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2005 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 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
-Rowan County 475 84 18.5 14.4-23.5 110 25.4 20.3-31.4 159 35.5 30.2-41.2 81 14.2 11.0-18.3 41 6.3 4.5- 8.8
GENDER
Male 167 37 22.6 15.6-31.6 34 24.9 16.4-35.9 62 36.1 27.5-45.7 21 10.9 6.3-18.1 13 5.5 3.0- 9.9
Female 308 47 14.8 10.9-19.9 76 25.9 20.5-32.1 97 34.9 28.8-41.6 60 17.3 13.2-22.3 28 7.1 4.8-10.4
RACE
White 393 69 18.9 14.3-24.6 93 25.1 20.0-31.1 131 36.0 30.3-42.2 64 12.8 9.8-16.7 36 7.1 4.9-10.1
Other 79 15 17.5 9.9-29.2 16 26.5 13.3-45.9 28 34.2 22.0-48.9 16 19.5 10.4-33.6 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4
AGE
18-44 155 39 23.8 16.6-32.8 42 29.2 20.3-40.0 51 33.5 25.0-43.2 21 12.2 7.4-19.5 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7
45+ 320 45 13.7 10.0-18.5 68 21.9 17.2-27.5 108 37.4 31.3-43.8 60 16.1 12.3-20.8 39 10.9 7.8-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 32 15.9 10.4-23.5 46 19.3 12.9-27.9 96 37.3 30.1-45.1 60 18.8 14.2-24.5 29 8.8 5.8-13.0
Some College + 212 52 21.8 16.1-28.6 64 32.8 25.1-41.6 63 33.3 25.8-41.9 21 8.8 4.8-15.5 12 3.4 1.8- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 44 15.9 10.9-22.5 66 22.8 17.1-29.7 105 35.6 29.0-42.7 59 17.6 13.0-23.4 34 8.1 5.5-11.8
$50,000+ 99 32 28.6 20.1-38.8 31 31.9 22.5-43.2 30 34.2 24.5-45.4 4 3.8 1.4- 9.8 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9

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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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