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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,898 1,921 36.8 35.1-38.4 289 5.9 5.2- 6.8 58 1.7 1.2- 2.3 2,630 55.6 53.9-57.4
Region 7 616 253 39.7 35.4-44.2 49 6.2 4.5- 8.6 *** *** *** 306 52.2 47.6-56.7
GENDER
Male 250 92 33.5 27.3-40.3 16 4.8 2.6- 8.8 *** *** *** 138 58.4 51.1-65.3
Female 366 161 45.0 39.3-50.9 33 7.4 5.1-10.7 *** *** *** 168 47.0 41.2-52.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 374 155 40.5 35.0-46.3 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7 *** *** *** 186 52.5 46.7-58.2
Non-Hispanic Black 156 64 38.5 30.0-47.8 18 8.3 4.8-14.0 *** *** *** 70 47.0 37.6-56.6
Other 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 207 64 30.5 23.9-38.0 16 4.6 2.5- 8.3 *** *** *** 122 61.2 53.3-68.6
45-64 244 111 45.4 38.6-52.4 18 7.2 4.3-11.7 *** *** *** 114 47.1 40.3-54.1
65+ 156 74 49.1 40.4-57.8 15 8.5 4.9-14.5 *** *** *** 65 41.5 33.2-50.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 205 81 34.7 27.7-42.5 15 5.3 3.0- 9.2 *** *** *** 105 55.6 47.4-63.5
Some College + 408 172 42.8 37.5-48.3 34 6.8 4.6-10.0 *** *** *** 198 49.9 44.4-55.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 91 36.2 29.4-43.5 22 6.3 3.8-10.3 *** *** *** 130 53.0 45.4-60.4
$50,000+ 256 113 41.7 35.2-48.4 13 4.3 2.3- 7.9 *** *** *** 130 54.1 47.2-60.7

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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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