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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 577 451 77.7 73.0-81.8 65 11.5 8.5-15.3 39 5.8 4.1- 8.2 21 4.9 2.8- 8.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
GENDER
Male 237 174 71.7 63.7-78.6 36 15.8 10.7-22.7 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 13 7.4 3.6-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 340 277 83.3 78.2-87.4 29 7.5 4.9-11.3 25 6.4 4.1- 9.9 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
RACE
White 426 332 76.1 70.3-81.0 47 12.0 8.6-16.5 31 6.5 4.4- 9.6 16 5.4 2.8-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
Other 150 118 80.5 71.5-87.2 18 10.7 5.8-18.9 8 4.4 2.0- 9.1 5 4.0 1.3-11.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
AGE
18-44 201 144 73.9 65.9-80.6 29 13.8 9.0-20.5 18 6.1 3.6-10.0 10 6.3 2.8-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 370 302 81.8 77.0-85.8 36 9.1 6.4-12.8 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 137 101 73.6 62.6-82.3 21 16.9 9.9-27.6 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6 5 5.2 1.8-14.1 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 439 350 79.4 74.2-83.7 43 9.3 6.6-13.0 29 6.3 4.2- 9.4 16 4.8 2.4- 9.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 168 76.4 66.7-83.9 21 10.4 5.8-18.2 14 5.7 3.1-10.4 8 7.5 3.0-17.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 308 243 79.1 73.3-84.0 35 11.8 8.1-17.0 22 5.9 3.7- 9.2 8 3.2 1.5- 6.5 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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