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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Forsyth County 408 75 20.5 15.7-26.3 148 38.8 32.9-45.0 128 28.9 23.8-34.7 39 8.3 5.4-12.7 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8
GENDER
Male 160 32 20.6 13.8-29.6 59 43.2 33.9-53.1 51 26.5 19.3-35.1 12 7.4 3.5-15.1 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4
Female 248 43 20.4 14.3-28.2 89 34.3 27.5-41.8 77 31.4 24.5-39.3 27 9.3 5.6-15.0 12 4.6 2.4- 8.7
RACE
White 306 67 25.6 19.5-33.0 125 45.6 38.4-52.9 79 21.0 16.5-26.4 22 4.5 2.8- 7.2 13 3.3 1.7- 6.0
Other 102 8 8.6 4.0-17.5 23 23.1 14.7-34.4 49 47.3 35.3-59.5 17 17.2 9.3-29.8 5 3.8 1.4- 9.7
AGE
18-44 110 28 25.4 16.7-36.7 47 42.7 32.2-54.0 28 24.4 16.1-35.3 6 6.7 2.6-16.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
45+ 293 46 16.6 12.1-22.4 98 35.2 28.8-42.2 99 32.7 26.8-39.2 33 9.8 6.3-14.9 17 5.6 3.3- 9.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 16 11.7 5.8-22.3 42 38.5 27.7-50.5 44 28.1 19.8-38.2 24 17.5 10.2-28.3 9 4.2 1.9- 8.7
Some College + 273 59 24.6 18.5-31.9 106 38.9 32.0-46.3 84 29.3 23.0-36.6 15 4.1 2.0- 8.2 9 3.1 1.5- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 20 15.3 8.3-26.3 42 24.5 17.0-33.9 71 40.4 30.8-50.8 26 12.9 7.6-21.1 13 6.9 3.7-12.7
$50,000+ 185 49 26.9 19.9-35.4 83 47.2 38.6-56.0 44 22.4 16.4-29.9 6 2.2 0.9- 5.2 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9

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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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