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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,283 2,987 48.8 47.4-50.2 1,881 25.0 23.8-26.2 2,415 26.3 25.1-27.4
-Eastern NC 2,272 875 47.1 44.6-49.7 579 24.3 22.2-26.5 818 28.6 26.5-30.8
GENDER
Male 949 415 51.6 47.7-55.4 232 22.1 19.1-25.4 302 26.3 23.1-29.8
Female 1,323 460 43.1 39.7-46.6 347 26.2 23.4-29.2 516 30.7 27.9-33.6
RACE
White 1,471 534 44.0 40.8-47.2 377 25.1 22.5-27.9 560 30.9 28.2-33.7
African American 578 229 50.4 45.4-55.4 153 24.0 20.1-28.2 196 25.7 21.8-30.0
Other minorities 197 100 58.4 49.5-66.8 47 21.2 15.3-28.5 50 20.4 14.0-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 83 67.4 57.9-75.7 26 19.8 13.2-28.7 20 12.8 7.9-20.0
Non-Hispanic 2,132 788 45.9 43.2-48.5 552 24.6 22.5-26.9 792 29.5 27.3-31.8
AGE
18-34 402 287 73.1 68.0-77.5 88 20.4 16.5-24.9 27 6.6 4.2-10.1
35-54 616 314 50.2 45.7-54.8 163 26.8 22.9-31.0 139 23.0 19.3-27.2
55-64 524 135 26.5 22.3-31.2 147 26.9 22.8-31.4 242 46.6 41.6-51.7
65-74 424 82 19.1 15.1-23.8 107 23.1 18.9-27.9 235 57.8 52.3-63.2
75+ 283 44 13.3 9.6-18.3 69 25.9 20.2-32.6 170 60.7 53.8-67.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 96 38.4 31.7-45.5 61 20.1 15.1-26.1 137 41.6 35.0-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 699 250 47.2 42.7-51.8 178 23.8 20.3-27.7 271 29.0 25.4-32.9
Some Post-H.S. 641 248 48.9 44.2-53.6 170 25.8 22.0-30.1 223 25.3 21.7-29.2
College Graduate 629 276 51.5 47.0-56.1 168 25.7 21.8-29.9 185 22.8 19.5-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 87 36.9 30.1-44.3 62 21.1 16.1-27.1 139 42.0 35.2-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 377 131 45.0 38.6-51.5 84 20.8 16.2-26.2 162 34.3 28.8-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 247 92 45.2 37.4-53.1 63 25.7 19.7-32.9 92 29.1 22.6-36.6
$35,000- 49,999 267 107 50.4 43.3-57.5 72 24.9 19.4-31.5 88 24.6 19.4-30.7
$50,000+ 649 292 52.3 47.5-57.0 179 25.2 21.4-29.4 178 22.5 19.0-26.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 656 66 12.8 9.8-16.6 142 21.4 17.9-25.5 448 65.7 61.1-70.1
No 1,526 767 58.4 55.4-61.4 417 25.3 22.8-28.0 342 16.2 14.3-18.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 377 145 45.6 39.6-51.7 101 25.6 20.6-31.4 131 28.8 23.9-34.2
Non-Veteran 1,892 730 47.5 44.7-50.3 478 24.0 21.8-26.4 684 28.5 26.2-31.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,897 733 47.5 44.7-50.3 475 23.5 21.3-25.9 689 29.0 26.6-31.4
No 375 142 44.8 38.7-51.1 104 28.7 23.5-34.5 129 26.5 21.9-31.7

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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