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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
Region 5 689 29 4.2 2.5- 6.9 660 95.8 93.1-97.5
GENDER
Male 333 16 5.1 2.8- 9.2 317 94.9 90.8-97.2
Female 356 13 3.4 1.5- 7.7 343 96.6 92.3-98.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 433 13 2.1 1.1- 3.8 420 97.9 96.2-98.9
Non-Hispanic Black 158 *** *** *** 148 93.1 85.9-96.8
Other 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 259 *** *** *** 252 96.4 90.9-98.6
45-64 226 *** *** *** 217 96.6 92.2-98.6
65+ 191 12 7.0 3.4-14.0 179 93.0 86.0-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 16 8.8 4.7-15.8 200 91.2 84.2-95.3
Some College + 473 13 1.6 0.9- 2.9 460 98.4 97.1-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 22 8.1 4.6-13.9 278 91.9 86.1-95.4
$50,000+ 271 *** *** *** 268 99.4 97.7-99.8

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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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