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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 818 592 71.9 68.1-75.3 108 12.8 10.4-15.7 67 9.5 7.3-12.3 43 5.0 3.6- 6.9 8 0.8 0.4- 1.8
GENDER
Male 351 229 64.8 58.9-70.3 52 14.6 10.9-19.4 37 11.9 8.3-16.6 29 7.5 5.0-11.0 *** *** ***
Female 467 363 78.1 73.5-82.2 56 11.1 8.2-14.9 30 7.5 5.0-11.0 14 2.8 1.6- 4.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 495 360 70.7 65.9-75.1 64 12.6 9.7-16.3 38 10.1 7.2-14.0 28 5.6 3.8- 8.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 188 154 80.9 73.1-86.9 21 10.7 6.3-17.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 122 *** *** *** 23 18.7 11.9-28.1 20 15.2 9.2-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 311 182 61.0 54.7-67.1 50 15.4 11.3-20.7 49 16.0 11.9-21.3 25 6.5 4.2-10.0 *** *** ***
44-64 287 214 76.0 70.3-81.0 41 12.7 9.2-17.4 17 6.0 3.5- 9.9 13 4.4 2.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
65+ 208 185 89.1 83.7-92.9 16 7.2 4.2-11.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 288 206 71.1 64.6-76.9 36 12.4 8.6-17.7 21 8.5 5.2-13.7 21 6.8 4.3-10.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 526 383 72.3 67.7-76.4 72 13.1 10.2-16.8 46 10.3 7.6-13.8 21 3.7 2.3- 5.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 346 246 71.3 65.3-76.6 44 12.9 9.1-17.9 33 10.3 7.1-14.8 20 4.9 3.1- 7.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 300 222 73.0 66.8-78.3 41 12.7 9.3-17.3 23 9.8 6.2-15.1 12 3.9 2.1- 7.0 *** *** ***

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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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