2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 Demographics

Demographics

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,784 273 4.8 4.1- 5.6 4,511 95.2 94.4-95.9
Region 6 & 7 988 58 4.9 3.6- 6.7 930 95.1 93.3-96.4
GENDER
Male 471 13 2.9 1.5- 5.5 458 97.1 94.5-98.5
Female 517 45 6.9 4.8- 9.7 472 93.1 90.3-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 568 27 4.4 2.8- 6.9 541 95.6 93.1-97.2
Non-Hispanic Black 273 21 6.1 3.6-10.1 252 93.9 89.9-96.4
Other 147 *** *** *** 137 95.1 90.0-97.6
AGE
18-44 378 13 2.9 1.6- 5.2 365 97.1 94.8-98.4
45-64 388 30 7.3 4.6-11.4 358 92.7 88.6-95.4
65+ 212 14 5.5 2.9-10.1 198 94.5 89.9-97.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 328 29 6.5 4.0-10.3 299 93.5 89.7-96.0
Some College + 657 29 4.0 2.6- 6.1 628 96.0 93.9-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 439 44 9.0 6.2-12.8 395 91.0 87.2-93.8
$50,000+ 377 *** *** *** 372 99.1 97.4-99.7

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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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