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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 341 261 73.6 66.9-79.4 34 12.7 8.6-18.4 24 7.9 4.5-13.4 19 5.0 3.0- 8.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5
GENDER
Male 125 94 67.8 56.2-77.6 10 12.1 6.2-22.2 11 13.2 6.5-25.1 8 5.7 2.6-12.0 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1
Female 216 167 78.2 70.5-84.3 24 13.2 8.1-20.6 13 3.7 2.0- 6.6 11 4.5 2.2- 8.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
RACE
White 307 234 73.1 66.0-79.2 32 13.0 8.7-19.1 23 8.6 4.9-14.7 16 4.8 2.7- 8.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Other 32 26 79.0 55.8-91.8 2 9.7 1.7-39.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 2 6.1 1.5-21.7 1 3.8 0.5-22.7
AGE
18-44 74 45 61.8 48.3-73.7 14 19.6 11.2-32.0 9 12.7 5.7-25.9 6 6.0 2.5-13.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 266 216 81.9 76.1-86.5 20 8.0 4.9-13.0 15 4.6 2.7- 7.9 12 4.2 2.3- 7.8 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 90 74.1 61.7-83.6 9 12.3 5.5-25.2 7 6.4 2.6-15.0 7 6.1 2.5-13.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5
Some College + 226 170 73.3 65.1-80.2 25 12.9 8.3-19.6 17 8.7 4.4-16.5 12 4.5 2.4- 8.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 138 72.1 62.6-80.0 22 17.0 10.4-26.7 10 4.2 2.0- 8.8 11 5.5 2.8-10.2 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9
$50,000+ 122 94 76.1 66.3-83.8 12 10.1 5.5-18.0 10 8.7 4.4-16.6 5 4.7 1.8-12.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1

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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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