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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,116 1,385 39.0 36.6-41.5 170 6.0 5.0- 7.3 46 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,515 53.1 50.6-55.6
-Eastern NC 978 447 41.7 37.2-46.3 49 5.4 3.8- 7.7 19 1.5 0.8- 2.7 463 51.4 46.8-56.0
GENDER
Male 400 161 35.3 29.0-42.3 18 5.4 3.0- 9.6 *** *** *** 211 57.3 50.2-64.0
Female 578 286 47.1 41.0-53.2 31 5.4 3.5- 8.3 *** *** *** 252 46.4 40.4-52.6
RACE
White 646 295 40.5 35.1-46.2 31 4.8 3.1- 7.3 *** *** *** 313 53.8 48.1-59.4
African American 232 110 46.6 37.1-56.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 45.7 36.5-55.2
Other minorities 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 915 429 42.8 38.1-47.7 44 5.4 3.7- 7.8 *** *** *** 428 50.7 45.8-55.5
AGE
18-34 151 43 31.5 22.5-42.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 60.8 50.2-70.4
35-54 274 115 42.6 34.6-51.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 136 50.6 42.3-58.8
55-64 240 118 47.0 39.1-55.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 48.2 40.2-56.4
65-74 192 102 50.1 40.7-59.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 39.7 30.7-49.4
75+ 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 138 39.3 32.0-47.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 160 56.0 48.2-63.6
Some Post-H.S. 290 125 41.0 33.1-49.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 53.2 44.9-61.4
College Graduate 260 141 50.0 41.3-58.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 39.9 31.2-49.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 175 81 36.9 27.9-46.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 55.7 45.3-65.6
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 297 141 46.0 38.0-54.2 18 5.1 2.8- 9.1 *** *** *** 132 47.5 39.4-55.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 147 49.0 40.6-57.4 20 8.4 5.0-14.0 *** *** *** 117 42.3 34.4-50.6
No 685 297 39.6 34.4-45.0 27 4.5 2.8- 7.2 *** *** *** 344 54.1 48.6-59.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 819 370 41.2 36.4-46.3 43 5.5 3.7- 8.0 *** *** *** 388 51.6 46.6-56.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 787 352 41.3 36.3-46.5 38 5.3 3.6- 8.0 *** *** *** 381 51.8 46.6-56.9
No 191 95 43.3 33.8-53.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 49.9 39.8-59.9

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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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