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

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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 6 & 7 1,003 787 76.7 73.0-79.9 110 11.4 9.1-14.2 50 5.2 3.7- 7.4 52 6.0 4.2- 8.4 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 481 348 70.1 64.4-75.2 66 14.3 10.6-18.9 26 4.9 3.1- 7.7 37 9.3 6.1-13.9 *** *** ***
Female 522 439 82.8 78.2-86.7 44 8.8 6.2-12.4 24 5.6 3.3- 9.1 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 573 445 75.6 70.9-79.7 68 13.0 9.8-17.0 31 5.7 3.8- 8.5 27 4.9 3.2- 7.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 277 236 83.8 76.6-89.1 23 8.1 5.0-12.7 *** *** *** 12 7.2 3.4-14.7 *** *** ***
Other 153 *** *** *** 19 11.3 5.8-20.6 13 11.8 5.6-23.2 13 8.0 3.8-15.9 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 385 271 68.1 61.9-73.8 50 14.3 10.4-19.3 30 7.2 4.5-11.2 30 9.0 5.7-13.7 *** *** ***
45-64 395 313 80.4 75.3-84.7 48 11.5 8.3-15.8 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 19 4.1 2.3- 7.1 *** *** ***
65+ 214 195 92.2 87.2-95.4 11 3.7 1.9- 7.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 340 259 74.1 67.4-79.8 38 12.1 8.2-17.5 17 5.3 2.8- 9.8 23 7.0 4.1-11.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 660 526 78.4 74.1-82.2 72 11.1 8.4-14.4 33 5.2 3.5- 7.8 28 5.1 3.2- 8.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 445 335 75.3 69.5-80.3 48 9.6 6.8-13.6 28 5.8 3.7- 8.9 33 8.6 5.3-13.6 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 378 301 77.5 71.8-82.3 47 13.9 9.9-19.1 16 3.9 2.2- 6.9 13 4.4 2.4- 7.8 *** *** ***

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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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