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

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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 6,459 5,031 74.6 73.2-76.0 600 10.6 9.7-11.7 402 7.3 6.5- 8.1 377 6.5 5.8- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Regions 1 & 2 1,049 823 75.4 71.5-79.0 95 9.7 7.5-12.5 64 7.9 5.8-10.7 64 6.8 4.7- 9.6 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 457 343 70.9 64.6-76.4 46 9.1 6.4-12.8 35 10.3 6.9-15.0 32 9.7 6.0-15.3 *** *** ***
Female 592 480 79.6 74.6-83.9 49 10.3 7.1-14.6 29 5.7 3.5- 9.3 32 4.1 2.7- 6.3 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 907 715 75.1 70.8-79.0 80 9.8 7.4-12.9 56 8.5 6.1-11.6 55 6.6 4.5- 9.8 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 95 *** *** *** 13 15.6 8.1-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 271 169 60.9 52.8-68.5 43 14.4 9.8-20.7 28 12.6 8.2-18.8 29 11.7 7.1-18.7 *** *** ***
45-64 374 290 78.0 72.3-82.9 32 8.6 5.7-12.7 27 7.5 4.5-12.3 23 5.4 3.3- 8.7 *** *** ***
65+ 389 349 90.9 86.9-93.7 20 5.2 3.0- 8.7 *** *** *** 11 1.7 0.8- 3.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 425 321 71.2 64.5-77.0 43 11.0 7.5-15.9 29 9.0 5.7-13.9 28 8.3 4.8-13.9 *** *** ***
Some College + 625 502 79.1 74.6-83.0 52 8.6 6.1-11.9 35 6.9 4.6-10.3 36 5.4 3.6- 8.1 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 533 408 73.4 67.7-78.5 43 7.5 5.2-10.8 42 10.7 7.3-15.4 38 8.1 5.2-12.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 326 270 81.5 74.6-86.8 27 8.1 5.2-12.4 11 3.3 1.6- 6.7 18 7.1 3.5-14.1 *** *** ***

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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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