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

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,614 5,020 73.5 72.1-74.8 769 12.6 11.6-13.6 419 7.3 6.6- 8.1 345 5.6 5.0- 6.4 61 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Region 1 & 2 996 755 71.8 67.8-75.5 124 14.9 12.0-18.3 53 6.3 4.5- 8.8 55 6.4 4.6- 8.8 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3
GENDER
Male 436 317 68.7 62.6-74.1 54 15.2 11.0-20.6 28 7.0 4.5-10.8 31 8.2 5.4-12.2 *** *** ***
Female 560 438 74.7 69.2-79.5 70 14.6 10.8-19.4 25 5.6 3.3- 9.3 24 4.8 2.9- 7.9 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 842 658 73.4 69.1-77.3 99 14.5 11.4-18.2 37 5.3 3.5- 8.0 45 6.6 4.6- 9.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 12.7 6.5-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 258 132 52.0 44.4-59.6 59 24.0 17.9-31.4 32 11.7 7.7-17.4 31 11.4 7.5-16.9 *** *** ***
44-64 360 284 80.4 74.9-84.9 40 10.2 7.1-14.6 13 3.4 1.6- 6.8 20 5.4 3.2- 8.8 *** *** ***
65+ 368 331 90.0 85.0-93.5 24 7.6 4.4-12.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 385 276 67.2 60.5-73.3 49 16.9 12.0-23.3 22 6.3 3.8-10.3 32 8.6 5.7-12.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 609 477 75.4 70.5-79.8 75 13.3 10.2-17.2 31 6.3 4.0- 9.8 23 4.7 2.7- 7.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 502 366 69.9 64.2-75.0 66 15.0 11.1-20.0 29 6.7 4.3-10.2 35 7.7 5.1-11.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 302 236 75.5 68.5-81.3 36 12.9 8.8-18.6 16 5.7 3.0-10.5 12 5.4 2.7-10.8 *** *** ***

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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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