2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,581 1,916 56.2 54.1-58.2 1,665 43.8 41.8-45.9
-Eastern NC 1,324 699 55.1 51.6-58.5 625 44.9 41.5-48.4
GENDER
Male 585 290 51.2 45.9-56.5 295 48.8 43.5-54.1
Female 739 409 58.4 53.8-62.9 330 41.6 37.1-46.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 802 428 56.7 52.4-60.9 374 43.3 39.1-47.6
Non-Hispanic Black 331 193 56.2 48.8-63.4 138 43.8 36.6-51.2
Other 191 78 44.0 34.4-54.2 113 56.0 45.8-65.6
AGE
18-34 202 112 57.8 49.6-65.7 90 42.2 34.3-50.4
35-44 173 106 65.1 56.5-72.8 67 34.9 27.2-43.5
45-54 242 153 71.4 64.3-77.6 89 28.6 22.4-35.7
55-64 251 135 52.1 43.9-60.3 116 47.9 39.7-56.1
65-74 267 123 41.8 34.6-49.4 144 58.2 50.6-65.4
75+ 171 62 31.0 23.3-40.0 109 69.0 60.0-76.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 171 62 36.2 27.7-45.7 109 63.8 54.3-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 146 48.7 41.7-55.6 201 51.3 44.4-58.3
Some Post-H.S. 411 214 55.9 49.8-61.8 197 44.1 38.2-50.2
College Graduate 393 276 75.2 70.0-79.8 117 24.8 20.2-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 231 75 32.2 25.3-40.1 156 67.8 59.9-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 161 87 51.8 42.2-61.3 74 48.2 38.7-57.8
$50,000- 74,999 175 116 71.8 61.8-80.1 59 28.2 19.9-38.2
$75,000+ 239 182 79.4 72.8-84.8 57 20.6 15.2-27.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 498 233 50.3 44.3-56.2 265 49.7 43.8-55.7
No 824 465 57.8 53.4-62.0 359 42.2 38.0-46.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 130 55.6 47.0-63.9 105 44.4 36.1-53.0
Non-Veteran 1,088 569 55.0 51.2-58.8 519 45.0 41.2-48.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 264 156 57.8 50.2-65.1 108 42.2 34.9-49.8
Rural 977 496 53.8 49.6-57.9 481 46.2 42.1-50.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 618 370 62.8 57.8-67.6 248 37.2 32.4-42.2
Unemployed 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 413 191 41.7 35.9-47.7 222 58.3 52.3-64.1
Unable to Work 171 85 56.5 46.6-65.9 86 43.5 34.1-53.4
Other not in Labor Force 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 40 32.9 23.6-43.7 71 67.1 56.3-76.4
101% to 150% 214 77 36.4 28.9-44.6 137 63.6 55.4-71.1
151% to 200% 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 589 392 68.4 63.4-73.1 197 31.6 26.9-36.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 457 216 47.9 41.5-54.3 241 52.1 45.7-58.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 618 348 58.1 53.1-63.0 270 41.9 37.0-46.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 249 135 57.5 50.2-64.5 114 42.5 35.5-49.8

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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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