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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Alamance County 268 227 73.3 64.9-80.2 41 26.7 19.8-35.1
RACE
White 207 177 73.4 63.2-81.5 30 26.6 18.5-36.8
Other 61 50 73.0 57.4-84.4 11 27.0 15.6-42.6
AGE
18-44 72 38 45.3 32.9-58.2 34 54.7 41.8-67.1
45+ 193 187 96.5 91.7-98.6 6 3.5 1.4- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 102 75.4 63.4-84.5 17 24.6 15.5-36.6
Some College + 148 124 71.5 59.5-81.1 24 28.5 18.9-40.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 112 70.8 59.8-79.9 24 29.2 20.1-40.2
$50,000+ 83 73 77.4 61.2-88.1 10 22.6 11.9-38.8

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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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