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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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  Total
Respond.^
Daily Weekly Monthly Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,051 6,956 39.8 38.6-41.0 929 7.2 6.6- 7.8 397 3.4 3.0- 4.0 6,769 49.6 48.3-50.9
-New Hanover County 355 194 47.9 40.6-55.2 26 12.2 7.2-20.0 11 2.9 1.2- 6.9 124 37.1 29.8-44.9
GENDER
Male 136 70 40.2 29.7-51.7 13 17.6 8.8-31.9 5 4.3 1.3-12.8 48 37.9 26.2-51.3
Female 219 124 55.6 47.3-63.6 13 6.7 3.6-12.0 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 76 36.2 28.6-44.6
RACE
White 308 168 50.3 42.8-57.9 22 9.7 5.9-15.4 9 2.8 1.0- 7.9 109 37.2 29.8-45.2
Other 45 24 35.6 19.3-56.0 4 23.9 7.2-55.9 2 3.2 0.8-12.6 15 37.3 18.1-61.6
AGE
18-44 77 33 36.4 24.8-49.8 15 24.5 13.2-40.9 4 5.1 1.5-15.9 25 34.0 21.7-48.8
45+ 277 160 55.2 46.8-63.3 11 4.1 2.1- 7.7 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4 99 39.3 31.1-48.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 55 43.9 29.6-59.2 4 15.8 4.5-42.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 35 40.1 25.3-56.9
Some College + 259 138 49.2 41.0-57.4 22 10.9 6.7-17.2 10 3.8 1.5- 9.2 89 36.1 28.0-45.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 85 46.8 35.2-58.7 7 12.7 4.6-30.5 4 3.5 0.8-14.5 59 37.0 26.0-49.6
$50,000+ 153 79 49.8 40.8-58.9 16 12.1 6.9-20.6 7 3.1 1.3- 7.5 51 34.9 26.8-44.0

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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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