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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

Health Literacy

How difficult is it for you to get advice or information about health or medical topics if you need it? Would you say it is

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  Total
Respond.^
Very easy Somewhat easy Somewhat difficult Very difficult I don't look for health information
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,487 4,078 72.9 71.4-74.4 917 17.5 16.2-18.8 161 3.2 2.6- 3.9 76 1.4 1.0- 1.9 255 5.0 4.3- 5.8
Region 10 545 410 73.4 68.7-77.7 86 15.3 12.2-19.1 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 *** *** *** 29 7.0 4.6-10.5
GENDER
Male 260 188 69.7 62.4-76.0 47 19.2 14.1-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 7.4 4.1-13.0
Female 285 222 76.8 70.5-82.1 39 11.8 8.4-16.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 6.7 3.8-11.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 352 275 76.3 70.6-81.2 53 14.8 11.1-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 6.5 3.7-11.4
Non-Hispanic Black 140 99 69.6 59.9-77.9 26 16.8 10.7-25.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 164 122 73.8 65.5-80.7 24 13.8 9.0-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 10.1 5.8-17.3
45-64 212 168 76.8 69.1-83.1 29 13.0 8.8-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 165 117 67.8 58.6-75.7 32 21.1 14.8-29.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 146 66.4 58.5-73.5 36 14.8 10.4-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 11.1 6.6-17.9
Some College + 331 262 78.8 73.1-83.6 50 15.8 11.6-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 3.8 2.0- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 283 197 67.9 61.0-74.0 55 18.3 13.7-24.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 8.4 5.1-13.6
$50,000+ 176 155 86.8 79.2-91.9 14 7.7 4.4-13.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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