2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,718 448 7.0 6.2- 7.8 4,270 93.0 92.2-93.8
-Eastern NC 1,697 166 7.1 5.8- 8.5 1,531 92.9 91.5-94.2
GENDER
Male 787 54 4.7 3.5- 6.5 733 95.3 93.5-96.5
Female 910 112 9.3 7.3-11.7 798 90.7 88.3-92.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,054 121 8.5 6.8-10.6 933 91.5 89.4-93.2
Non-Hispanic Black 406 27 4.5 2.8- 7.2 379 95.5 92.8-97.2
Other 239 18 5.2 2.8- 9.2 221 94.8 90.8-97.2
AGE
18-34 341 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 280 19 6.6 3.7-11.6 261 93.4 88.4-96.3
55-64 307 35 9.6 6.4-14.3 272 90.4 85.7-93.6
65-74 320 55 15.3 11.2-20.5 265 84.7 79.5-88.8
75+ 198 42 17.8 12.1-25.4 156 82.2 74.6-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 192 18 7.2 4.0-12.5 174 92.8 87.5-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 486 33 4.7 3.1- 7.0 453 95.3 93.0-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 503 48 7.0 4.9-10.1 455 93.0 89.9-95.1
College Graduate 516 67 10.4 7.7-13.7 449 89.6 86.3-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 279 30 9.2 5.9-14.1 249 90.8 85.9-94.1
$25,000- 34,999 174 22 7.7 4.6-12.4 152 92.3 87.6-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 224 26 7.7 4.8-12.1 198 92.3 87.9-95.2
$75,000+ 310 29 7.9 5.0-12.3 281 92.1 87.7-95.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 585 87 11.3 8.6-14.6 498 88.7 85.4-91.4
No 1,074 79 5.3 4.0- 7.0 995 94.7 93.0-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 352 36 7.1 4.8-10.5 316 92.9 89.5-95.2
Non-Veteran 1,343 130 7.0 5.6- 8.8 1,213 93.0 91.2-94.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 103 13 10.5 5.9-18.3 90 89.5 81.7-94.1
Regional City or Suburban County 399 35 7.1 4.8-10.3 364 92.9 89.7-95.2
Rural 1,197 118 6.7 5.3- 8.6 1,079 93.3 91.4-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 830 34 3.2 2.1- 5.0 796 96.8 95.0-97.9
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 490 91 16.6 13.0-21.0 399 83.4 79.0-87.0
Unable to Work 198 29 12.5 7.8-19.4 169 87.5 80.6-92.2
Other not in Labor Force 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 257 27 8.2 5.1-13.0 230 91.8 87.0-94.9
151% to 200% 140 17 7.4 4.1-13.0 123 92.6 87.0-95.9
More than 200% 758 80 7.4 5.6- 9.7 678 92.6 90.3-94.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 542 51 5.6 3.8- 8.1 491 94.4 91.9-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 837 78 7.1 5.4- 9.2 759 92.9 90.8-94.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 320 37 8.8 5.9-13.0 283 91.2 87.0-94.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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