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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 407 290 67.1 60.8-72.9 63 16.5 12.5-21.5 28 7.8 5.0-12.1 21 6.9 3.9-11.8 5 1.7 0.5- 5.6
GENDER
Male 160 107 63.6 53.7-72.5 20 13.0 8.0-20.3 13 9.5 4.9-17.4 16 11.1 6.0-19.6 4 2.9 0.7-10.9
Female 247 183 70.7 62.9-77.5 43 20.1 14.4-27.3 15 6.2 3.5-10.6 5 2.7 0.7- 9.3 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7
RACE
White 306 215 66.1 58.9-72.7 49 16.7 12.3-22.3 20 8.8 5.2-14.5 18 7.4 4.0-13.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Other 101 75 69.4 56.4-80.0 14 16.0 8.7-27.6 8 5.5 2.5-11.9 3 5.7 1.6-18.5 1 3.3 0.5-19.8
AGE
18-44 109 65 56.4 44.9-67.3 24 20.5 13.3-30.3 11 10.4 5.3-19.5 7 9.9 4.4-21.1 2 2.7 0.5-13.3
45+ 293 220 74.9 68.8-80.2 39 13.7 9.7-18.8 17 5.9 3.4- 9.9 14 4.6 2.6- 8.1 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 95 64.4 52.3-74.9 16 14.6 8.1-24.8 10 9.3 3.9-20.5 10 7.7 3.6-15.6 3 4.1 0.9-17.0
Some College + 273 195 68.4 61.0-75.0 47 17.4 12.7-23.4 18 7.1 4.3-11.6 11 6.5 3.0-13.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 128 69.4 58.5-78.5 21 12.9 7.9-20.5 11 7.8 3.2-17.5 7 5.4 1.8-15.2 5 4.5 1.3-14.3
$50,000+ 184 130 69.1 60.6-76.4 33 17.7 12.3-24.7 12 7.2 3.9-12.9 9 6.0 2.7-12.7 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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