2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 5,771 4,727 80.1 78.7-81.3 512 9.3 8.5-10.3 275 5.4 4.7- 6.2 235 4.8 4.1- 5.6 22 0.4 0.2- 0.6
Region 8 901 738 78.9 75.2-82.2 84 10.4 8.0-13.4 41 5.9 4.2- 8.3 34 4.6 3.1- 6.7 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 415 332 79.6 74.4-84.0 40 10.3 7.2-14.5 21 4.6 2.7- 7.5 19 5.2 3.1- 8.7 *** *** ***
Female 486 406 78.2 72.7-82.8 44 10.6 7.2-15.2 20 7.2 4.5-11.3 15 4.0 2.3- 6.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 560 462 79.2 74.5-83.2 48 9.3 6.5-13.0 27 6.4 4.2- 9.6 22 5.1 3.2- 7.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 147 131 86.5 77.7-92.2 12 9.9 5.3-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 194 145 69.0 59.3-77.3 24 16.2 10.2-24.8 12 7.0 3.6-13.4 11 7.0 3.4-13.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 272 182 68.2 61.3-74.3 42 14.7 10.3-20.6 23 9.2 5.9-14.0 23 7.8 4.9-12.0 *** *** ***
45-64 301 249 82.7 77.2-87.1 28 9.7 6.5-14.4 13 3.7 2.0- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65+ 303 286 95.3 91.5-97.4 12 2.8 1.4- 5.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 364 283 74.2 67.8-79.8 43 13.5 9.3-19.2 17 5.7 3.2- 9.9 18 6.1 3.6-10.0 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 245 208 83.1 76.5-88.2 14 6.1 3.3-11.1 13 6.2 3.3-11.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 283 241 81.8 75.4-86.8 27 11.1 7.3-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 402 318 75.2 69.1-80.4 46 13.0 9.1-18.2 18 6.1 3.6-10.1 17 5.4 3.2- 9.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 298 258 84.2 78.3-88.8 20 7.9 4.8-12.6 15 5.8 3.2-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Don't know/Not Sure 183 149 78.6 69.7-85.4 15 8.1 4.2-15.1 *** *** *** 11 7.0 3.5-13.4 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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