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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,459 5,031 74.6 73.2-76.0 600 10.6 9.7-11.7 402 7.3 6.5- 8.1 377 6.5 5.8- 7.3 49 1.0 0.7- 1.4
Region 5 694 533 75.0 70.9-78.6 67 10.4 7.9-13.6 45 7.3 5.3- 9.9 46 7.0 5.1- 9.6 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 337 248 72.2 66.2-77.5 37 11.9 8.3-16.8 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 33 11.4 7.8-16.4 *** *** ***
Female 357 285 77.4 71.7-82.2 30 9.1 6.0-13.8 27 9.9 6.7-14.5 13 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 434 343 78.0 73.2-82.1 41 10.1 7.3-13.7 23 5.4 3.4- 8.5 26 6.2 4.1- 9.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 160 128 77.1 68.5-83.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 8.9 4.8-15.9 *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 13.6 7.1-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 259 157 63.5 56.7-69.9 41 15.8 11.2-21.9 32 11.1 7.6-15.9 27 9.1 6.0-13.7 *** *** ***
45-64 231 189 79.0 72.1-84.6 15 6.7 3.8-11.4 *** *** *** 16 7.6 4.4-12.9 *** *** ***
65+ 191 176 93.1 88.5-95.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 169 74.8 67.2-81.1 19 9.4 5.2-16.3 15 6.9 4.0-11.7 16 8.4 4.9-13.9 *** *** ***
Some College + 473 364 75.1 70.3-79.4 48 11.0 8.2-14.7 30 7.5 5.0-11.0 30 6.2 4.1- 9.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 221 72.4 65.9-78.2 25 10.0 6.2-15.7 22 6.4 4.0-10.1 30 10.9 7.3-16.0 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 275 221 78.1 72.1-83.2 25 9.3 6.2-13.7 16 7.7 4.6-12.6 12 4.4 2.5- 7.9 *** *** ***

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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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