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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Mecklenburg County 397 373 92.6 87.5-95.7 24 7.4 4.3-12.5
RACE
White 259 247 97.1 94.6-98.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4
Other 136 124 86.1 75.0-92.8 12 13.9 7.2-25.0
AGE
18-44 121 113 92.4 83.6-96.7 8 7.6 3.3-16.4
45+ 267 251 92.3 85.3-96.1 16 7.7 3.9-14.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 97 84.9 71.4-92.7 11 15.1 7.3-28.6
Some College + 286 274 95.9 91.0-98.1 12 4.1 1.9- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 144 90.7 81.8-95.5 13 9.3 4.5-18.2
$50,000+ 175 170 96.6 88.9-99.0 5 3.4 1.0-11.1

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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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