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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 249 236 91.1 84.9-95.0 13 8.9 5.0-15.1
RACE
White 138 136 98.5 94.3-99.6 2 1.5 0.4- 5.7
Other 108 98 86.7 76.5-92.9 10 13.3 7.1-23.5
AGE
18-44 78 72 89.3 78.1-95.2 6 10.7 4.8-21.9
45+ 169 162 92.7 84.6-96.7 7 7.3 3.3-15.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 66 83.4 69.5-91.7 8 16.6 8.3-30.5
Some College + 175 170 95.2 88.3-98.1 5 4.8 1.9-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 104 89.0 77.9-94.9 7 11.0 5.1-22.1
$50,000+ 103 101 96.6 85.4-99.3 2 3.4 0.7-14.6

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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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