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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 442 341 74.1 68.4-79.1 45 10.1 7.1-14.3 34 9.3 6.4-13.4 20 5.4 3.2- 9.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6
GENDER
Male 176 127 66.0 56.7-74.3 19 12.0 7.2-19.5 16 11.1 6.6-18.1 12 8.6 4.6-15.5 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1
Female 266 214 81.9 75.6-86.9 26 8.3 5.2-12.9 18 7.6 4.3-12.8 8 2.2 0.9- 5.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 384 296 73.7 67.5-79.1 40 10.5 7.2-15.1 27 8.1 5.2-12.4 20 6.7 4.0-11.1 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Other 56 44 76.3 61.2-86.8 5 8.7 3.2-21.4 6 13.1 5.8-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.3-12.4
AGE
18-44 120 81 67.3 56.9-76.2 16 12.5 7.2-20.7 14 11.5 6.6-19.2 7 6.4 2.9-13.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.6
45+ 319 259 80.2 74.4-85.0 28 7.9 5.2-11.8 19 7.3 4.4-12.1 13 4.5 2.3- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 142 69.4 60.5-77.0 19 11.2 6.7-18.2 18 10.8 6.4-17.8 12 6.2 3.2-11.6 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7
Some College + 249 199 78.1 70.6-84.1 26 9.2 5.6-14.8 16 8.0 4.6-13.5 8 4.7 2.0-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 177 70.5 62.1-77.6 24 10.2 6.2-16.3 20 10.3 6.2-16.8 15 6.8 3.6-12.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8
$50,000+ 155 122 73.8 64.3-81.6 15 10.5 5.7-18.6 13 10.6 6.0-18.0 5 5.1 2.0-12.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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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