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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,564 352 5.0 4.4- 5.6 6,212 95.0 94.4-95.6
Region 1 & 2 998 62 5.9 4.2- 8.3 936 94.1 91.7-95.8
GENDER
Male 434 27 6.2 3.7-10.1 407 93.8 89.9-96.3
Female 564 35 5.8 3.7- 8.9 529 94.2 91.1-96.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 843 49 6.0 4.1- 8.7 794 94.0 91.3-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** 92 95.8 89.4-98.4
AGE
18-44 256 *** *** *** 246 95.5 90.4-98.0
44-64 358 25 5.5 3.4- 8.8 333 94.5 91.2-96.6
65+ 373 25 8.3 4.9-13.7 348 91.7 86.3-95.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 386 36 8.9 5.7-13.8 350 91.1 86.2-94.3
Some College + 609 26 3.5 2.3- 5.5 583 96.5 94.5-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 505 42 7.2 4.9-10.6 463 92.8 89.4-95.1
$50,000+ 301 *** *** *** 295 98.7 96.6-99.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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