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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
-Rowan County 443 76 18.5 14.6-23.1 141 29.1 24.7-34.0 118 27.6 23.0-32.7 64 14.6 11.0-19.1 44 10.2 7.3-14.1
GENDER
Male 155 36 23.4 16.8-31.7 41 22.9 16.7-30.5 43 29.5 22.0-38.3 17 13.3 7.9-21.6 18 11.0 6.5-18.0
Female 288 40 14.1 10.3-19.1 100 34.7 28.8-41.1 75 25.9 20.7-31.9 47 15.7 11.5-21.0 26 9.6 6.3-14.4
RACE
White 370 63 18.1 14.1-23.0 125 32.3 27.2-37.8 98 27.2 22.3-32.8 44 10.8 7.7-15.0 40 11.6 8.2-16.2
Other 70 12 18.8 9.8-32.9 16 17.2 9.8-28.4 19 28.3 17.5-42.3 20 31.4 19.6-46.3 3 4.3 1.2-14.6
AGE
18-44 174 50 29.0 21.9-37.3 60 31.4 24.3-39.4 42 25.8 18.9-34.2 16 10.9 6.2-18.5 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7
45+ 268 26 10.1 6.7-15.0 81 27.5 22.0-33.8 75 28.4 22.6-35.0 48 17.7 12.8-23.8 38 16.3 11.4-22.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 31 15.2 10.4-21.6 63 22.9 17.5-29.2 71 30.3 23.8-37.7 45 20.0 14.4-27.0 28 11.7 7.6-17.6
Some College + 205 45 22.8 16.9-29.9 78 37.1 30.1-44.7 47 24.1 18.1-31.3 19 7.7 4.5-12.8 16 8.4 4.9-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 31 12.8 8.6-18.8 73 24.6 19.2-30.8 70 28.6 22.4-35.7 46 19.3 13.9-26.0 35 14.7 10.2-20.9
$50,000+ 103 30 29.9 21.2-40.3 50 46.7 36.5-57.3 20 19.8 12.6-29.6 3 3.6 0.8-14.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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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