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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health-WHITE FEMALES

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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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,468 6,172 69.0 67.1-70.9 1,296 31.0 29.1-32.9
AGE
18-24 148 20 15.1 8.6-25.1 128 84.9 74.9-91.4
25-34 595 88 14.2 11.2-17.8 507 85.8 82.2-88.8
35-44 1,050 654 62.8 59.2-66.3 396 37.2 33.7-40.8
45-54 1,407 1,321 94.3 92.7-95.5 86 5.7 4.5- 7.3
55-64 1,620 1,567 97.5 96.7-98.2 53 2.5 1.8- 3.3
65-74 1,424 1,376 96.7 95.1-97.8 48 3.3 2.2- 4.9
75+ 1,172 1,101 94.2 92.1-95.8 71 5.8 4.2- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 824 712 77.5 71.7-82.4 112 22.5 17.6-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,141 1,827 70.7 66.7-74.5 314 29.3 25.5-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,175 1,777 66.6 63.0-69.9 398 33.4 30.1-37.0
College Graduate 2,311 1,841 67.6 64.5-70.6 470 32.4 29.4-35.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 793 660 70.5 62.8-77.2 133 29.5 22.8-37.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,087 919 67.1 61.3-72.4 168 32.9 27.6-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 748 618 69.9 64.6-74.8 130 30.1 25.2-35.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 845 65.0 60.0-69.8 197 35.0 30.2-40.0
$50,000-74,999 1,057 836 65.5 61.0-69.7 221 34.5 30.3-39.0
$75,000+ 1,529 1,244 70.8 66.9-74.5 285 29.2 25.5-33.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,821 2,488 79.2 76.0-82.1 333 20.8 17.9-24.0
No 4,527 3,589 64.1 61.7-66.5 938 35.9 33.5-38.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 110 72.3 62.0-80.7 31 27.7 19.3-38.0
Non-Veteran 7,327 6,062 69.0 67.0-70.8 1,265 31.0 29.2-33.0

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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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