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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 445 36 4.4 3.1- 6.2 409 95.6 93.8-96.9
GENDER
Male 179 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 177 99.5 97.8-99.9
Female 266 34 8.6 5.9-12.2 232 91.4 87.8-94.1
RACE
White 378 33 5.2 3.6- 7.5 345 94.8 92.5-96.4
Other 65 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8 62 98.5 95.2-99.5
AGE
18-44 169 0 0.0 . - . 169 100 . - .
45+ 276 36 10.0 7.1-14.0 240 90.0 86.0-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 278 21 4.0 2.4- 6.3 257 96.0 93.7-97.6
Some College + 167 15 5.2 3.0- 8.7 152 94.8 91.3-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 269 21 4.2 2.6- 6.6 248 95.8 93.4-97.4
$50,000+ 113 5 2.5 1.0- 6.0 108 97.5 94.0-99.0

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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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