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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 660 512 72.1 67.6-76.2 57 10.4 7.8-13.8 50 8.3 6.1-11.1 38 8.7 6.1-12.2 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2
GENDER
Male 275 203 68.5 61.5-74.8 24 10.3 6.5-15.9 25 9.7 6.3-14.6 21 10.5 6.7-16.3 *** *** ***
Female 385 309 75.6 69.8-80.6 33 10.5 7.3-15.0 25 6.9 4.5-10.5 17 6.9 4.0-11.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 436 347 75.3 69.9-79.9 41 11.4 8.2-15.7 27 6.5 4.3- 9.6 20 6.3 3.8-10.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 126 111 83.8 72.7-90.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 16.7 9.5-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 214 136 59.7 52.1-66.8 31 15.6 10.8-22.0 23 10.5 6.8-15.9 22 13.2 8.6-19.7 *** *** ***
44-64 242 187 76.1 69.3-81.8 19 8.2 5.1-13.0 22 8.6 5.5-13.3 14 7.1 3.8-12.8 *** *** ***
65+ 193 180 93.7 88.2-96.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 277 210 71.8 64.9-77.8 25 9.4 6.0-14.6 23 8.6 5.4-13.3 18 9.9 6.1-15.8 *** *** ***
Some College + 381 302 73.0 66.9-78.3 32 11.4 7.8-16.3 26 7.7 5.1-11.6 19 7.2 4.3-11.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 315 237 67.9 61.2-74.0 21 8.0 4.8-12.9 32 12.0 8.3-17.1 23 11.1 7.2-16.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 208 171 77.9 69.9-84.3 21 13.6 8.5-21.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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