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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,269 1,043 16.2 15.2-17.3 6,226 83.8 82.7-84.8
-Eastern NC 2,266 303 14.3 12.6-16.2 1,963 85.7 83.8-87.4
GENDER
Male 947 110 11.6 9.4-14.3 837 88.4 85.7-90.6
Female 1,319 193 16.8 14.4-19.5 1,126 83.2 80.5-85.6
RACE
White 1,470 152 11.5 9.6-13.7 1,318 88.5 86.3-90.4
African American 577 93 17.2 13.6-21.5 484 82.8 78.5-86.4
Other minorities 194 51 24.6 18.0-32.5 143 75.4 67.5-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 35 26.6 19.0-35.9 93 73.4 64.1-81.0
Non-Hispanic 2,127 266 13.5 11.8-15.5 1,861 86.5 84.5-88.2
AGE
18-34 401 64 14.3 11.0-18.3 337 85.7 81.7-89.0
35-54 615 122 19.1 15.8-22.9 493 80.9 77.1-84.2
55-64 524 72 13.8 10.6-17.7 452 86.2 82.3-89.4
65-74 421 28 8.4 5.5-12.8 393 91.6 87.2-94.5
75+ 282 15 4.7 2.7- 8.1 267 95.3 91.9-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 293 66 22.7 17.5-29.0 227 77.3 71.0-82.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 697 109 16.6 13.4-20.3 588 83.4 79.7-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 637 75 11.4 8.8-14.5 562 88.6 85.5-91.2
College Graduate 630 51 8.4 6.1-11.3 579 91.6 88.7-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 73 28.9 22.7-36.1 214 71.1 63.9-77.3
$15,000- 24,999 376 88 22.3 17.6-27.7 288 77.7 72.3-82.4
$25,000- 34,999 246 31 16.0 10.8-23.0 215 84.0 77.0-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 265 22 9.2 5.8-14.3 243 90.8 85.7-94.2
$50,000+ 650 32 4.4 3.0- 6.5 618 95.6 93.5-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 120 20.7 17.0-24.9 533 79.3 75.1-83.0
No 1,523 170 12.2 10.2-14.4 1,353 87.8 85.6-89.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 21 5.0 3.1- 8.0 355 95.0 92.0-96.9
Non-Veteran 1,887 281 16.1 14.2-18.3 1,606 83.9 81.7-85.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,893 256 14.4 12.5-16.4 1,637 85.6 83.6-87.5
No 373 47 14.3 10.3-19.4 326 85.7 80.6-89.7

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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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