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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 170 25.5 21.5-29.8 223 32.0 27.7-36.6 177 27.1 23.0-31.7 80 11.7 8.9-15.3 27 3.7 2.3- 5.8
GENDER
Male 274 58 22.3 16.6-29.3 86 31.8 25.5-38.8 82 29.2 23.2-36.2 35 11.7 7.9-17.1 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0
Female 403 112 28.6 23.5-34.3 137 32.2 26.6-38.3 95 25.0 19.6-31.3 45 11.7 8.0-16.9 14 2.4 1.3- 4.5
RACE
White 462 138 31.2 26.3-36.5 168 37.0 31.7-42.7 97 19.5 15.6-24.2 43 9.7 6.6-14.2 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Other 213 31 17.5 11.6-25.5 55 25.2 18.8-33.0 79 37.5 29.7-46.0 37 14.6 9.9-21.0 11 5.2 2.6-10.2
AGE
18-44 200 65 30.9 24.0-38.8 70 31.8 24.8-39.7 49 27.2 20.4-35.4 15 9.2 5.3-15.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
45+ 467 103 20.4 16.7-24.7 149 31.9 27.1-37.0 125 26.9 22.5-31.8 64 14.3 10.8-18.7 26 6.5 4.1-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 26 14.2 8.5-22.9 43 21.7 14.5-31.3 66 39.1 30.0-48.9 37 21.0 14.2-30.0 10 4.0 1.8- 8.5
Some College + 491 143 30.7 25.9-35.9 177 36.5 31.5-41.8 111 21.8 17.6-26.7 43 7.5 5.2-10.8 17 3.5 2.0- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 29 11.3 6.6-18.6 75 23.9 17.5-31.8 90 38.2 30.4-46.8 55 19.6 14.3-26.2 18 6.9 3.8-12.1
$50,000+ 316 115 35.4 29.5-41.7 115 39.8 33.8-46.3 67 18.2 14.0-23.3 15 5.6 3.0-10.3 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5

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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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