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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 585 134 24.4 20.2-29.2 214 35.0 30.3-40.1 154 26.4 22.0-31.4 69 12.0 8.9-16.1 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9
GENDER
Male 242 57 23.8 18.1-30.7 85 33.4 26.6-41.1 63 28.1 21.3-36.1 30 12.2 7.9-18.5 7 2.4 1.0- 5.9
Female 343 77 25.0 19.1-32.0 129 36.5 30.3-43.3 91 24.9 19.6-31.0 39 11.9 7.8-17.6 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0
RACE
White 433 109 28.0 22.7-34.0 163 36.9 31.3-42.8 109 25.2 20.2-31.0 42 8.0 5.6-11.2 10 1.9 0.9- 3.8
Other 151 25 17.8 11.6-26.3 51 32.1 23.7-41.7 45 29.4 21.3-39.1 26 18.3 11.5-27.8 4 2.4 0.7- 7.9
AGE
18-44 205 58 26.5 19.9-34.4 75 34.7 27.4-42.8 54 29.0 21.9-37.3 16 9.1 5.1-15.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.7
45+ 374 75 22.4 17.7-27.9 136 34.9 29.5-40.6 98 23.6 19.2-28.6 53 15.5 11.3-20.9 12 3.7 1.8- 7.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 15 11.8 6.5-20.6 39 24.9 17.0-34.9 48 35.9 26.1-46.9 28 23.4 15.0-34.5 9 4.0 1.9- 8.5
Some College + 445 119 29.3 24.2-35.1 175 39.0 33.5-44.8 106 22.8 18.3-28.1 40 7.6 5.2-10.8 5 1.3 0.4- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 24 11.7 6.9-19.1 67 32.8 24.6-42.1 71 30.5 23.0-39.3 41 21.4 14.5-30.4 9 3.6 1.6- 8.2
$50,000+ 311 94 31.5 25.3-38.3 128 37.5 31.4-44.0 68 23.5 18.0-30.1 18 6.5 3.8-10.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5

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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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