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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 513 398 74.6 69.9-78.8 48 10.4 7.7-13.9 31 6.9 4.8- 9.9 29 5.9 3.9- 8.9 7 2.2 0.9- 5.1
GENDER
Male 223 165 71.7 64.2-78.2 20 8.8 5.4-13.9 14 7.5 4.3-12.7 19 8.9 5.3-14.6 *** *** ***
Female 290 233 77.2 71.1-82.4 28 11.9 8.1-17.3 17 6.4 3.9-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 281 223 76.9 70.8-82.1 23 10.1 6.5-15.2 15 6.1 3.6-10.1 18 6.0 3.6- 9.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 151 123 77.5 68.2-84.6 15 11.6 6.8-19.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 14.0 7.5-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 187 125 65.2 57.1-72.4 24 13.6 9.0-19.9 22 10.8 7.0-16.3 12 7.0 3.8-12.7 *** *** ***
44-64 197 150 76.3 69.2-82.2 21 10.6 6.7-16.5 *** *** *** 15 7.2 4.2-12.0 *** *** ***
65+ 122 116 94.8 88.1-97.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 215 162 74.1 66.9-80.2 20 9.7 6.0-15.1 14 7.5 4.3-12.5 14 6.0 3.3-10.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 297 236 75.9 69.6-81.3 28 11.1 7.5-16.3 17 6.6 3.9-10.8 15 6.0 3.4-10.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 176 70.3 63.0-76.6 25 12.3 8.1-18.2 16 8.1 4.9-13.1 16 6.6 3.8-11.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 162 133 82.6 75.1-88.1 13 6.9 3.8-12.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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