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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

Health Literacy

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  Total
Respond.^
Very easy Somewhat easy Somewhat difficult Very difficult
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,514 3,578 63.7 62.1-65.3 1,552 28.8 27.3-30.3 319 6.3 5.5- 7.2 65 1.2 0.8- 1.6
Region 10 549 368 65.1 60.2-69.7 139 25.6 21.6-30.1 38 8.5 5.8-12.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 263 168 58.7 51.3-65.7 75 30.9 24.7-38.0 18 9.7 5.5-16.6 *** *** ***
Female 286 200 70.9 64.5-76.6 64 20.8 15.9-26.7 20 7.3 4.5-11.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 352 245 68.5 62.4-74.0 80 22.3 17.7-27.7 26 9.0 5.6-14.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 141 87 61.5 51.7-70.4 43 29.5 21.5-39.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 167 111 65.4 56.8-73.1 45 27.1 20.3-35.2 11 7.5 3.8-14.4 *** *** ***
45-64 215 150 69.1 61.6-75.8 51 23.8 17.9-31.0 12 5.4 2.8-10.4 *** *** ***
65+ 163 104 58.4 49.0-67.2 42 25.9 19.0-34.3 15 14.6 8.2-24.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 129 58.3 50.3-65.8 63 28.8 22.4-36.1 20 11.2 6.7-18.1 *** *** ***
Some College + 331 237 70.5 64.2-76.0 76 23.3 18.3-29.0 18 6.3 3.6-10.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 284 179 60.9 53.9-67.5 82 29.1 23.3-35.8 19 8.4 5.0-13.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 176 135 77.4 69.4-83.8 32 16.1 11.2-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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