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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Mecklenburg County 399 311 63.2 56.3-69.6 88 36.8 30.4-43.7
RACE
White 261 220 73.5 65.0-80.6 41 26.5 19.4-35.0
Other 136 90 49.1 38.7-59.6 46 50.9 40.4-61.3
AGE
18-44 121 51 36.0 26.6-46.6 70 64.0 53.4-73.4
45+ 269 254 92.1 85.0-95.9 15 7.9 4.1-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 87 62.1 47.3-74.9 22 37.9 25.1-52.7
Some College + 287 222 63.8 56.1-70.9 65 36.2 29.1-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 123 63.1 50.7-74.0 35 36.9 26.0-49.3
$50,000+ 175 131 61.9 52.8-70.3 44 38.1 29.7-47.2

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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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