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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Women's Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
-Wake County 337 317 93.4 89.1-96.1 20 6.6 3.9-10.9
RACE
White 254 246 97.2 93.5-98.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.5
Other 82 70 85.7 74.7-92.4 12 14.3 7.6-25.3
AGE
18-44 121 113 92.3 84.5-96.3 8 7.7 3.7-15.5
45+ 212 200 94.6 90.3-97.0 12 5.4 3.0- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 74 85.8 74.5-92.6 13 14.2 7.4-25.5
Some College + 249 242 96.8 92.7-98.6 7 3.2 1.4- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 131 89.6 81.6-94.4 14 10.4 5.6-18.4
$50,000+ 157 155 97.8 91.6-99.5 2 2.2 0.5- 8.4

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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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