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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Health Status

General Health Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent/Vg/Good Fair/Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,256 5,721 81.0 80.0-82.1 1,535 19.0 17.9-20.0
-Eastern NC 2,258 1,755 80.2 78.1-82.1 503 19.8 17.9-21.9
GENDER
Male 942 727 79.2 75.9-82.2 215 20.8 17.8-24.1
Female 1,316 1,028 81.1 78.4-83.5 288 18.9 16.5-21.6
RACE
White 1,461 1,174 82.5 80.0-84.7 287 17.5 15.3-20.0
African American 576 435 78.6 74.3-82.3 141 21.4 17.7-25.7
Other minorities 196 130 69.9 61.0-77.5 66 30.1 22.5-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 86 70.3 61.0-78.1 43 29.7 21.9-39.0
Non-Hispanic 2,121 1,664 80.9 78.7-82.8 457 19.1 17.2-21.3
AGE
18-34 399 358 89.0 84.7-92.1 41 11.0 7.9-15.3
35-54 613 494 81.5 77.8-84.7 119 18.5 15.3-22.2
55-64 520 376 72.1 67.1-76.6 144 27.9 23.4-32.9
65-74 422 320 72.9 67.0-78.0 102 27.1 22.0-33.0
75+ 281 185 65.7 58.9-72.0 96 34.3 28.0-41.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 152 56.4 49.4-63.1 136 43.6 36.9-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 693 505 76.7 72.7-80.3 188 23.3 19.7-27.3
Some Post-H.S. 641 542 88.8 86.0-91.1 99 11.2 8.9-14.0
College Graduate 629 551 90.9 88.3-92.9 78 9.1 7.1-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 150 59.1 52.0-65.9 134 40.9 34.1-48.0
$15,000- 24,999 377 262 70.2 64.2-75.6 115 29.8 24.4-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 245 191 78.7 71.6-84.4 54 21.3 15.6-28.4
$35,000- 49,999 267 225 86.6 81.2-90.6 42 13.4 9.4-18.8
$50,000+ 647 591 92.1 88.9-94.4 56 7.9 5.6-11.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 649 327 51.1 46.3-55.9 322 48.9 44.1-53.7
No 1,520 1,368 90.3 88.3-92.0 152 9.7 8.0-11.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 308 85.8 81.7-89.2 67 14.2 10.8-18.3
Non-Veteran 1,880 1,445 79.1 76.8-81.3 435 20.9 18.7-23.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,884 1,443 79.4 77.2-81.6 441 20.6 18.4-22.8
No 374 312 84.7 79.4-88.7 62 15.3 11.3-20.6

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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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