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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,222 98 1.7 1.3- 2.1 5,124 98.3 97.9-98.7
Region 8 470 11 2.3 1.1- 4.5 459 97.7 95.5-98.9
GENDER
Male 212 *** *** *** 210 99.1 96.2-99.8
Female 258 *** *** *** 249 96.5 92.6-98.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 282 *** *** *** 275 97.5 94.1-99.0
Non-Hispanic Black 104 *** *** *** 101 97.4 91.2-99.3
Other 80 *** *** *** 79 98.8 92.1-99.8
AGE
18-44 131 *** *** *** 130 99.6 97.4-99.9
45-64 183 *** *** *** 175 94.7 88.5-97.6
65+ 154 *** *** *** 152 98.7 94.9-99.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 *** *** *** 213 97.5 93.1-99.1
Some College + 251 *** *** *** 245 97.9 95.3-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 *** *** *** 231 96.0 91.9-98.1
$50,000+ 130 *** *** *** 130 100 . - .

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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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