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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 437 186 40.4 35.1-45.8 23 5.2 3.2- 8.3 *** *** *** 225 53.0 47.5-58.4
GENDER
Male 197 63 28.8 22.3-36.2 11 5.4 2.8- 9.9 *** *** *** 121 64.0 56.1-71.1
Female 240 123 50.6 43.0-58.1 12 5.0 2.5-10.0 *** *** *** 104 43.3 36.0-51.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 264 116 41.7 35.0-48.8 12 5.1 2.6- 9.8 *** *** *** 134 52.0 45.0-58.9
Non-Hispanic Black 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 125 42 32.8 24.2-42.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 73 58.9 48.9-68.3
45-64 171 69 40.0 32.2-48.3 12 6.7 3.8-11.7 *** *** *** 89 51.7 43.4-59.9
65+ 139 74 53.9 44.5-63.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 44.7 35.6-54.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 203 79 37.2 29.6-45.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 55.3 47.0-63.4
Some College + 233 105 43.2 36.2-50.4 13 5.4 3.0- 9.6 *** *** *** 114 51.1 43.8-58.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 228 96 41.2 33.8-49.0 15 6.7 3.6-12.1 *** *** *** 116 50.8 43.1-58.5
$50,000+ 117 51 40.5 31.1-50.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 55.6 45.5-65.2

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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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