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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 485 23 4.8 2.9- 7.7 462 95.2 92.3-97.1
GENDER
Male 205 *** *** *** 196 96.6 93.1-98.4
Female 280 14 6.1 3.2-11.4 266 93.9 88.6-96.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 304 13 3.7 2.0- 6.8 291 96.3 93.2-98.0
Non-Hispanic Black 138 *** *** *** 130 92.2 83.3-96.6
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 127 *** *** *** 125 98.8 94.4-99.8
45-64 192 *** *** *** 183 94.8 88.3-97.8
65+ 163 12 10.7 5.7-19.2 151 89.3 80.8-94.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 13 7.5 4.0-13.6 185 92.5 86.4-96.0
Some College + 286 *** *** *** 276 97.5 94.8-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 231 15 5.2 2.8- 9.4 216 94.8 90.6-97.2
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** 162 97.9 93.9-99.3

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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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