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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Alamance County 265 249 93.0 86.2-96.5 16 7.0 3.5-13.8
RACE
White 206 193 92.2 83.5-96.5 13 7.8 3.5-16.5
Other 59 56 95.3 82.6-98.9 3 4.7 1.1-17.4
AGE
18-44 71 67 90.9 74.7-97.1 4 9.1 2.9-25.3
45+ 191 180 94.9 90.4-97.3 11 5.1 2.7- 9.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 104 91.6 84.4-95.7 12 8.4 4.3-15.6
Some College + 148 144 93.9 80.2-98.4 4 6.1 1.6-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 124 91.5 83.4-95.8 10 8.5 4.2-16.6
$50,000+ 83 82 99.0 93.4-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6

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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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