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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 6,548 1,258 16.5 15.5-17.6 5,290 83.5 82.4-84.5
Region 8 653 148 17.8 14.9-21.1 505 82.2 78.9-85.1
GENDER
Male 273 41 11.4 8.1-16.0 232 88.6 84.0-91.9
Female 380 107 24.1 19.7-29.2 273 75.9 70.8-80.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 431 92 16.7 13.3-20.7 339 83.3 79.3-86.7
Non-Hispanic Black 122 41 28.8 20.4-39.0 81 71.2 61.0-79.6
Other 90 15 12.1 7.0-20.1 75 87.9 79.9-93.0
AGE
18-44 209 14 4.7 2.7- 8.0 195 95.3 92.0-97.3
44-64 240 63 25.1 19.3-31.8 177 74.9 68.2-80.7
65+ 194 68 35.6 28.2-43.7 126 64.4 56.3-71.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 277 81 22.7 17.9-28.4 196 77.3 71.6-82.1
Some College + 374 67 13.4 10.3-17.3 307 86.6 82.7-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 311 89 23.1 18.4-28.5 222 76.9 71.5-81.6
$50,000+ 207 22 7.5 4.7-11.8 185 92.5 88.2-95.3

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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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