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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 896 21 1.9 1.0- 3.7 875 98.1 96.3-99.0
Region 3 488 *** *** *** 479 98.5 97.0-99.2
Region 4 782 12 1.8 0.9- 3.4 770 98.2 96.6-99.1
Region 5 565 *** *** *** 558 98.8 97.2-99.5
Region 6 443 12 2.0 1.1- 3.7 431 98.0 96.3-98.9
Region 7 645 *** *** *** 636 98.8 97.5-99.4
Region 8 471 11 2.3 1.1- 4.5 460 97.7 95.5-98.9
Region 9 421 *** *** *** 417 98.9 95.8-99.7
Region 10 514 13 2.1 1.2- 3.8 501 97.9 96.2-98.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,897 42 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,855 97.8 96.9-98.5
Piedmont 2,291 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,259 98.6 97.9-99.1
Western NC 1,037 24 1.9 1.0- 3.4 1,013 98.1 96.6-99.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 798 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5 779 98.5 97.5-99.1
Northwest 774 15 2.1 1.2- 3.8 759 97.9 96.2-98.8
Charlotte 607 *** *** *** 599 98.5 96.5-99.4
Greensboro 440 *** *** *** 433 98.4 96.3-99.3
Southern Regional 504 14 2.5 1.3- 4.7 490 97.5 95.3-98.7
Southeast 287 *** *** *** 280 97.8 95.4-99.0
Wake 704 *** *** *** 698 99.5 98.8-99.8
Area L & Eastern 1,111 22 2.1 1.3- 3.6 1,089 97.9 96.4-98.7

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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