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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
Regions 1 & 2 895 21 1.9 1.0- 3.8 874 98.1 96.2-99.0
GENDER
Male 383 *** *** *** 377 98.2 93.0-99.6
Female 512 15 2.0 1.2- 3.5 497 98.0 96.5-98.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 776 17 1.7 0.7- 3.9 759 98.3 96.1-99.3
Non-Hispanic Black 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 79 *** *** *** 76 95.0 85.2-98.4
AGE
18-44 226 *** *** *** 223 98.3 90.6-99.7
45-64 322 12 2.7 1.5- 5.1 310 97.3 94.9-98.5
65+ 336 *** *** *** 330 98.7 97.0-99.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 369 12 1.5 0.8- 2.9 357 98.5 97.1-99.2
Some College + 527 *** *** *** 518 97.8 93.9-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 461 17 3.2 1.5- 7.1 444 96.8 92.9-98.5
$50,000+ 278 *** *** *** 276 99.6 98.3-99.9

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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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