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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 558 463 77.4 72.6-81.5 40 8.8 6.2-12.2 24 6.3 4.0- 9.8 28 6.7 4.4-10.1 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 250 189 69.3 61.7-75.9 24 10.6 6.8-16.0 14 8.0 4.4-14.2 21 11.0 6.8-17.2 *** *** ***
Female 308 274 85.2 79.4-89.6 16 7.0 4.1-11.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 311 258 76.7 70.0-82.2 23 9.6 6.1-14.8 14 5.8 3.2-10.1 15 7.5 4.3-13.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 162 139 79.8 70.1-87.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 213 153 66.2 58.2-73.4 23 12.3 7.9-18.5 15 9.4 5.3-16.0 19 10.4 6.3-16.7 *** *** ***
45-64 181 156 85.7 79.2-90.3 12 6.8 3.7-12.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 158 148 91.8 84.7-95.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 234 185 71.8 63.8-78.6 16 9.4 5.5-15.4 17 10.5 6.1-17.4 13 6.6 3.3-12.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 322 276 82.5 77.1-86.9 24 8.2 5.4-12.4 *** *** *** 15 6.9 4.1-11.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 291 236 73.7 66.4-79.9 23 10.5 6.7-16.0 13 7.0 3.6-13.0 18 8.0 4.6-13.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 157 132 79.8 71.3-86.3 14 9.5 5.4-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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