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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
Regions 1 & 2 1,053 68 5.9 4.3- 7.9 985 94.1 92.1-95.7
GENDER
Male 458 26 6.1 3.8- 9.7 432 93.9 90.3-96.2
Female 595 42 5.6 3.8- 8.2 553 94.4 91.8-96.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 910 61 6.4 4.6- 8.7 849 93.6 91.3-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** 91 96.1 89.2-98.6
AGE
18-44 272 *** *** *** 262 96.1 92.1-98.1
45-64 373 31 8.4 5.6-12.5 342 91.6 87.5-94.4
65+ 391 27 5.9 3.5- 9.9 364 94.1 90.1-96.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 430 41 7.7 5.2-11.2 389 92.3 88.8-94.8
Some College + 624 27 4.2 2.6- 6.8 597 95.8 93.2-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 539 54 9.2 6.5-12.7 485 90.8 87.3-93.5
$50,000+ 325 *** *** *** 317 97.3 93.8-98.9

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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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