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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 Demographics

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
Region 5 565 *** *** *** 558 98.8 97.2-99.5
GENDER
Male 276 *** *** *** 274 99.0 95.6-99.8
Female 289 *** *** *** 284 98.5 96.3-99.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 353 *** *** *** 347 98.3 95.9-99.3
Non-Hispanic Black 137 *** *** *** 136 99.1 94.1-99.9
Other 73 *** *** *** 73 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 201 *** *** *** 199 98.7 94.8-99.7
45-64 186 *** *** *** 182 98.3 95.2-99.4
65+ 167 *** *** *** 166 99.5 96.8-99.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 *** *** *** 175 98.4 93.7-99.6
Some College + 388 *** *** *** 383 98.9 97.3-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 *** *** *** 235 99.1 97.1-99.7
$50,000+ 227 *** *** *** 224 98.4 94.3-99.5

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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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