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 4,719 4,088 85.5 84.1-86.7 631 14.5 13.3-15.9
-Eastern NC 1,701 1,450 84.2 81.8-86.3 251 15.8 13.7-18.2
GENDER
Male 788 641 80.6 76.8-83.9 147 19.4 16.1-23.2
Female 913 809 87.6 84.5-90.1 104 12.4 9.9-15.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,056 957 89.5 86.9-91.6 99 10.5 8.4-13.1
Non-Hispanic Black 408 347 83.3 77.4-88.0 61 16.7 12.0-22.6
Other 239 148 58.9 50.7-66.7 91 41.1 33.3-49.3
AGE
18-34 339 261 78.7 73.5-83.2 78 21.3 16.8-26.5
35-44 223 168 79.8 73.5-84.9 55 20.2 15.1-26.5
45-54 280 220 80.8 74.4-86.0 60 19.2 14.0-25.6
55-64 308 261 81.7 74.1-87.5 47 18.3 12.5-25.9
65-74 321 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 120 64.5 55.9-72.2 73 35.5 27.8-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 487 391 80.2 75.1-84.4 96 19.8 15.6-24.9
Some Post-H.S. 502 447 88.7 84.6-91.8 55 11.3 8.2-15.4
College Graduate 519 493 95.0 92.2-96.8 26 5.0 3.2- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 130 72.7 63.7-80.3 48 27.3 19.7-36.3
$15,000- 24,999 280 207 70.3 63.0-76.6 73 29.7 23.4-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 174 145 80.1 71.0-86.9 29 19.9 13.1-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 212 195 88.5 81.7-92.9 17 11.5 7.1-18.3
$50,000- 74,999 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 311 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 588 502 84.1 79.3-87.9 86 15.9 12.1-20.7
No 1,074 920 84.9 82.1-87.4 154 15.1 12.6-17.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 353 335 95.1 91.6-97.2 18 4.9 2.8- 8.4
Non-Veteran 1,346 1,116 81.6 78.7-84.2 230 18.4 15.8-21.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 103 87 82.8 72.9-89.5 16 17.2 10.5-27.1
Regional City or Suburban County 397 350 87.4 83.1-90.8 47 12.6 9.2-16.9
Rural 1,203 1,015 83.0 79.8-85.7 188 17.0 14.3-20.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 831 669 81.4 77.9-84.5 162 18.6 15.5-22.1
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 494 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 198 177 91.1 85.2-94.8 21 8.9 5.2-14.8
Other not in Labor Force 97 72 76.1 65.3-84.4 25 23.9 15.6-34.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 80 60.6 50.8-69.7 58 39.4 30.3-49.2
101% to 150% 258 214 77.9 70.5-83.9 44 22.1 16.1-29.5
151% to 200% 141 124 88.7 81.1-93.5 17 11.3 6.5-18.9
More than 200% 760 722 94.2 91.5-96.0 38 5.8 4.0- 8.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 543 446 77.8 71.9-82.8 97 22.2 17.2-28.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 837 724 86.3 83.3-88.9 113 13.7 11.1-16.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 323 282 87.0 82.3-90.6 41 13.0 9.4-17.7

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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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