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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 670 501 70.4 65.5-74.9 86 15.6 12.1-19.9 47 8.2 5.8-11.3 31 4.7 2.9- 7.5 5 1.1 0.3- 3.4
GENDER
Male 271 189 65.0 57.6-71.8 35 16.9 11.8-23.6 26 11.2 7.1-17.0 18 5.3 3.0- 9.2 3 1.6 0.4- 6.7
Female 399 312 75.8 69.4-81.3 51 14.4 10.1-20.1 21 5.2 3.2- 8.1 13 4.1 1.7- 9.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
RACE
White 457 339 69.6 63.8-74.9 59 17.1 12.7-22.7 33 8.5 5.8-12.2 23 4.2 2.5- 7.1 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Other 211 160 71.4 62.7-78.8 27 13.6 8.6-20.9 14 7.7 4.1-14.2 8 5.3 2.3-11.9 2 1.9 0.4- 8.2
AGE
18-44 199 129 62.6 54.2-70.3 37 20.4 14.3-28.3 22 9.9 6.1-15.6 9 5.4 2.5-11.4 2 1.6 0.4- 7.2
45+ 461 363 77.5 72.6-81.7 48 11.2 8.2-15.0 25 6.7 4.2-10.4 22 4.1 2.5- 6.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 135 67.7 57.1-76.7 21 18.4 11.0-29.2 10 5.8 2.8-11.8 7 5.3 2.3-11.7 3 2.8 0.7-10.8
Some College + 490 362 71.5 66.1-76.3 65 14.5 11.1-18.7 37 9.2 6.3-13.3 24 4.4 2.4- 8.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 191 65.3 56.3-73.3 35 19.2 12.6-28.2 17 6.2 3.5-10.8 19 7.5 3.8-14.2 2 1.7 0.3- 9.6
$50,000+ 315 236 72.8 66.5-78.3 42 13.4 9.7-18.3 27 10.4 6.7-15.9 8 2.8 1.3- 6.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0

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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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