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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Health Literacy

How difficult is it for you to get advice or information about health or medical topics if you need it? Would you say it is

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  Total
Respond.^
Very easy Somewhat easy Somewhat difficult Very difficult I don't look for health information
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,487 4,078 72.9 71.4-74.4 917 17.5 16.2-18.8 161 3.2 2.6- 3.9 76 1.4 1.0- 1.9 255 5.0 4.3- 5.8
Region 6 471 343 70.9 65.8-75.6 78 16.6 13.0-21.1 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0 *** *** *** 32 8.5 5.9-12.3
GENDER
Male 199 141 67.3 59.2-74.5 35 18.1 12.6-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 11.2 6.9-17.6
Female 272 202 74.1 67.4-79.8 43 15.3 10.9-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 6.2 3.3-11.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 256 197 74.4 67.4-80.4 36 14.7 10.1-20.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 8.1 4.9-13.3
Non-Hispanic Black 147 103 72.7 64.0-80.0 28 15.5 10.4-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.0 4.7-16.6
Other 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 155 113 71.0 62.3-78.3 25 16.2 10.7-23.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.5 5.3-16.5
45-64 161 117 70.8 61.8-78.4 25 16.5 10.6-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 7.8 4.1-14.2
65+ 150 110 71.7 62.7-79.3 27 16.9 11.3-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 126 64.6 56.5-72.0 38 18.8 13.1-26.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 10.0 6.1-16.0
Some College + 271 216 76.6 69.9-82.2 39 14.6 10.3-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 7.3 4.0-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 180 69.0 61.8-75.4 45 16.9 12.1-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 8.7 5.2-14.2
$50,000+ 129 105 76.8 67.0-84.4 17 15.7 9.5-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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