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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 223 216 95.7 86.3-98.7 7 4.3 1.3-13.7
RACE
White 184 180 95.6 82.3-99.0 4 4.4 1.0-17.7
Other 38 35 95.9 86.9-98.8 3 4.1 1.2-13.1
AGE
18-44 57 55 92.5 67.1-98.7 2 7.5 1.3-32.9
45+ 164 159 97.7 94.2-99.1 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 51 86.1 60.3-96.2 5 13.9 3.8-39.7
Some College + 167 165 99.5 97.8-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 81 97.0 91.6-98.9 4 3.0 1.1- 8.4
$50,000+ 109 106 93.8 74.8-98.7 3 6.2 1.3-25.2

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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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