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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Women's Health

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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
-New Hanover County 225 196 77.3 68.3-84.4 29 22.7 15.6-31.7
RACE
White 196 175 79.0 68.9-86.5 21 21.0 13.5-31.1
Other 28 20 66.2 43.0-83.5 8 33.8 16.5-57.0
AGE
18-44 51 30 51.3 35.4-67.0 21 48.7 33.0-64.6
45+ 174 166 93.1 85.9-96.8 8 6.9 3.2-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 60 93.0 77.2-98.1 3 7.0 1.9-22.8
Some College + 161 135 72.3 61.4-81.1 26 27.7 18.9-38.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 82 67.0 51.2-79.6 17 33.0 20.4-48.8
$50,000+ 93 81 80.7 68.5-88.9 12 19.3 11.1-31.5

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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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