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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Buncombe County 218 209 94.6 86.9-97.9 9 5.4 2.1-13.1
RACE
White 198 192 95.6 86.9-98.6 6 4.4 1.4-13.1
Other 18 17 87.0 46.4-98.1 1 13.0 1.9-53.6
AGE
18-44 49 46 90.3 72.4-97.1 3 9.7 2.9-27.6
45+ 168 163 98.1 95.2-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 61 86.2 63.7-95.7 6 13.8 4.3-36.3
Some College + 150 147 97.7 91.5-99.4 3 2.3 0.6- 8.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 115 91.1 76.6-97.0 5 8.9 3.0-23.4
$50,000+ 70 69 99.0 93.2-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8

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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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