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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 17,223 3,022 18.6 17.8-19.4 5,233 32.2 31.2-33.1 5,268 30.7 29.8-31.7 2,490 13.5 12.8-14.1 1,210 5.1 4.8- 5.5
-Alamance County 462 70 13.6 10.4-17.6 135 29.1 24.1-34.5 151 36.2 30.3-42.4 70 15.4 11.6-20.2 36 5.8 4.0- 8.3
GENDER
Male 146 27 14.9 9.7-22.3 38 23.9 16.2-33.8 49 40.8 30.2-52.3 22 16.5 9.8-26.6 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5
Female 316 43 12.6 9.0-17.4 97 32.9 27.0-39.4 102 32.7 26.8-39.2 48 14.5 10.8-19.4 26 7.2 4.7-11.1
RACE
White 347 56 15.2 11.3-20.1 110 34.3 28.2-41.0 107 30.7 25.0-37.1 44 13.0 8.7-18.9 30 6.8 4.5-10.1
Other 112 14 10.2 5.5-18.1 24 17.3 10.9-26.3 42 47.9 35.5-60.6 26 21.0 13.6-31.1 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6
AGE
18-44 176 34 15.3 10.4-21.9 55 30.3 22.7-39.2 59 38.4 29.3-48.4 25 14.9 9.4-22.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4
45+ 284 35 11.4 8.0-15.9 80 27.7 22.2-33.9 91 33.3 27.1-40.2 45 16.1 11.5-21.9 33 11.6 7.9-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 22 7.9 4.8-12.9 45 17.0 12.1-23.4 85 46.3 37.3-55.6 44 20.1 14.3-27.5 27 8.7 5.5-13.4
Some College + 236 47 18.6 13.6-25.0 90 40.9 33.3-48.9 66 27.0 20.6-34.6 26 11.2 6.5-18.4 7 2.3 1.1- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 39 13.3 9.2-18.9 62 22.5 16.8-29.5 97 41.0 33.1-49.3 42 16.1 11.4-22.2 26 7.1 4.5-11.0
$50,000+ 116 23 16.3 10.5-24.3 51 44.3 33.6-55.6 34 28.1 19.3-38.9 8 11.4 4.6-25.5 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: 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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