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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,513 5,031 77.9 76.7-79.2 1,482 22.1 20.8-23.3
-Buncombe County 164 128 80.0 72.8-85.7 36 20.0 14.3-27.2
GENDER
Male 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Female 164 128 80.0 72.8-85.7 36 20.0 14.3-27.2
RACE
White 150 119 80.7 73.1-86.6 31 19.3 13.4-26.9
Other 13 8 71.2 42.9-89.0 5 28.8 11.0-57.1
AGE
18-44 24 18 76.1 54.6-89.4 6 23.9 10.6-45.4
45+ 140 110 80.7 72.9-86.7 30 19.3 13.3-27.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 39 71.3 57.6-82.0 19 28.7 18.0-42.4
Some College + 106 89 84.6 75.8-90.5 17 15.4 9.5-24.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 61 75.2 64.1-83.7 24 24.8 16.3-35.9
$50,000+ 43 37 85.2 69.9-93.5 6 14.8 6.5-30.1

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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