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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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  Total
Respond.^
Within the past year (<12 months) Within the past 2 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,611 11,931 72.0 70.8-73.1 1,711 12.9 12.1-13.8 945 7.4 6.8- 8.2 902 6.6 5.9- 7.4 122 1.0 0.8- 1.3
-Rowan County 440 334 70.8 63.4-77.2 46 10.8 6.9-16.7 26 9.0 5.0-15.9 28 7.0 4.4-10.9 6 2.4 0.9- 6.2
GENDER
Male 173 125 68.1 57.2-77.4 18 11.0 5.0-22.2 16 9.7 5.6-16.3 13 9.4 5.1-16.9 1 1.8 0.3-11.6
Female 267 209 73.5 63.2-81.9 28 10.7 6.8-16.4 10 8.4 2.6-23.7 15 4.4 2.4- 7.7 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0
RACE
White 356 270 71.4 63.4-78.2 37 9.4 6.4-13.8 20 10.2 5.0-19.8 24 6.8 4.3-10.6 5 2.1 0.8- 5.7
Other 82 62 68.8 52.1-81.6 9 14.2 5.3-32.7 6 6.6 2.6-15.8 4 7.4 2.5-20.0 1 3.0 0.4-18.4
AGE
18-44 99 64 68.2 55.4-78.7 9 9.9 3.7-24.2 11 7.5 3.9-14.1 12 10.3 5.3-19.1 3 4.0 1.2-13.0
45+ 339 268 72.7 63.6-80.2 37 11.6 7.9-16.6 15 10.3 4.4-22.2 16 4.4 2.5- 7.6 3 1.1 0.3- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 173 68.7 57.1-78.3 21 11.7 5.8-22.1 11 9.5 3.7-22.3 16 7.5 4.1-13.5 4 2.6 0.7- 9.3
Some College + 215 161 73.4 65.2-80.2 25 9.8 6.3-15.0 15 8.5 4.7-14.8 12 6.2 3.0-12.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 251 182 64.4 53.7-73.9 27 12.3 6.5-22.1 16 10.3 4.5-22.0 22 9.6 5.6-16.1 4 3.3 1.1- 9.9
$50,000+ 131 105 79.3 69.9-86.3 12 7.5 4.0-13.6 8 8.1 3.8-16.5 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7

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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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