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

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
Regions 1 & 2 845 353 38.5 34.0-43.2 46 4.7 3.2- 6.9 12 2.1 0.9- 4.5 434 54.7 50.0-59.4
GENDER
Male 370 142 32.0 26.3-38.3 15 2.7 1.4- 5.1 *** *** *** 206 62.8 56.2-68.9
Female 475 211 44.5 38.1-51.1 31 6.6 4.1-10.4 *** *** *** 228 47.3 40.9-53.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 729 310 37.9 33.1-42.9 38 4.5 2.9- 7.0 *** *** *** 375 55.8 50.8-60.8
Non-Hispanic Black 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 211 69 33.5 25.0-43.3 17 6.1 3.1-11.6 *** *** *** 118 56.3 46.8-65.4
45-64 305 119 37.8 31.1-45.0 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 *** *** *** 170 57.4 50.1-64.3
65+ 319 162 46.3 39.5-53.2 16 4.4 2.4- 7.8 *** *** *** 139 48.9 42.0-55.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 351 136 36.5 29.4-44.3 15 4.8 2.5- 9.3 *** *** *** 193 55.3 47.6-62.7
Some College + 495 217 40.2 34.8-45.9 31 4.5 3.0- 6.8 *** *** *** 242 54.3 48.6-59.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 437 171 38.1 31.7-45.0 26 4.2 2.7- 6.5 *** *** *** 232 55.2 48.4-61.8
$50,000+ 260 112 36.6 29.4-44.4 14 6.2 2.9-12.6 *** *** *** 133 56.7 48.6-64.5

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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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