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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-Buncombe County 329 95 29.2 23.2-36.0 234 70.8 64.0-76.8
GENDER
Male 125 29 20.8 13.9-30.1 96 79.2 69.9-86.1
Female 204 66 36.0 27.6-45.4 138 64.0 54.6-72.4
RACE
White 296 87 29.9 23.5-37.2 209 70.1 62.8-76.5
Other 32 8 23.2 10.7-43.4 24 76.8 56.6-89.3
AGE
18-44 73 18 27.3 16.5-41.6 55 72.7 58.4-83.5
45+ 255 77 30.6 24.6-37.3 178 69.4 62.7-75.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 30 25.0 16.3-36.4 79 75.0 63.6-83.7
Some College + 219 65 31.4 24.0-40.0 154 68.6 60.0-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 54 32.7 24.0-42.9 126 67.3 57.1-76.0
$50,000+ 116 31 25.6 17.4-35.9 85 74.4 64.1-82.6

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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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