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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 6,530 6,375 95.7 94.4-96.7 155 4.3 3.3- 5.6
-WHITE FEMALES 4,923 4,832 96.0 94.3-97.2 91 4.0 2.8- 5.7
AGE
18-24 146 119 77.2 66.5-85.2 27 22.8 14.8-33.5
25-34 580 576 99.1 96.6-99.8 4 0.9 0.2- 3.4
35-44 920 915 98.8 96.5-99.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.5
45-54 1,021 1,016 99.6 99.0-99.8 5 0.4 0.2- 1.0
55-64 945 942 99.8 99.2-99.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
65-74 720 714 99.1 97.6-99.7 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4
75+ 555 515 93.3 89.6-95.8 40 6.7 4.2-10.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 379 90.7 82.6-95.3 24 9.3 4.7-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 1,243 95.5 92.3-97.4 29 4.5 2.6- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,436 1,411 94.7 90.3-97.1 25 5.3 2.9- 9.7
College Graduate 1,804 1,791 98.4 94.8-99.5 13 1.6 0.5- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 416 405 95.4 89.2-98.1 11 4.6 1.9-10.8
$15,000- 24,999 633 611 92.1 84.2-96.2 22 7.9 3.8-15.8
$25,000- 34,999 469 463 98.8 96.7-99.5 6 1.2 0.5- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 714 706 96.5 90.9-98.7 8 3.5 1.3- 9.1
$50,000-74,999 770 765 98.4 94.6-99.6 5 1.6 0.4- 5.4
$75,000+ 1,196 1,190 97.2 91.4-99.2 6 2.8 0.8- 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,554 1,517 96.9 94.9-98.2 37 3.1 1.8- 5.1
No 3,289 3,237 95.6 93.3-97.2 52 4.4 2.8- 6.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 98 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
Non-Veteran 4,824 4,734 96.0 94.2-97.2 90 4.0 2.8- 5.8

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

^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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