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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

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(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,039 2,369 76.4 74.5-78.2 670 23.6 21.8-25.5
-Eastern NC 979 785 78.5 75.2-81.4 194 21.5 18.6-24.8
RACE
White 652 530 79.4 75.3-82.9 122 20.6 17.1-24.7
African American 259 206 80.0 73.9-85.1 53 20.0 14.9-26.1
Other minorities 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 949 763 79.1 75.8-82.0 186 20.9 18.0-24.2
AGE
40-54 275 198 74.4 68.4-79.6 77 25.6 20.4-31.6
55-64 288 240 81.3 75.3-86.0 48 18.7 14.0-24.7
65-74 237 202 79.9 72.3-85.9 35 20.1 14.1-27.7
75+ 179 145 83.6 76.8-88.7 34 16.4 11.3-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 72 68.0 57.1-77.2 32 32.0 22.8-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 243 78.0 71.7-83.3 58 22.0 16.7-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 285 225 80.4 74.7-85.1 60 19.6 14.9-25.3
College Graduate 287 244 83.1 77.4-87.6 43 16.9 12.4-22.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 123 88 71.9 61.4-80.5 35 28.1 19.5-38.6
$15,000- 24,999 155 110 70.1 61.1-77.7 45 29.9 22.3-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 120 91 71.2 60.1-80.2 29 28.8 19.8-39.9
$35,000- 49,999 113 97 79.9 68.2-88.1 16 20.1 11.9-31.8
$50,000+ 270 229 84.2 78.6-88.6 41 15.8 11.4-21.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 278 76.3 70.5-81.3 74 23.7 18.7-29.5
No 621 504 79.9 75.8-83.4 117 20.1 16.6-24.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 949 763 78.7 75.4-81.7 186 21.3 18.3-24.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 816 656 79.0 75.5-82.1 160 21.0 17.9-24.5
No 163 129 75.7 66.4-83.2 34 24.3 16.8-33.6

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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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