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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 812 621 74.2 70.5-77.7 86 11.5 9.1-14.5 64 8.4 6.4-10.9 36 5.2 3.6- 7.4 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 350 238 65.1 59.0-70.7 46 15.0 10.9-20.3 37 11.0 7.7-15.4 26 8.1 5.4-12.2 *** *** ***
Female 462 383 82.7 78.3-86.3 40 8.3 6.0-11.5 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 486 387 77.9 73.3-81.9 39 8.5 6.1-11.7 36 7.9 5.5-11.3 23 5.3 3.3- 8.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 206 161 75.1 66.6-81.9 26 15.7 9.9-24.1 13 5.7 3.1-10.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 114 *** *** *** 20 17.5 10.9-26.8 15 15.5 9.1-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 309 203 65.8 59.4-71.6 48 16.6 12.2-22.2 35 10.3 7.1-14.5 20 6.6 4.0-10.6 *** *** ***
45-64 297 230 76.6 70.7-81.6 29 8.5 5.7-12.3 22 8.4 5.3-13.1 14 5.6 3.1- 9.7 *** *** ***
65+ 196 182 93.4 88.7-96.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 270 201 70.3 63.1-76.5 28 12.9 8.3-19.4 25 10.3 6.6-15.6 13 5.5 3.1- 9.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 539 419 76.6 72.2-80.5 58 10.9 8.2-14.2 37 7.0 4.9- 9.9 23 5.0 3.1- 8.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 320 239 70.9 64.1-76.8 35 12.9 8.6-19.0 25 8.9 5.7-13.7 17 5.7 3.3- 9.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 347 270 76.5 71.1-81.1 38 11.5 8.2-15.8 26 7.3 4.8-10.9 13 4.7 2.6- 8.4 *** *** ***

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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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