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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,510 2,649 19.5 18.5-20.5 12,861 80.5 79.5-81.5
-Mecklenburg County 661 84 15.2 12.0-19.1 577 84.8 80.9-88.0
GENDER
Male 268 70 27.3 21.3-34.2 198 72.7 65.8-78.7
Female 393 14 2.8 1.6- 4.8 379 97.2 95.2-98.4
RACE
White 450 68 21.1 16.4-26.6 382 78.9 73.4-83.6
Other 210 16 7.2 3.9-13.1 194 92.8 86.9-96.1
AGE
18-44 197 34 18.8 13.3-26.0 163 81.2 74.0-86.7
45+ 455 50 12.0 8.9-16.0 405 88.0 84.0-91.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 22 13.8 8.2-22.1 156 86.2 77.9-91.8
Some College + 479 62 16.0 12.2-20.6 417 84.0 79.4-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 29 11.5 7.1-18.1 233 88.5 81.9-92.9
$50,000+ 309 48 19.5 14.6-25.5 261 80.5 74.5-85.4

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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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