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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,779 2,656 19.7 18.7-20.8 4,932 32.1 31.0-33.2 4,801 30.7 29.5-31.9 2,247 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,143 5.0 4.6- 5.5
-Rowan County 443 53 12.5 8.8-17.6 129 27.9 22.4-34.1 145 37.3 30.3-44.8 73 14.2 10.5-18.8 43 8.2 5.5-12.0
GENDER
Male 175 17 11.7 6.1-21.1 48 23.4 16.3-32.5 67 44.5 33.9-55.6 28 14.4 9.0-22.4 15 6.0 3.0-11.8
Female 268 36 13.4 9.3-19.0 81 32.5 24.9-41.1 78 29.7 21.4-39.6 45 13.9 9.7-19.4 28 10.5 6.6-16.2
RACE
White 360 48 16.5 11.4-23.2 117 33.4 27.0-40.4 109 30.0 23.3-37.8 53 11.7 8.5-15.9 33 8.4 5.6-12.6
Other 81 5 3.9 1.3-10.8 12 15.9 7.6-30.1 34 52.4 37.0-67.2 20 20.1 11.4-33.0 10 7.8 3.1-18.1
AGE
18-44 99 20 17.1 9.8-27.9 34 30.7 20.6-43.0 33 37.6 25.7-51.3 10 10.7 5.4-20.1 2 3.9 1.0-14.3
45+ 342 33 9.1 6.1-13.4 95 25.7 20.6-31.7 111 37.0 29.3-45.5 63 16.8 12.6-22.2 40 11.3 8.0-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 20 7.2 4.1-12.2 50 24.3 16.8-33.6 76 41.4 30.9-52.8 43 15.7 10.6-22.8 36 11.5 7.5-17.1
Some College + 218 33 19.2 12.5-28.5 79 32.3 25.1-40.5 69 32.1 24.9-40.4 30 12.2 7.7-18.7 7 4.1 1.4-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 25 10.4 6.1-17.1 63 21.3 15.1-29.2 78 38.3 28.4-49.3 52 18.5 12.8-25.9 35 11.5 7.4-17.7
$50,000+ 132 26 21.0 12.9-32.4 51 40.5 30.3-51.6 44 31.8 23.1-42.0 11 6.7 3.5-12.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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