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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,207 910 74.1 71.1-76.8 154 13.3 11.2-15.8 74 6.6 5.2- 8.4 58 4.6 3.5- 6.1 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
GENDER
Male 506 352 69.5 64.9-73.9 72 14.0 11.0-17.7 36 7.2 5.1-10.1 38 6.8 4.8- 9.6 *** *** ***
Female 701 558 78.2 74.2-81.7 82 12.7 9.9-16.2 38 6.1 4.3- 8.6 20 2.6 1.6- 4.1 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 794 603 75.1 71.4-78.5 100 13.7 11.0-16.9 45 6.2 4.5- 8.4 45 5.0 3.6- 6.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 237 204 84.7 78.6-89.3 19 7.6 4.7-12.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 152 92 58.6 49.6-67.2 27 16.4 10.9-23.8 20 13.8 8.7-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 410 271 67.5 62.3-72.3 75 17.1 13.4-21.6 36 8.4 6.0-11.7 22 5.0 3.2- 7.7 *** *** ***
44-64 479 353 74.0 69.5-78.1 57 12.0 9.2-15.6 31 6.6 4.5- 9.5 34 6.3 4.4- 8.9 *** *** ***
65+ 301 273 91.9 88.1-94.6 19 5.4 3.3- 8.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 434 327 73.2 67.9-77.9 55 13.2 9.7-17.6 24 6.5 4.3- 9.9 18 4.0 2.4- 6.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 766 577 74.5 70.9-77.9 98 13.4 10.9-16.4 50 6.7 5.0- 9.0 40 5.1 3.6- 7.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 518 385 72.6 67.9-76.9 61 12.6 9.6-16.4 37 7.9 5.6-11.2 25 4.1 2.6- 6.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 429 317 73.3 68.4-77.8 60 13.9 10.7-17.9 28 7.1 4.8-10.4 24 5.6 3.7- 8.5 *** *** ***

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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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