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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 404 285 62.7 55.1-69.7 61 18.7 13.5-25.2 33 7.1 4.7-10.7 21 6.8 3.5-12.7 4 4.8 1.4-14.8
GENDER
Male 150 93 49.6 38.7-60.5 30 26.2 17.3-37.4 13 7.1 3.6-13.6 11 8.6 3.4-20.0 3 8.5 2.4-26.1
Female 254 192 77.0 70.4-82.5 31 10.4 6.9-15.4 20 7.1 4.4-11.4 10 4.9 2.4- 9.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
RACE
White 338 239 64.5 56.8-71.6 48 17.0 12.0-23.7 30 8.6 5.5-13.0 20 8.3 4.2-15.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.3
Other 63 43 54.3 35.3-72.1 13 25.2 12.3-44.5 3 2.5 0.7- 8.2 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 3 16.1 3.9-47.8
AGE
18-44 134 82 52.4 40.8-63.7 30 24.4 15.8-35.7 10 6.4 3.0-12.9 9 8.9 3.6-20.5 3 7.9 2.1-26.0
45+ 265 200 74.0 67.0-79.9 31 12.5 8.3-18.5 22 8.0 5.0-12.4 11 4.3 2.3- 8.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 98 55.8 41.6-69.1 22 17.5 9.3-30.4 8 4.6 1.9-10.6 9 9.6 3.1-25.7 4 12.5 3.9-33.6
Some College + 262 186 66.7 58.9-73.7 39 19.5 13.5-27.2 25 8.7 5.4-13.7 12 5.1 2.8- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 110 54.9 41.4-67.8 25 21.7 12.4-35.2 13 5.5 2.8-10.4 9 9.5 3.2-25.1 2 8.4 1.7-32.7
$50,000+ 180 131 69.3 60.8-76.7 26 16.6 10.9-24.4 13 7.7 4.3-13.6 10 6.4 3.3-11.9 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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