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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund

The North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund works to improve the health of the people of North Carolina
by funding programs to reduce youth tobacco use, obesity, and health disparities,
as well as help low-income populations access prescription drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,491 4,214 29.8 28.6-31.0 10,277 70.2 69.0-71.4
-New Hanover County 337 92 30.5 23.5-38.5 245 69.5 61.5-76.5
GENDER
Male 131 40 32.2 21.3-45.6 91 67.8 54.4-78.7
Female 206 52 28.6 21.0-37.6 154 71.4 62.4-79.0
RACE
White 293 75 31.1 23.5-40.0 218 68.9 60.0-76.5
Other 42 17 28.1 14.2-48.0 25 71.9 52.0-85.8
AGE
18-44 74 19 27.4 16.9-41.3 55 72.6 58.7-83.1
45+ 261 73 32.7 24.2-42.6 188 67.3 57.4-75.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 24 21.2 12.6-33.6 66 78.8 66.4-87.4
Some College + 246 68 33.8 25.4-43.3 178 66.2 56.7-74.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 44 28.1 18.9-39.5 100 71.9 60.5-81.1
$50,000+ 150 37 30.0 21.8-39.8 113 70.0 60.2-78.2

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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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