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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Disability

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,398 359 4.9 4.3- 5.6 6,039 95.1 94.4-95.7
Region 8 577 42 6.3 4.3- 8.9 535 93.7 91.1-95.7
GENDER
Male 271 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 254 95.5 92.4-97.3
Female 306 25 7.9 4.9-12.6 281 92.1 87.4-95.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 361 19 5.5 3.2- 9.3 342 94.5 90.7-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 116 16 9.5 5.5-16.0 100 90.5 84.0-94.5
Other 95 *** *** *** 88 93.7 86.5-97.2
AGE
18-44 185 *** *** *** 178 96.1 91.1-98.3
45-64 209 27 10.9 7.1-16.4 182 89.1 83.6-92.9
65+ 180 *** *** *** 172 95.1 89.6-97.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 30 10.2 6.7-15.3 233 89.8 84.7-93.3
Some College + 313 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 301 97.6 95.5-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 23 6.3 3.7-10.3 277 93.7 89.7-96.3
$50,000+ 165 *** *** *** 163 99.3 96.9-99.8

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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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