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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 810 41 4.8 3.4- 6.7 769 95.2 93.3-96.6
GENDER
Male 347 19 4.9 3.0- 7.9 328 95.1 92.1-97.0
Female 463 22 4.7 3.0- 7.4 441 95.3 92.6-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 489 23 4.5 2.9- 7.0 466 95.5 93.0-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 185 14 6.4 3.6-11.3 171 93.6 88.7-96.4
Other 120 *** *** *** 117 97.3 91.1-99.2
AGE
18-44 307 *** *** *** 300 98.1 96.0-99.1
44-64 282 16 6.7 3.9-11.2 266 93.3 88.8-96.1
65+ 207 18 9.2 5.6-14.8 189 90.8 85.2-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 285 18 6.0 3.6- 9.7 267 94.0 90.3-96.4
Some College + 519 22 3.8 2.4- 6.0 497 96.2 94.0-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 346 28 8.2 5.5-12.0 318 91.8 88.0-94.5
$50,000+ 298 *** *** *** 292 98.2 95.8-99.3

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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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