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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 653 37 5.8 4.1- 8.2 616 94.2 91.8-95.9
GENDER
Male 273 15 5.2 3.0- 8.8 258 94.8 91.2-97.0
Female 380 22 6.5 4.1-10.1 358 93.5 89.9-95.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 431 20 5.2 3.3- 8.3 411 94.8 91.7-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 122 12 9.4 5.2-16.4 110 90.6 83.6-94.8
Other 90 *** *** *** 86 97.1 91.7-99.0
AGE
18-44 209 *** *** *** 202 97.1 93.8-98.7
44-64 240 19 8.8 5.4-14.1 221 91.2 85.9-94.6
65+ 194 11 8.3 4.4-15.0 183 91.7 85.0-95.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 277 22 7.9 5.1-12.3 255 92.1 87.7-94.9
Some College + 374 15 4.0 2.3- 6.7 359 96.0 93.3-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 311 27 8.8 5.8-13.0 284 91.2 87.0-94.2
$50,000+ 207 *** *** *** 204 98.7 95.9-99.6

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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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