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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 923 724 75.9 71.8-79.5 93 10.9 8.4-14.0 49 6.9 4.8- 9.7 50 5.9 4.0- 8.5 7 0.5 0.2- 1.2
GENDER
Male 386 272 68.0 61.3-74.0 40 11.3 7.6-16.4 30 9.3 5.9-14.4 38 10.5 6.8-15.7 *** *** ***
Female 537 452 83.4 78.6-87.2 53 10.4 7.4-14.5 19 4.6 2.5- 8.1 12 1.5 0.8- 3.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 597 466 75.5 70.4-80.0 58 10.2 7.3-14.1 35 7.2 4.7-10.8 33 6.5 4.1-10.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 253 206 76.9 68.5-83.6 25 11.8 7.3-18.4 11 6.5 3.0-13.8 11 4.8 2.1-10.9 *** *** ***
Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 235 155 64.5 56.5-71.7 42 16.6 11.6-23.2 21 10.7 6.5-17.0 14 7.7 4.2-13.7 *** *** ***
44-64 378 292 79.7 74.8-83.9 35 8.0 5.5-11.5 18 5.0 3.0- 8.1 30 6.4 4.2- 9.8 *** *** ***
65+ 300 268 92.3 88.9-94.8 16 4.1 2.4- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 395 303 72.6 65.9-78.3 38 10.1 6.7-15.0 25 8.4 5.1-13.5 26 8.5 5.1-13.6 *** *** ***
Some College + 523 418 79.0 73.8-83.4 55 11.6 8.3-16.0 23 5.3 3.2- 8.9 23 3.5 2.0- 6.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 439 328 73.5 67.4-78.8 48 11.0 7.6-15.7 28 7.8 4.8-12.4 30 6.9 4.2-11.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 290 239 82.3 75.5-87.4 27 9.6 5.8-15.6 12 4.8 2.4- 9.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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