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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 492 402 80.0 75.1-84.1 37 8.6 5.9-12.2 25 4.6 2.9- 7.3 25 6.4 4.0-10.1 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 208 165 78.2 70.3-84.4 16 9.0 5.2-15.2 12 5.4 2.7-10.3 13 7.1 3.6-13.5 *** *** ***
Female 284 237 81.8 75.6-86.8 21 8.2 5.0-12.9 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 12 5.7 2.9-10.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 312 247 76.9 70.5-82.3 26 9.9 6.4-15.0 19 5.8 3.3- 9.8 19 7.1 4.2-11.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 139 123 86.0 75.8-92.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 128 92 73.8 64.2-81.6 16 11.9 6.9-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 196 166 81.6 73.3-87.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 165 142 87.4 81.1-91.9 11 5.9 3.2-10.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 205 172 82.8 75.0-88.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 8.0 4.0-15.2 *** *** ***
Some College + 286 230 77.8 71.2-83.3 26 11.9 7.7-17.9 16 4.8 2.8- 8.2 13 5.0 2.7- 9.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 189 81.6 74.4-87.1 16 7.9 4.6-13.3 14 4.3 2.4- 7.5 11 5.9 2.6-12.5 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 166 140 81.5 72.7-87.9 12 8.7 4.5-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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