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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-New Hanover County 369 86 22.6 17.3-28.9 119 33.5 26.9-40.8 99 25.9 20.3-32.4 45 14.4 9.3-21.7 20 3.6 2.1- 6.1
GENDER
Male 146 30 18.9 11.9-28.8 44 30.7 20.6-43.0 45 29.5 20.5-40.4 17 17.3 9.0-30.8 10 3.5 1.8- 6.9
Female 223 56 26.5 19.6-34.8 75 36.5 29.1-44.6 54 21.9 16.3-28.8 28 11.3 7.3-17.0 10 3.8 1.7- 8.2
RACE
White 317 75 23.9 18.2-30.8 107 37.5 30.3-45.3 82 24.2 18.9-30.5 35 10.1 6.9-14.5 18 4.3 2.5- 7.4
Other 49 11 17.2 7.1-36.0 11 16.1 7.2-32.1 17 33.5 16.9-55.5 9 32.6 14.1-59.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
AGE
18-44 82 23 28.1 17.7-41.5 34 33.7 23.1-46.3 17 20.7 11.6-34.2 7 16.1 6.7-33.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
45+ 285 62 18.5 14.0-24.0 85 33.6 25.6-42.7 81 29.3 23.1-36.4 38 13.4 9.4-18.7 19 5.2 3.1- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 9 9.3 3.4-22.7 31 21.8 13.9-32.6 35 35.3 22.6-50.5 19 27.0 13.5-46.6 10 6.6 2.9-14.4
Some College + 265 77 27.8 21.3-35.5 88 38.1 30.2-46.8 64 22.1 16.6-28.8 26 9.5 6.1-14.3 10 2.5 1.3- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 32 20.4 12.3-31.9 36 17.5 11.3-26.0 51 31.8 22.1-43.4 30 24.8 14.6-38.8 13 5.5 2.7-10.9
$50,000+ 160 45 25.7 18.7-34.1 66 45.4 36.6-54.4 37 21.7 15.3-29.8 8 5.5 2.6-11.0 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8

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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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