2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 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 4,865 3,788 75.0 73.3-76.6 451 10.1 9.0-11.3 310 7.4 6.5- 8.5 287 6.6 5.7- 7.7 29 0.9 0.5- 1.3
Region 3 & 5 923 689 71.2 67.5-74.6 99 11.5 9.2-14.3 79 9.7 7.6-12.3 49 6.2 4.4- 8.6 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 392 272 65.3 59.4-70.8 47 13.8 10.1-18.7 42 11.6 8.4-16.0 24 6.3 4.0- 9.9 *** *** ***
Female 531 417 76.5 71.7-80.7 52 9.4 6.9-12.7 37 7.9 5.5-11.2 25 6.1 3.8- 9.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 625 479 73.5 69.0-77.5 57 9.6 7.2-12.8 53 9.8 7.3-13.0 33 6.2 4.1- 9.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 176 131 68.5 59.0-76.7 29 19.4 13.1-27.9 11 7.5 3.8-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 122 *** *** *** 13 10.8 5.7-19.6 15 12.8 7.4-21.3 12 10.2 5.2-19.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 329 194 57.2 50.9-63.4 61 19.2 14.7-24.7 45 13.8 10.0-18.6 25 8.0 5.2-12.3 *** *** ***
45-64 334 260 78.9 73.4-83.5 27 6.9 4.4-10.7 28 8.5 5.7-12.6 18 5.4 3.1- 9.2 *** *** ***
65+ 252 228 87.2 79.7-92.2 11 3.7 1.9- 7.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 305 222 71.1 64.6-76.9 27 8.0 5.2-12.2 25 10.1 6.6-15.1 25 7.8 4.8-12.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 615 464 71.1 66.5-75.3 72 13.8 10.7-17.6 54 9.5 7.1-12.6 24 5.3 3.3- 8.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 393 277 65.7 59.6-71.3 38 10.8 7.5-15.2 42 12.4 8.9-17.1 30 8.4 5.4-12.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 374 294 76.2 70.6-81.0 43 12.7 9.1-17.6 25 7.0 4.7-10.5 11 3.6 1.8- 7.1 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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