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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,347 146 1.9 1.6- 2.3 6,201 98.1 97.7-98.4
-Eastern NC 1,974 53 2.3 1.6- 3.1 1,921 97.7 96.9-98.4
GENDER
Male 800 16 1.9 1.0- 3.4 784 98.1 96.6-99.0
Female 1,174 37 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,137 97.4 96.2-98.2
RACE
White 1,288 38 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,250 97.5 96.3-98.3
African American 497 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,856 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,806 97.7 96.8-98.4
AGE
18-34 305 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 540 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 523 96.7 94.5-98.1
55-64 466 18 3.2 1.9- 5.2 448 96.8 94.8-98.1
65-74 384 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 576 21 2.4 1.5- 3.8 555 97.6 96.2-98.5
College Graduate 542 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 328 13 2.6 1.4- 4.6 315 97.4 95.4-98.6
$25,000- 34,999 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 232 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 564 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 587 43 7.4 5.2-10.5 544 92.6 89.5-94.8
No 1,371 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 309 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,663 46 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,617 97.7 96.8-98.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,618 46 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,572 97.7 96.8-98.4
No 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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