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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 895 665 73.7 70.2-76.9 114 13.1 10.8-15.9 58 6.6 5.0- 8.6 47 5.6 4.0- 7.8 11 1.0 0.5- 1.9
GENDER
Male 385 266 69.2 63.7-74.1 53 13.8 10.4-18.1 29 7.2 4.8-10.5 27 8.0 5.2-12.1 *** *** ***
Female 510 399 77.9 73.4-81.8 61 12.4 9.4-16.3 29 6.0 4.0- 8.8 20 3.5 2.1- 5.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 529 400 74.7 70.1-78.7 66 12.9 9.9-16.6 34 6.5 4.5- 9.3 27 5.5 3.5- 8.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 216 176 79.4 72.1-85.1 27 13.4 9.0-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 135 83 63.3 54.2-71.7 20 14.5 9.1-22.2 15 11.5 6.8-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 369 244 68.4 62.9-73.5 66 16.8 13.0-21.5 34 8.3 5.7-11.8 18 5.2 3.1- 8.7 *** *** ***
44-64 313 240 75.0 69.0-80.1 35 11.2 7.8-15.8 16 5.7 3.4- 9.3 19 7.1 4.1-11.9 *** *** ***
65+ 199 171 85.6 79.0-90.5 12 7.2 3.8-13.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 310 220 70.1 64.0-75.6 39 12.9 9.3-17.8 23 7.3 4.7-11.1 19 7.3 4.3-12.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 581 441 75.6 71.3-79.4 75 13.3 10.4-16.9 35 6.2 4.3- 8.9 28 4.7 3.0- 7.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 356 257 72.4 66.6-77.5 44 11.9 8.5-16.5 24 7.6 5.0-11.6 24 6.4 3.9-10.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 351 274 77.5 72.3-81.9 44 12.8 9.4-17.2 19 5.2 3.3- 8.3 13 4.2 2.3- 7.5 *** *** ***

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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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