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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-New Hanover County 225 220 98.1 95.2-99.3 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8
RACE
White 196 193 98.9 96.5-99.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5
Other 28 26 92.5 73.2-98.3 2 7.5 1.7-26.8
AGE
18-44 51 51 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 174 169 96.9 92.4-98.8 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 62 98.1 87.5-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
Some College + 161 157 98.1 94.5-99.3 4 1.9 0.7- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 99 95 96.6 90.3-98.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.7
$50,000+ 93 92 99.0 93.1-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9

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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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