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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,611 11,931 72.0 70.8-73.1 1,711 12.9 12.1-13.8 945 7.4 6.8- 8.2 902 6.6 5.9- 7.4 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-Alamance County 385 323 76.8 68.3-83.6 29 11.6 6.1-21.0 19 6.6 3.8-11.1 13 4.4 2.3- 8.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
GENDER
Male 119 93 67.3 50.8-80.4 7 14.4 4.6-37.2 11 10.4 5.2-19.8 7 6.2 2.6-14.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
Female 266 230 83.8 77.3-88.8 22 9.5 5.9-14.9 8 3.7 1.5- 8.9 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 304 254 75.1 64.6-83.2 23 12.3 5.6-24.7 16 7.7 4.3-13.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.6 0 0.0 . - .
Other 80 68 82.0 68.8-90.3 6 9.5 4.0-20.9 3 3.1 0.8-10.9 2 2.6 0.6-11.1 1 2.8 0.4-17.3
AGE
18-44 101 71 66.2 50.8-78.8 13 17.8 7.5-36.7 9 9.5 4.5-19.0 7 5.0 2.2-10.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
45+ 280 248 85.6 79.1-90.3 16 6.4 3.6-11.1 10 4.1 2.1- 8.0 6 3.9 1.5-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 173 145 72.4 57.5-83.5 14 14.6 5.7-32.8 7 7.0 3.0-15.6 6 4.7 1.8-11.4 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0
Some College + 211 177 81.3 74.0-87.0 15 8.5 4.8-14.6 12 6.1 3.3-11.2 7 4.1 1.8- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 157 76.0 66.6-83.4 14 9.6 5.2-17.1 12 7.1 3.8-12.9 7 5.7 2.4-13.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.5
$50,000+ 134 114 75.5 58.1-87.2 10 14.8 5.0-36.5 5 5.5 2.1-13.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.3 0 0.0 . - .

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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