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 a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,717 227 3.8 3.2- 4.5 4,490 96.2 95.5-96.8
-Eastern NC 1,699 98 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,601 95.2 93.7-96.4
GENDER
Male 786 46 4.4 3.1- 6.2 740 95.6 93.8-96.9
Female 913 52 5.2 3.4- 7.7 861 94.8 92.3-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,056 50 3.9 2.7- 5.5 1,006 96.1 94.5-97.3
Non-Hispanic Black 408 37 6.7 4.1-10.6 371 93.3 89.4-95.9
Other 237 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 341 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 279 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 308 25 9.1 5.4-15.0 283 90.9 85.0-94.6
65-74 321 34 11.3 7.0-17.8 287 88.7 82.2-93.0
75+ 200 18 7.6 4.2-13.2 182 92.4 86.8-95.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 487 32 4.6 3.0- 6.9 455 95.4 93.1-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 503 29 4.8 2.9- 7.9 474 95.2 92.1-97.1
College Graduate 516 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 279 22 7.1 4.2-11.7 257 92.9 88.3-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 174 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 586 70 11.2 8.1-15.3 516 88.8 84.7-91.9
No 1,074 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,048 98.2 97.1-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 352 27 5.8 3.7- 8.9 325 94.2 91.1-96.3
Non-Veteran 1,345 71 4.5 3.2- 6.3 1,274 95.5 93.7-96.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 398 18 3.9 2.2- 6.9 380 96.1 93.1-97.8
Rural 1,200 75 5.1 3.7- 7.1 1,125 94.9 92.9-96.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 830 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 493 45 8.3 5.7-12.1 448 91.7 87.9-94.3
Unable to Work 197 37 22.4 14.6-32.7 160 77.6 67.3-85.4
Other not in Labor Force 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 257 21 5.0 3.0- 8.2 236 95.0 91.8-97.0
151% to 200% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 760 32 3.3 2.0- 5.4 728 96.7 94.6-98.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 543 42 6.1 3.8- 9.5 501 93.9 90.5-96.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 836 41 4.3 2.8- 6.4 795 95.7 93.6-97.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 322 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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