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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,698 2,863 49.0 47.6-50.5 1,778 24.8 23.6-26.0 2,057 26.2 25.0-27.4
Region 3 610 235 45.4 40.4-50.5 157 23.9 20.1-28.3 218 30.7 26.6-35.1
GENDER
Male 271 124 53.5 46.1-60.7 62 20.8 15.6-27.3 85 25.7 20.3-31.9
Female 339 111 38.0 31.4-45.1 95 26.8 21.5-32.8 133 35.2 29.4-41.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 477 163 40.3 34.9-46.0 126 25.2 20.7-30.3 188 34.5 29.7-39.6
Non-Hispanic Black 73 *** *** *** 17 19.5 11.6-31.0 *** *** ***
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 183 124 70.7 62.4-77.8 39 20.1 14.1-27.7 20 9.3 5.6-14.9
44-64 233 81 34.3 27.8-41.5 69 28.2 22.0-35.5 83 37.5 30.5-44.9
65+ 188 28 13.9 9.3-20.2 47 24.6 18.1-32.4 113 61.6 53.3-69.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 86 42.2 34.7-50.0 59 21.7 16.3-28.3 103 36.1 29.5-43.3
Some College + 360 148 48.2 41.5-54.9 97 25.8 20.6-31.7 115 26.0 21.3-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 100 38.2 31.2-45.6 75 24.1 18.6-30.6 131 37.7 31.4-44.4
$50,000+ 192 94 57.6 49.3-65.5 49 21.6 15.9-28.7 49 20.8 15.3-27.5

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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