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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Osteoporosis

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,780 1,502 5.8 5.4- 6.1 15,278 94.2 93.9-94.6
-Alamance County 449 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4 415 95.6 93.6-97.0
GENDER
Male 142 3 0.8 0.3- 2.8 139 99.2 97.2-99.7
Female 307 31 7.0 4.7-10.3 276 93.0 89.7-95.3
RACE
White 339 33 6.3 4.3- 9.1 306 93.7 90.9-95.7
Other 107 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 106 99.8 98.3- 100
AGE
18-44 168 0 0.0 . - . 168 100 . - .
45+ 279 34 9.5 6.6-13.7 245 90.5 86.3-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 196 95.0 91.4-97.1
Some College + 232 16 3.9 2.3- 6.5 216 96.1 93.5-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 257 20 4.3 2.6- 7.0 237 95.7 93.0-97.4
$50,000+ 114 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1 108 97.5 93.9-99.0

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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