6 50.9-65.9 180 41.4 34.1-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 486 313 70.0 64.2-75.3 173 30.0 24.7-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 280 220 82.0 75.4-87.1 60 18.0 12.9-24.6
$35,000- 49,999 319 263 85.5 79.6-89.9 56 14.5 10.1-20.4
$50,000+ 705 640 91.5 88.1-93.9 65 8.5 6.1-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 822 382 48.8 43.8-53.8 440 51.2 46.2-56.2
No 1,820 1,605 90.2 88.2-91.9 215 9.8 8.1-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 364 85.0 80.2-88.7 81 15.0 11.3-19.8
Non-Veteran 2,234 1,648 78.8 76.4-81.1 586 21.2 18.9-23.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,972 1,448 78.7 76.1-81.0 524 21.3 19.0-23.9
No 708 564 85.1 81.3-88.2 144 14.9 11.8-18.7

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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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