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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

Health Literacy

How difficult is it for you to get advice or information about health or medical topics if you need it? Would you say it is

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  Total
Respond.^
Very easy Somewhat easy Somewhat difficult Very difficult I don't look for health information
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,487 4,078 72.9 71.4-74.4 917 17.5 16.2-18.8 161 3.2 2.6- 3.9 76 1.4 1.0- 1.9 255 5.0 4.3- 5.8
Region 4 820 607 72.4 68.7-75.9 135 17.3 14.5-20.5 27 3.4 2.3- 5.2 12 1.9 0.9- 3.6 39 5.0 3.5- 7.1
GENDER
Male 380 278 71.4 65.8-76.4 60 16.9 13.0-21.7 16 3.8 2.2- 6.4 *** *** *** 22 6.2 3.9- 9.8
Female 440 329 73.3 68.2-77.9 75 17.6 13.8-22.2 11 3.2 1.7- 5.9 *** *** *** 17 3.9 2.3- 6.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 543 408 73.6 69.1-77.8 86 16.9 13.5-20.9 19 3.2 2.0- 5.3 *** *** *** 22 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Non-Hispanic Black 158 124 76.5 68.0-83.2 22 14.9 9.7-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 110 *** *** *** 26 24.1 16.0-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 276 198 70.5 63.9-76.3 46 18.5 13.7-24.6 13 3.9 2.2- 6.9 *** *** *** 16 5.5 3.2- 9.1
45-64 307 234 74.8 68.9-79.8 49 15.8 11.8-20.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 4.7 2.5- 8.5
65+ 229 169 72.1 64.7-78.5 38 16.9 12.0-23.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 4.9 2.4- 9.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 302 174 56.3 49.8-62.6 78 26.6 21.3-32.7 14 5.2 3.0- 8.8 11 4.3 2.2- 8.6 25 7.6 4.9-11.7
Some College + 513 429 83.9 80.0-87.2 57 10.9 8.2-14.4 13 2.3 1.2- 4.2 *** *** *** 13 2.8 1.6- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 216 59.5 53.4-65.3 83 25.3 20.3-31.1 16 4.8 2.8- 7.9 *** *** *** 26 7.2 4.7-10.9
$50,000+ 332 286 83.9 78.8-88.0 34 11.8 8.3-16.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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