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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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
Region 4 726 289 36.9 33.1-40.9 48 6.5 4.7- 8.9 *** *** *** 379 54.8 50.7-58.8
GENDER
Male 338 111 31.1 25.9-36.8 26 7.6 5.0-11.6 *** *** *** 195 58.4 52.4-64.2
Female 388 178 42.0 36.6-47.6 22 5.5 3.4- 8.7 *** *** *** 184 51.6 46.0-57.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 477 185 35.4 30.8-40.3 30 6.1 4.0- 9.2 *** *** *** 259 57.5 52.4-62.4
Non-Hispanic Black 144 66 43.5 34.8-52.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 44.7 35.8-53.9
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 243 83 31.1 25.2-37.7 20 8.5 5.3-13.6 *** *** *** 133 56.7 49.7-63.6
45-64 267 101 37.7 31.5-44.3 12 4.2 2.3- 7.7 *** *** *** 151 57.2 50.6-63.5
65+ 209 102 45.4 37.9-53.0 15 6.6 3.8-11.2 *** *** *** 92 48.1 40.4-55.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 267 91 31.6 25.8-38.1 14 5.4 3.0- 9.6 *** *** *** 156 60.3 53.6-66.6
Some College + 455 197 41.1 36.2-46.3 33 7.2 4.9-10.5 *** *** *** 221 50.4 45.2-55.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 121 37.8 31.8-44.2 18 6.5 3.9-10.9 *** *** *** 157 53.5 47.1-59.9
$50,000+ 295 114 36.3 30.6-42.5 22 7.3 4.6-11.5 *** *** *** 155 54.1 47.8-60.3

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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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