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2014 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 7,256 1,262 19.0 17.8-20.1 2,221 31.7 30.4-33.1 2,238 30.4 29.1-31.7 1,060 13.5 12.6-14.4 475 5.5 4.9- 6.1
-Eastern NC 2,258 383 19.1 17.1-21.3 642 29.4 27.2-31.8 730 31.6 29.3-34.1 340 13.8 12.1-15.6 163 6.0 5.0- 7.3
GENDER
Male 942 169 20.4 17.3-23.9 257 28.2 24.8-31.7 301 30.7 27.2-34.4 145 14.6 12.1-17.5 70 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Female 1,316 214 17.9 15.4-20.8 385 30.6 27.5-33.8 429 32.5 29.4-35.7 195 13.0 11.0-15.3 93 5.9 4.6- 7.6
RACE
White 1,461 270 20.4 17.8-23.2 451 31.3 28.5-34.3 453 30.8 27.9-33.8 193 12.3 10.4-14.5 94 5.2 4.1- 6.7
African American 576 75 15.1 11.8-19.2 150 28.3 23.8-33.2 210 35.2 30.5-40.1 97 15.1 11.9-19.0 44 6.4 4.5- 8.9
Other minorities 196 33 21.6 14.4-31.2 36 20.7 14.3-29.0 61 27.5 20.7-35.6 43 18.7 13.3-25.6 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 25 22.8 15.2-32.7 23 18.3 11.9-27.0 38 29.2 21.2-38.7 36 25.5 18.1-34.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,121 356 18.8 16.8-21.1 619 30.2 27.9-32.7 689 31.8 29.4-34.3 303 13.0 11.4-14.9 154 6.1 5.0- 7.5
AGE
18-34 399 110 27.9 23.1-33.2 142 35.0 29.9-40.4 106 26.2 21.7-31.2 33 8.2 5.6-11.8 *** *** ***
35-54 613 120 20.1 16.7-24.0 186 30.0 26.1-34.3 188 31.3 27.1-35.9 83 12.9 10.3-16.1 36 5.6 3.8- 8.1
55-64 520 58 10.2 7.7-13.4 135 24.6 20.7-29.0 183 37.3 32.6-42.3 94 19.5 15.5-24.3 50 8.4 6.2-11.4
65-74 422 58 12.3 9.3-16.2 119 25.6 21.2-30.4 143 35.0 29.8-40.5 66 18.9 14.2-24.7 36 8.2 5.6-11.8
75+ 281 30 8.1 5.5-11.7 55 20.3 15.3-26.4 100 37.4 30.9-44.4 64 21.4 16.3-27.6 32 12.8 8.8-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 20 9.4 5.8-15.0 43 13.9 9.7-19.3 89 33.1 26.8-40.1 82 26.5 20.9-32.9 54 17.2 12.5-23.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 693 97 18.8 15.1-23.1 165 25.7 21.9-29.9 243 32.2 28.3-36.5 133 17.4 14.2-21.1 55 5.9 4.2- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 641 107 19.5 15.9-23.6 202 34.7 30.3-39.4 233 34.7 30.4-39.3 73 8.6 6.6-11.2 26 2.5 1.6- 3.9
College Graduate 629 158 27.2 23.2-31.7 232 40.0 35.6-44.7 161 23.6 20.0-27.6 51 6.0 4.4- 8.2 27 3.1 2.0- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 26 12.6 8.2-19.0 46 15.6 11.2-21.2 78 30.9 24.6-38.0 85 26.9 21.1-33.5 49 14.0 9.9-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 377 45 14.6 10.2-20.4 82 21.3 16.6-26.9 135 34.3 28.6-40.4 80 21.4 16.7-27.0 35 8.4 5.7-12.3
$25,000- 34,999 245 28 12.0 7.9-17.9 70 32.3 25.3-40.3 93 34.4 27.3-42.2 38 17.1 11.8-24.2 16 4.2 2.5- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 267 45 20.8 15.2-27.7 76 28.8 22.8-35.7 104 37.0 30.5-44.1 27 8.6 5.4-13.4 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5
$50,000+ 647 171 27.0 23.0-31.5 238 37.1 32.6-41.8 182 28.0 23.9-32.5 38 4.8 3.3- 6.9 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 28 4.1 2.7- 6.1 81 11.8 9.2-15.0 218 35.3 30.8-40.1 191 29.7 25.5-34.4 131 19.1 15.6-23.3
No 1,520 341 24.2 21.6-27.1 542 35.6 32.7-38.7 485 30.4 27.7-33.3 132 8.3 6.7-10.1 20 1.4 0.8- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 82 23.9 18.9-29.6 98 27.5 22.5-33.2 128 34.5 28.9-40.5 43 9.0 6.4-12.5 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Non-Veteran 1,880 301 18.2 16.0-20.6 542 29.8 27.3-32.5 602 31.1 28.6-33.8 297 14.7 12.9-16.8 138 6.2 5.0- 7.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,884 303 18.6 16.4-21.0 542 30.0 27.5-32.7 598 30.8 28.3-33.5 299 14.2 12.4-16.2 142 6.4 5.2- 7.8
No 374 80 22.2 17.5-27.9 100 25.9 20.9-31.5 132 36.6 30.9-42.6 41 11.3 7.7-16.5 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5

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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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