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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 268 250 90.8 84.0-94.9 18 9.2 5.1-16.0
RACE
White 230 220 94.7 86.5-98.1 10 5.3 1.9-13.5
Other 36 28 75.0 55.8-87.7 8 25.0 12.3-44.2
AGE
18-44 72 65 87.8 73.6-94.9 7 12.2 5.1-26.4
45+ 193 182 93.1 86.3-96.7 11 6.9 3.3-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 101 87.5 77.3-93.5 12 12.5 6.5-22.7
Some College + 155 149 93.3 81.4-97.8 6 6.7 2.2-18.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 142 90.7 82.1-95.4 11 9.3 4.6-17.9
$50,000+ 77 75 96.3 86.3-99.1 2 3.7 0.9-13.7

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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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