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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 526 177 32.1 27.7-36.8 39 7.3 5.1-10.2 12 2.5 1.3- 4.5 298 58.2 53.3-63.0
GENDER
Male 258 70 23.3 18.1-29.4 19 7.3 4.4-11.8 *** *** *** 163 67.0 60.2-73.1
Female 268 107 40.5 33.9-47.4 20 7.2 4.4-11.6 *** *** *** 135 49.9 42.9-56.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 328 114 31.1 25.9-36.8 23 7.4 4.7-11.3 *** *** *** 184 59.4 53.3-65.2
Non-Hispanic Black 125 46 39.7 30.2-50.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 67 51.0 41.1-60.8
Other 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 187 44 23.1 16.9-30.6 14 7.6 4.3-13.0 *** *** *** 120 65.2 57.1-72.5
45-64 171 61 34.6 27.3-42.7 13 7.6 4.2-13.3 *** *** *** 94 55.8 47.5-63.7
65+ 157 68 45.0 36.2-54.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 49.5 40.6-58.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 55 31.8 24.5-40.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 62.2 53.6-70.0
Some College + 361 122 32.2 26.9-38.0 36 9.7 6.8-13.6 *** *** *** 196 56.0 50.0-61.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 69 29.9 23.4-37.4 17 8.1 4.7-13.4 *** *** *** 126 57.9 50.3-65.2
$50,000+ 213 74 34.6 27.9-42.1 18 8.7 5.2-14.0 *** *** *** 118 55.4 47.9-62.7

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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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