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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 382 72 22.6 17.7-28.4 128 31.1 26.2-36.5 110 29.5 24.3-35.2 51 12.7 9.3-17.1 21 4.1 2.5- 6.6
GENDER
Male 154 33 27.6 19.8-37.0 41 24.4 17.9-32.4 52 31.9 24.2-40.6 19 12.4 7.5-19.7 9 3.8 1.8- 7.5
Female 228 39 17.2 12.3-23.5 87 38.5 31.5-45.9 58 26.8 20.3-34.5 32 13.0 8.9-18.6 12 4.5 2.4- 8.5
RACE
White 320 60 22.6 17.3-28.9 115 35.1 29.4-41.2 92 29.3 23.7-35.6 39 9.9 7.0-13.8 14 3.2 1.8- 5.8
Other 60 12 23.3 12.4-39.6 13 16.4 8.9-28.4 17 29.9 18.2-44.9 12 23.7 13.1-39.1 6 6.6 2.7-15.2
AGE
18-44 166 46 29.4 21.8-38.4 62 29.8 23.0-37.7 42 30.4 22.8-39.3 16 10.4 6.1-17.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 212 25 14.0 9.2-20.8 65 32.4 25.7-40.0 67 28.5 22.5-35.4 34 15.5 10.6-22.1 21 9.6 6.0-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 23 17.8 11.0-27.6 37 20.4 14.3-28.2 54 35.7 27.3-45.2 34 20.0 13.8-28.2 13 6.0 3.2-11.0
Some College + 220 49 26.1 19.6-33.8 91 38.7 31.8-46.2 56 25.2 19.0-32.5 17 7.6 4.3-13.0 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 24 17.8 11.1-27.3 47 21.7 15.8-29.0 57 34.2 26.0-43.4 37 20.2 14.1-28.0 15 6.1 3.4-10.7
$50,000+ 149 43 30.7 22.9-39.8 64 41.5 33.1-50.5 37 24.4 17.5-33.0 3 2.0 0.6- 6.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7

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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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