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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
-Rowan County 267 227 69.8 58.7-79.0 40 30.2 21.0-41.3
RACE
White 222 194 71.9 58.5-82.3 28 28.1 17.7-41.5
Other 43 33 65.4 46.0-80.8 10 34.6 19.2-54.0
AGE
18-44 54 25 39.3 25.6-54.9 29 60.7 45.1-74.4
45+ 211 200 86.8 65.9-95.7 11 13.2 4.3-34.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 105 59.9 43.4-74.5 24 40.1 25.5-56.6
Some College + 138 122 80.1 69.3-87.7 16 19.9 12.3-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 123 65.0 48.4-78.6 23 35.0 21.4-51.6
$50,000+ 76 66 73.9 55.5-86.5 10 26.1 13.5-44.5

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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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