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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Inadequate Sleep

On average, how many hours of sleep do you get in a 24-hour period?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-5 hrs. 6 hrs. 7-8 hrs. 9+ hrs.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,135 721 10.6 9.8-11.5 1,513 21.7 20.6-22.9 4,232 58.3 56.9-59.7 669 9.4 8.6-10.3
-Eastern NC 2,211 255 12.7 11.0-14.6 484 22.1 20.1-24.4 1,242 54.9 52.3-57.5 230 10.2 8.8-11.9
GENDER
Male 929 111 14.0 11.4-17.2 202 22.6 19.4-26.1 521 52.6 48.7-56.5 95 10.8 8.6-13.5
Female 1,282 144 11.5 9.5-13.9 282 21.8 19.1-24.7 721 57.0 53.6-60.3 135 9.7 7.9-11.9
RACE
White 1,443 130 10.3 8.4-12.6 303 22.1 19.6-25.0 864 58.1 54.9-61.3 146 9.4 7.8-11.4
African American 551 91 18.3 14.6-22.7 135 24.2 20.0-28.9 263 46.2 41.1-51.4 62 11.3 8.6-14.9
Other minorities 192 27 11.6 7.4-17.9 42 16.7 11.7-23.1 103 58.5 49.4-67.1 20 13.2 7.5-22.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 17 14.7 8.9-23.3 28 18.7 12.6-26.9 74 58.4 48.6-67.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,073 236 12.5 10.8-14.5 455 22.4 20.2-24.7 1,164 54.8 52.1-57.4 218 10.3 8.8-12.1
AGE
18-34 397 54 14.0 10.6-18.2 103 25.0 20.5-30.0 203 50.6 45.1-56.1 37 10.4 7.4-14.6
35-54 607 78 12.9 10.1-16.5 143 22.5 19.0-26.6 338 57.0 52.4-61.5 48 7.5 5.5-10.2
55-64 514 58 11.8 8.6-16.0 120 21.6 18.0-25.8 294 57.5 52.5-62.4 42 9.0 6.6-12.3
65-74 407 41 13.3 9.3-18.8 69 16.8 13.1-21.3 250 57.7 51.8-63.4 47 12.2 8.7-16.8
75+ 263 21 7.5 4.7-11.7 41 16.2 11.7-22.0 145 54.1 47.0-61.0 56 22.3 16.9-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 275 50 20.1 14.7-27.0 46 14.2 10.1-19.7 133 47.8 40.7-54.9 46 17.9 13.0-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 678 88 13.8 10.9-17.2 170 25.5 21.7-29.9 357 53.0 48.3-57.5 63 7.7 5.8-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 629 72 11.9 9.1-15.3 145 22.8 19.1-27.0 349 55.2 50.5-59.9 63 10.1 7.6-13.3
College Graduate 624 45 6.4 4.6- 8.9 122 22.2 18.4-26.4 399 63.2 58.6-67.6 58 8.2 5.9-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 52 18.7 13.8-25.0 58 20.0 15.1-26.1 118 43.2 36.1-50.6 45 18.0 13.0-24.4
$15,000- 24,999 374 55 18.5 13.7-24.5 93 24.6 19.4-30.6 181 45.4 39.2-51.8 45 11.5 8.2-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 244 36 16.4 11.4-23.1 62 26.0 19.3-34.0 122 50.9 43.0-58.8 24 6.7 4.2-10.4
$35,000- 49,999 262 20 6.7 4.1-10.8 57 22.5 16.9-29.3 152 58.7 51.4-65.6 33 12.1 8.1-17.8
$50,000+ 643 51 9.2 6.6-12.8 137 21.6 18.0-25.6 417 63.5 58.7-68.0 38 5.7 3.7- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 620 105 20.2 16.3-24.8 138 21.9 18.1-26.2 291 44.0 39.2-48.9 86 13.9 10.7-17.8
No 1,506 138 10.5 8.6-12.7 325 22.2 19.7-24.9 907 58.3 55.2-61.3 136 9.1 7.4-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 369 44 16.2 11.8-21.8 84 23.8 19.0-29.3 203 52.1 46.0-58.2 38 7.9 5.6-11.2
Non-Veteran 1,839 211 12.0 10.3-14.1 399 21.8 19.5-24.3 1,037 55.4 52.6-58.3 192 10.7 9.0-12.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,837 219 13.0 11.1-15.1 392 21.5 19.3-24.0 1,025 54.7 51.9-57.6 201 10.7 9.1-12.6
No 374 36 11.0 7.6-15.7 92 25.9 20.9-31.6 217 55.9 49.7-61.9 29 7.2 4.6-11.2

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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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