2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,593 377 7.3 6.4- 8.2 4,216 92.7 91.8-93.6
-Eastern NC 1,661 156 8.3 6.8-10.1 1,505 91.7 89.9-93.2
GENDER
Male 766 65 7.2 5.3- 9.8 701 92.8 90.2-94.7
Female 895 91 9.3 7.1-12.1 804 90.7 87.9-92.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,037 86 7.6 5.9- 9.9 951 92.4 90.1-94.1
Non-Hispanic Black 395 53 11.3 7.9-15.9 342 88.7 84.1-92.1
Other 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 331 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 218 15 6.7 3.7-11.6 203 93.3 88.4-96.3
45-54 272 30 9.6 6.0-15.0 242 90.4 85.0-94.0
55-64 301 31 9.8 6.2-15.1 270 90.2 84.9-93.8
65-74 316 38 12.2 7.9-18.3 278 87.8 81.7-92.1
75+ 197 29 18.0 11.5-27.1 168 82.0 72.9-88.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 31 15.3 9.6-23.4 158 84.7 76.6-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 466 50 8.7 6.2-12.0 416 91.3 88.0-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 493 47 7.4 5.2-10.6 446 92.6 89.4-94.8
College Graduate 513 28 5.1 3.0- 8.5 485 94.9 91.5-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 40 26.7 18.1-37.6 121 73.3 62.4-81.9
$15,000- 24,999 275 35 10.6 7.1-15.5 240 89.4 84.5-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 309 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 585 156 25.4 21.0-30.3 429 74.6 69.7-79.0
No 1,075 *** *** *** 1,075 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 350 33 8.2 5.5-12.1 317 91.8 87.9-94.5
Non-Veteran 1,312 123 8.4 6.6-10.5 1,189 91.6 89.5-93.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 386 35 9.2 6.2-13.3 351 90.8 86.7-93.8
Rural 1,179 114 8.0 6.2-10.1 1,065 92.0 89.9-93.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 810 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 486 55 12.2 8.8-16.6 431 87.8 83.4-91.2
Unable to Work 194 74 39.1 30.3-48.6 120 60.9 51.4-69.7
Other not in Labor Force 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 135 22 10.3 6.3-16.4 113 89.7 83.6-93.7
101% to 150% 252 41 12.8 8.8-18.3 211 87.2 81.7-91.2
151% to 200% 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 755 32 4.5 2.9- 6.9 723 95.5 93.1-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 530 66 10.0 7.2-13.7 464 90.0 86.3-92.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 820 67 8.0 5.9-10.7 753 92.0 89.3-94.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 313 23 7.0 4.2-11.3 290 93.0 88.7-95.8

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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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