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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 Demographics

Chronic Health Conditions

Summary Index of Chronic Health Conditions*

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  Total
Respond.^
No chronic disease 1 chronic disease 2+ chronic diseases
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,532 2,778 48.8 47.3-50.3 1,738 25.5 24.2-26.8 2,016 25.7 24.5-26.9
Region 9 497 170 40.4 34.8-46.2 147 26.7 22.2-31.7 180 32.9 27.9-38.4
GENDER
Male 210 85 43.5 35.3-52.1 56 24.1 17.9-31.6 69 32.4 24.8-41.0
Female 287 85 37.3 30.0-45.3 91 29.2 23.0-36.3 111 33.5 27.2-40.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 314 92 36.0 29.3-43.3 98 30.6 24.5-37.5 124 33.4 27.4-39.9
Non-Hispanic Black 140 *** *** *** 38 21.2 14.9-29.2 *** *** ***
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 130 75 59.4 49.0-69.0 35 26.2 18.2-36.1 20 14.5 8.7-23.0
45-64 198 69 37.8 29.8-46.5 60 25.5 19.3-32.9 69 36.7 28.7-45.4
65+ 166 26 14.0 9.3-20.6 52 31.0 23.6-39.5 88 55.0 46.2-63.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 63 36.3 28.1-45.5 54 19.0 14.0-25.3 91 44.7 36.1-53.5
Some College + 288 107 44.1 36.8-51.6 93 33.4 26.7-40.8 88 22.6 17.8-28.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 75 38.2 30.2-46.9 59 22.1 16.5-29.0 103 39.7 32.1-47.9
$50,000+ 166 67 48.3 38.8-57.9 55 32.1 23.8-41.8 44 19.6 14.0-26.6

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*The index consists of heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer,
other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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