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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 218 179 67.4 57.5-75.9 39 32.6 24.1-42.5
RACE
White 198 164 67.6 57.1-76.5 34 32.4 23.5-42.9
Other 18 14 66.0 35.6-87.2 4 34.0 12.8-64.4
AGE
18-44 49 18 29.2 17.6-44.3 31 70.8 55.7-82.4
45+ 168 161 95.9 91.2-98.1 7 4.1 1.9- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 55 71.5 53.1-84.7 12 28.5 15.3-46.9
Some College + 150 123 65.7 53.8-75.9 27 34.3 24.1-46.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 98 64.0 49.8-76.2 22 36.0 23.8-50.2
$50,000+ 70 56 67.7 51.8-80.3 14 32.3 19.7-48.2

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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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