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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Buncombe County 342 62 24.1 18.2-31.3 280 75.9 68.7-81.8
GENDER
Male 127 50 45.4 34.7-56.4 77 54.6 43.6-65.3
Female 215 12 7.4 3.5-14.8 203 92.6 85.2-96.5
RACE
White 308 56 24.6 18.2-32.2 252 75.4 67.8-81.8
Other 32 6 20.6 8.0-43.6 26 79.4 56.4-92.0
AGE
18-44 75 23 37.5 25.3-51.6 52 62.5 48.4-74.7
45+ 266 39 14.9 10.8-20.3 227 85.1 79.7-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 34 38.1 26.8-50.9 79 61.9 49.1-73.2
Some College + 228 28 17.1 11.0-25.6 200 82.9 74.4-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 36 25.1 17.4-34.8 147 74.9 65.2-82.6
$50,000+ 123 21 22.4 14.0-33.8 102 77.6 66.2-86.0

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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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