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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 673 500 73.8 69.7-77.5 113 17.8 14.6-21.6 29 3.6 2.4- 5.5 *** *** *** 25 4.0 2.6- 6.0
GENDER
Male 278 203 73.7 67.2-79.3 45 16.9 12.1-23.0 13 3.7 2.1- 6.5 *** *** *** 16 5.7 3.3- 9.5
Female 395 297 73.9 68.5-78.6 68 18.7 14.5-23.6 16 3.6 2.0- 6.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 407 319 76.6 71.4-81.2 63 16.6 12.7-21.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Non-Hispanic Black 172 130 75.3 66.4-82.4 28 17.8 11.5-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 88 *** *** *** 19 23.1 14.5-34.6 11 9.9 5.2-18.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 226 160 72.2 65.0-78.3 46 20.8 15.3-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 261 196 72.6 65.8-78.4 38 16.7 11.9-23.0 16 5.5 3.1- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 178 138 79.5 72.2-85.2 28 14.0 9.2-20.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 141 62.6 54.9-69.8 49 22.7 16.6-30.2 16 5.3 3.1- 8.9 *** *** *** 18 8.2 5.0-13.0
Some College + 443 359 80.5 75.9-84.4 63 14.8 11.4-19.1 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 278 179 63.9 56.8-70.4 59 23.0 17.3-29.9 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 *** *** *** 17 6.6 4.0-10.7
$50,000+ 279 232 81.4 75.7-86.1 38 14.7 10.6-20.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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