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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 585 462 74.0 69.4-78.2 53 11.0 8.2-14.5 31 6.6 4.4- 9.8 30 6.2 4.2- 9.1 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 273 210 72.6 65.8-78.5 23 10.4 6.7-15.7 15 6.0 3.3-10.5 17 6.9 4.1-11.6 *** *** ***
Female 312 252 75.3 68.7-81.0 30 11.5 7.7-16.9 16 7.2 4.0-12.5 13 5.5 3.0- 9.7 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 365 295 77.0 71.3-81.8 28 8.8 5.9-12.9 22 7.0 4.3-11.2 17 5.6 3.4- 9.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 190 120 60.3 52.4-67.8 28 16.0 11.0-22.7 14 9.1 5.1-15.7 19 9.8 6.1-15.4 *** *** ***
45-64 213 175 82.1 75.7-87.1 18 8.4 5.2-13.3 14 6.3 3.6-10.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 179 166 93.3 88.1-96.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 266 193 68.4 61.2-74.8 33 13.1 9.0-18.7 15 8.0 4.5-13.8 19 7.7 4.6-12.6 *** *** ***
Some College + 318 268 79.4 73.3-84.5 20 9.0 5.6-14.0 16 5.2 3.0- 9.1 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 303 231 70.6 63.8-76.5 29 10.9 7.4-15.8 17 7.6 4.4-12.9 20 7.8 4.7-12.4 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 166 140 82.7 74.8-88.5 12 8.6 4.6-15.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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