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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 393 315 73.2 65.9-79.4 39 13.2 9.0-19.0 26 9.4 5.4-15.7 13 4.3 2.2- 8.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 145 106 69.5 57.7-79.2 20 15.3 9.0-24.9 15 12.2 6.0-23.5 4 3.0 0.9- 9.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 248 209 77.5 69.3-83.9 19 10.7 6.3-17.7 11 6.0 3.0-11.8 9 5.8 2.7-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 224 183 78.8 71.4-84.8 21 12.2 7.7-18.9 13 4.8 2.6- 8.5 7 4.2 1.7- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other 165 129 69.4 58.1-78.8 17 13.4 7.5-22.7 13 12.8 6.5-23.5 6 4.4 1.7-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 134 90 64.5 53.0-74.5 22 17.4 10.7-26.9 14 11.9 5.9-22.5 8 6.2 2.9-13.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 257 223 84.9 78.4-89.8 17 7.5 4.4-12.6 12 5.9 2.8-11.8 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 117 95 73.6 60.3-83.6 8 11.2 4.9-23.7 9 9.7 4.4-19.8 5 5.6 1.9-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 276 220 72.9 64.1-80.2 31 14.5 9.6-21.2 17 9.2 4.3-18.4 8 3.4 1.6- 7.4 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 133 73.3 62.1-82.2 17 13.6 7.4-23.6 11 6.7 3.0-14.4 9 6.4 2.7-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 182 148 76.6 67.7-83.6 19 12.6 7.5-20.3 12 8.7 4.5-16.0 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 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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