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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Buncombe County 345 66 20.1 15.3-25.9 109 37.0 30.4-44.2 103 27.8 22.5-33.8 39 9.9 7.0-13.8 28 5.3 3.5- 7.9
GENDER
Male 127 25 18.3 11.6-27.5 38 35.9 25.7-47.5 36 29.1 20.4-39.6 19 12.1 7.4-19.3 9 4.6 2.2- 9.3
Female 218 41 21.5 15.2-29.5 71 37.9 29.5-47.0 67 26.7 20.6-33.9 20 8.1 4.9-13.1 19 5.8 3.5- 9.4
RACE
White 311 62 19.8 14.9-25.7 102 39.3 32.2-46.8 90 26.1 20.8-32.3 34 9.7 6.7-14.0 23 5.1 3.2- 7.9
Other 32 4 23.2 8.2-50.7 6 15.7 6.2-34.4 13 43.4 24.3-64.7 5 11.5 4.5-26.4 4 6.2 2.1-17.0
AGE
18-44 75 17 22.9 14.0-35.4 35 53.5 40.4-66.1 17 18.1 10.6-29.2 5 4.4 1.7-11.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
45+ 269 49 18.1 13.6-23.8 74 25.7 20.5-31.8 86 34.4 28.2-41.3 34 13.6 9.5-19.2 26 8.1 5.3-12.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 8 9.3 3.9-20.6 25 28.6 18.1-42.0 36 32.7 22.8-44.4 28 20.3 13.2-29.9 18 9.1 5.3-15.1
Some College + 229 58 25.6 19.3-33.1 84 41.4 33.3-49.9 67 25.4 19.5-32.3 11 4.6 2.5- 8.4 9 3.0 1.5- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 27 13.8 8.6-21.4 48 29.6 21.1-39.9 60 33.6 25.4-42.8 29 14.8 9.9-21.4 21 8.3 5.1-13.1
$50,000+ 123 36 31.1 22.3-41.5 51 45.6 35.4-56.2 33 21.7 15.1-30.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3

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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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